KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 21 (Bernama) -- Two national gymnasts have booked their berths to the individual finals in the hoop discipline at the 13th Asian Junior Rhythmic Gymnastics Championship.
National gymnast, Olivia Tai Qing Tong who scored 14.050 points, was placed third among 40 participants in the qualifying round at the Putra Stadium in Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur, Friday.
Another national gymnast, Shasangari Sivaneswary collected 13.750 points to be placed sixth. Also in the final were two gymnasts from Uzbeskistan, Jasmin Yusupova and Nilufar Shomuradova with the highest score of 14.200 points.
Other finalists included Yelizaveta Mainovskaya (13.900) and Haruna Igarashi (13.900) of Kazakhstan, Takana Tatsuzawa (13.750) of Japan and Veronika Lyssogor of Kazakhstan (13.650).
In the qualifying round Friday, only two disciplines were contested, hoop and ball while clubs and ribbon will be competed on Saturday.....