Last year, we were awed by Israeli gymnast Linoy Ashram, sharing our wonder with you. And now, we are even more impressed with this week's Israeli You Should Know, as The Times of Israel tells us about her recent feats — breaking a world record and taking home the top prize at the World Cup of rhythmic gymnastics:
Israeli gymnast Linoy Ashram on Saturday broke the world record in the clubs-handling round at the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup in Minsk, and went on to win the gold medal in the all-round phase of the competition.
The 19-year-old Ashram received a score of 20.65 for her clubs demonstration, surpassing the 20.05 record set at the 2018 European Championships by Russian Dina Averina.
The all-around competition includes hoop, clubs, ball and ribbon.
Ashram went on to receive a final score of 77.800 in the all-round stage, winning the gold medal.
The Israeli Olympic Committee noted that Ashram is the first person in the history of the Challenge Cup to win two gold medals in one season...