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Rhythmic Gymnastics at the 2008 Beijing Summer Games:

Women's Group

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Beijing, China
Venue(s): Beijing University of Technology Gymnasium, Beijing
Date Started: August 21, 2008
Date Finished: August 24, 2008

Gold: RUS Russia
Silver: CHN China
Bronze: BLR Belarus

Summary

Russia had won the gold medal in both 2000 and 2004, and was World Champion in 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, and 2007. They won their third consecutive gold medal but it was not without a challenge. In the qualifying Belarus led, followed by Russia. In the final they were pushed by China, who won the silver medal.

Final Standings

Rank Team NOC Medal PTS
1 Russia RUS Gold 35,550
2 China CHN Silver 35,225
3 Belarus BLR Bronze 34,900
4 Italy ITA 34,425
5 Bulgaria BUL 33,550
6 Israel ISR 32,100
7 Azerbaijan AZE 31,575
8 Ukraine UKR 31,100
9 QR Greece GRE
10 QR Japan JPN
11 QR Spain ESP
12 QR Brazil BRA