Russian female gymnasts qualify for 2020 World Championships in Tokyo

Russian female gymnasts qualify for 2020 World Championships in Tokyo

Russian female gymnasts have qualified for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Japan’s Tokyo.

Russian athletes won silver yesterday in women’s team event of the 2018 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships, held Qatar’s Doha between October 25 and November 3.

The silver with an aggregate result of 162.863 points after four disciplines (vault, uneven bars, balance beam and floor exercise) was brought for the national team by Russian gymnasts Aliya Mustafina, Liliya Akhaimova, Irina Alekseyeva, Angelina Melnikova and Angelina Simakova, TASS reported.

The team from the United States chalked up a total result of 171.629 points winning the gold and becoming the world champions for the fourth time in a row. The Chinese team took the silver finishing on the heels of the Russian gymnasts with 162.396 points.

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