Jessica Gadirova wins floor gold to cap successful world championships

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The breakout event of Jessica Gadirova’s flourishing career culminated in one of her greatest achievements as the 18-year-old closed off the women’s competition by becoming world champion on the floor exercise for the first time.

After playing a defining role in Great Britain’s team silver medal and then taking bronze in a tense, high-quality all-around final, she finishes her first world championship with three medals, one of each colour. In an incredibly successful event that has underlined Great Britain’s arrival at the top of the sport, GB’s gymnasts leave Liverpool with six medals.

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Written by Tumaini Carayol
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2022/nov/06/jessica-gadirova-wins-floor-gold-to-cap-successful-world-championships under the title “Jessica Gadirova wins floor gold to cap successful world championships”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.