Russian twins Arina and Dina Averina both earned podium places in the senior individual all-around final at the European Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships in Varna, Bulgaria.
The Averinas were the top two in the all-around competition at the 2019 World Championships and although Dina came out on top that day, it was Arina’s turn today.
A score of 109.100 was enough for Arina to claim gold, with Dina taking bronze with 107.325.
Splitting the twins on the podium was Boryana Kaleyn of Bulgaria who took silver with 107.625.
In the senior team competition the Russian Federation all came out on top with the Averina twins combining with Lala Kramarenko to win gold in 305.675.
The Belarus team of Anastasiia Salos and Alina Harnasko took silver with 290.575, with the bronze medals going to Israel’s team of Nicol Zelikman and Linoy Ashram with 283.250.
The Russian Federation also claimed gold in the senior group all-around category scoring 90.250 points.
Silver went to Italy with 87.450 with Israel claiming bronze with 87.400.
The individual finals are set to dominate proceedings tomorrow.