Israel’s rhythmic gymnastics team won a gold medal on Sunday at the European Championships for the first time in the group’s history.
The five-member, all-girl squad took gold in the clubs and hoops category.
The team also won a silver medal for its ribbon routine, and, two days ago, captured the bronze in the all-around competition.
The team from Belarus topped the Israeli squad in ribbons, with 18.516 points to 18.4.
The favorite, Russia, disappointed with many mistakes, earning a score of just 17.933, which kept it off the podium.
After Sunday’s success of the Israeli rhythmic gymnasts at the European Championships — which took place in the Israeli city of Holon — the team will be heading in August to the Olympics in Rio, where it will compete in the all-around.