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Russia wins rhythmic gymnastics team gold
Russia claims rhythmic gym. group title, China follows
Defending Olympic champion Russia claimed the rhythmic gymnastics group title at the Beijing Olympics on Sunday.

Host China makes breakthrough with first Olympic rhythmic gym, medal

As rhythmic gymnastics powerhouse Russia claimed its third consecutive Olympic rhythmic group tittle, host China also celebrated its breakthrough in the sport after its quintet snatched a surprise silver medal.


· Russia's Kanaeva wins rhythmic gymnastics gold
· Russia eyes third Olympic rhythmic gymnastics group title
· Aug. 23 Preview: Russian duo eye third individual gold
· Aug. 22 Preview: The rush to elevate ranks
· Aug. 21 Review: Eastern Europe dominates


Inside This Sport Athletes
When rhythmic gymnastics first caught the attention of the FIG, its devotees were calling it "modern gymnastics". [Full story]
· Discipline's origin
· Olympic history
· Competition area
· Rules
· List of events
· Time and venues
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