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Stiliana Nikolova claims two more silver medals at the World Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships in Sofia

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Bulgaria’s Stiliana Nikolova has won two more silver medals at the World Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships in Sofia. The seventeen- year-old Bulgarian athlete won silver in the apparatus finals, at ribbon and clubs. Earlier, she claimed the silver medal in the hoop. Nikolova, who is making her debut at a World Rhythmic Gymnastics Championship will compete for a medal at the individual all-around final. Stiliana is a real hero, team manager Branimira Markova said

Boryana Kaleyn, who was among the favourites for a gold medal at the 39th FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships in Sofia had to pull out of the competition, due to an illness. 

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