The Bulgarian team displayed strong performances in the Rio Olympic Arena to win the long-awaited Olympic team medal in Rio. The historic award came after the group was shaken by the personal tragedy of Tsvetelina Stoyanova. The young gymnast experienced a psychological breakdown and fell from the sixth floor of a block of flats in Sofia. She is now in a good condition, and is currently recovering and undergoing heavy rehabilitation.
Russia has dominated the sport of rhythmic gymnastics for decades, having won the group All-around title on all the Olympics since the 2000 Games in Sydney.
Earlier this week, the South Korean rhythmic gymnastics star Son Yeon Jae arrived in Rio de Janeiro to prepare for the Olympic Rhythmic Gymnastics competition scheduled this weekend.
Despite some error-prone performances at the qualifying rounds on Saturday, the Japanese team has successfully dethroned the Chinese team at the recently held Olympic gymnastics team event finals on Monday.
Korean rhythmic gymnastics star Son Yeon Jae revealed on Monday that she has begun undertaking a rigorous training program in Brazil in preparation for the upcoming Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in August.