Arina Averina won the exercises with the ball, Championships

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich in photosangelina Averina (Russia) performs exercises with the ball. Archival photoArina Averina won the exercises with the ball, Championships© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich the image Bank

Russian Arina Averina won the gold medal in exercises with a ball at the European championship in rhythmic gymnastics, which takes place in Budapest.

In the final Averin scored 18,850 points. The silver medal went to another Russian athlete Alexandra Soldatova (18,125 points). The bronze award went to the Belarusian Alina, Ginosko (17,550).

The European championship will end on Sunday.