Cyprus secure more medals at the Commonwealth games in Birmingham

Cyprus’ Anna Sokolova on Saturday won two medals in Rhythmic Gymnastics in Birmingham Commonwealth Games securing a silver medal in Hoop and a bronze in Ball.

Following’s Sokolova’s new medals, Cyprus medals tally in the Commonwealth Games rose to 10, of which two Gold, three Silver and five Bronze.

Malaysia’s Joe Ee Gn with 29,700 points clinched gold in Ball, followed by Canada’s Suzanna Shahbazian with 29,050 and Sokolova with 28,800.

Earlier Sokolova clinched the silver medal in Hoop with 28,300 points with Wales’ Gemma Natasha Frizlle clinching gold with 28,700 and Canada’s Carmel Kallemma securing bronze with 28,200.

Sokolova competed in the finals of Clubs and Ribbon securing 7th and 8th place respectively.

Cyprus’ athlete of Track and Field Alexandros Poursanides on Saturday won the Bronze medal in Men’s Hammer Throw in the 22nd Commonwealth Games “Birmingham 2022”.

The Cypriot athlete of the delegation of Cyprus Commonwealth Committee with a Throw at 73.97 secured the Bronze Medal in the Games.

The excellent Throw of Poursanides constitutes a personal season best.

Nick Miller from England the first place and the gold medal with a throw of 76.43, and Canadian Ethan Katzberg won the second place and the silver medal with a throw of 76.36 meters.

Following Poursanides’ Bronze medal, Cyprus medals tally in the Commonwealth Games rose to 11, of which two Gold, three Silver and six Bronze.

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