Men's and Women's national teams of Russia on sports gymnastics in the team event and the Russian synchronized swimmers – in group competitions won gold medals at the European games in Baku.
"Men's team - citizens of Russia's David Belyavsky, Nikita Ignatyev and Nikolai Kuksenkov scored 178, 963 points, silver in the team of Ukraine (177, 429), bronze went to the masters tournament - the Azerbaijanis (174, 195) ", - informs " f-Sport ".
Female Russian national team in gymnastics from Viktoria Komova, Aliya Mustafina and Seda Tutkhalyan won with the result 116, 897 points. Second place went to team Germany (110, 397). The three of prize-winners was closed by the team of the Netherlands (110, 099). Russian synchronized swimmers in the finals with an arbitrary program, the Russians scored 169. 0992 points. From the Russian group in the final played Anastasia Arkhipov, Maya Gurbanberdiev, Daria Kulagina, anisii Neborak, Elizabeth Ovchinnikov, Valery Filenkov, Veronika Kalinina, Anna Larkin, Mary A. and Mary Salmina. The second place was taken by athletes of Spain, who scored 162. 0406 points, bronze medals were won by swimmers of Ukraine (159. 0860). Remember, European games opened in Baku on 12 June and runs until the 28th. Participation in competitions will take about 6 thousand Athletes from 50 countries in the world. All will be won 253 sets of medals in 20 sports. Selection for the European games were 360 Russian athletes from 49 regions. The team included 7 Olympic Champions, 34 world Champions of different years. However, the European game was only partly due to the vast number of leaders of the EU ignored them and Germany and is accused Azerbaijan of human rights violations. Wave of negativity did not stop to arrive in Baku Vladimir Putin, whose main goal - conversations with President Ilham Aliyev and Recep Erdogan. To Express support for Azerbaijan also came the presidents of Belarus, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Montenegro and Serbia, as well as the Prince of Monaco. The competitions are designed to raise the level of European athletes, which, in the opinion of the organizers, have recently declined. The idea to hold the EU to its own continental analogue of the summer Olympics was endorsed by the EAS and international Olympic Committee (IOC) in 2011. The competition program included all of the major Olympic sports - athletics, gymnastics, swimming, wrestling, Boxing and others.