Bavleen Kaur, a 2nd year BA Pol Science Hons student at LPU who is a rhythmic gymnast also, represented India at the 38th World Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships, which took place from October 27 to October 31 in Kitakyushu, Japan.
Bavleen Kaur is one of the best gymnasts in LPU, and she has brought honour to LPU on numerous occasions by winning medals at the national level. The previous year, Bavleen finished third in rhythmic gymnastics event at the Emirates Cup in Dubai, where she won four bronze medals in total and placed fifth at the Thailand Open for rhythmic gymnastics in Bangkok.
Individual Hoop, Individual Ball, Individual Clubs, and Individual Ribbon were the four rounds that were played in the World Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships. In addition, there was a Group All-Around Round. This year’s competition featured 68 gymnasts representing 48 different countries. Bavleen Kaur, a student at LPU, received 10.750 points for the Individual hoop round, 11.000 points for the Individual Ball round, 13.750 points for the Individual Clubs round, and 9.800 points for the Individual Ribbon round.
A world championship for the sport of rhythmic gymnastics, the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championship is held annually. The Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique (FIG) oversees promoting and organizing the competition. It is one of three rhythmic gymnastics tournaments that are officially organized by the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG). The first World Championships were held in 1963, and this was the first time they were held in Europe.
The 38th edition of the championship was held in Kitakyushu, Japan, from October 27th to October 31st, 2021. Gymnast Dina Averina of Russia set a new world record for the most medals won at a single Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships with a total of 22 medals. She also became the first gymnast in history to win four World all-around titles in the same competition.