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Rhythmic gold for Russian Kanaeva

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Video - Russia wins rhythmic gold

Russia's Evgeniya Kanaeva posted the highest score in each of the four rotations to win the individual rhythmic gymnastics all-around gold.

Kanaeva got identical scores of 18.850 on her rope and hoop routines before wowing the judges with a club routine that earned her a finals-high 18.950.

She finished with an graceful ribbon routine for a total of 75.500.

Silver went to Inna Zhukova of Belarus, who scored 71.925, while Ukraine's Anna Bessonova picked up bronze with 71.875




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