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Turkey’s women's national rhythmic gymnastics team won the 2020 European title on Nov. 28, the team's first-ever medal in the competition.
"Historic! Turkey wins their first-ever medal at a European Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships after defeating Ukraine to the 3 hoops, 2 pairs of clubs gold!," the Turkish Olympic Committee tweeted.
Turkey have won their first medal of any colour – a 🥇 – at the European Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships with victory in the Group 3 hoops + 2 pairs of clubs final. 🤸🇹🇷— Olympic Channel (@olympicchannel) November 28, 2020
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The committee congratulated Duygu Doğan, Azra Akıncı, Peri Berker, Nil Karabina and Eda Asar for winning gold in Kiev.
Proud moment for the Turkish group! pic.twitter.com/v79GuLjSVq— European Gymnastics (@UEGymnastics) November 28, 2020
Host nation Ukraine was awarded silver.
Turkish Youth and Sports Minister Mehmet Muharrem Kasapoğlu congratulated the team on social media and said the win made Turkey proud of the team’s success.
Avrupa Ritmik Cimnastik Şampiyonasında ritmik cimnastik grup milli takımımız "3 çember 2 labut" aletinde altın madalya kazandı.— Dr. Mehmet Kasapoğlu (@kasapoglu) November 28, 2020
Tarihte ilkleri yaşıyoruz. Genç sporcularımızdan gurur veren başarılar gelmeye devam ediyor. Tebrikler 👏🏼🇹🇷pic.twitter.com/uWUazwx35k