29 June, 2017
Finals of the 15th Junior Rhythmic Asian Championships in KAZ
AGU Media, DOHA (QAT): Adilya Tlekenova lived up to her expectations, winning two gold, one silver and two bronze medals in her hometown Astana, Kazakhstan, at the 15th Junior Rhythmic Asian Championships at the Daulet National Tennis Center on Tuesday.
The 15-year-old talented gymnast scooped up her first gold in hoop, pocketing 16,050 points. She was followed by Uzbekistan’s Takhmina Ikromova (15,000) and Japan’s Aino Yamada (14,500).
Her second gold came in the individual all-around event (63,400). Ikromova (61,900) and China’s Zilu Wang (57,250) came second and third respectively.
Tlekenova claimed the silver in apparatus final individuals and won the bronze in ball and club events.
Ikromova, who threw a tough challenge to Tlekenova, ended up with two gold and as many silver medals from the competition, which was held under the aegis of Asian Gymnastics Union.
The Uzbek claimed gold in apparatus final individuals and ball categories while her silver came in hoop and individual all-around event.
Uzbekistan’s Lola Zakirova won the club gold (14,850) while China’s Zilu Wang came second (14,350).
Meanwhile, Japan bagged the apparatus final group honours with 15,650 points. Kazakhstan (14,900) and Uzbekistan (14,850) came second and third respectively.
The Japanese team also added the apparatus final (ropes) where they accumulated 14,900 points followed by Uzbekistan (14,850) and China (14,700).
Full Results in the Box