Russian athlete Dina Averina won the individual all-around at the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships in Kitakyushu, Japan. Thus, she became the 18-time world champion in rhythmic gymnastics, informs All-Russian Federation of Rhythmic Gymnastics.
Averina surpassed the record of Evgenia Kanaeva, who became the world champion 17 times. Averina also became the first four-time absolute world champion in history.
Dina Averina showed the result of 108.400 points in the individual all-around. Her sister Arina Averina took third place, gaining 103.200 points, transfers Interfax. The second place went to the Belarusian sportswoman Alina Gornosko.
23-year-old Dina Averina won five gold medals at the current World Championship. Previously, she won competitions with a hoop, ball, clubs, and also became the winner in a team performance.
Averina is an silver medalist of the Olympic Games in Tokyo.