Twin Cities Rythmics team wins gold at Junior Pan American Championships
The USA Rhythmic Junior Group, based out of Minneapolis, won gold in the all-around and event finals in Cordoba, Argentina -- and three of the five gold medallists came to FOX 9 News to talk about their team's success.
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Kiana Eide, of St. Francis, Minn.; Elizabeth Kourdaev, from Maple Grove; and Sofia Popova, of Minneapolis joined their coach, Margarita Mamzina, to talk about what rhythmic gymnastic is and how they got their start.
The other two members of the team live in New York.
The team of five scored 21.825 for the rope routine and a 22.900 for their ball routine, amassing a combined total of 44.725. Brazil finished second with a score of 42.575 and Canada was third with 39.800.