Son Yeon-jae Medals at 9th Straight World Cup

Son Yeon-jae Son Yeon-jae

Rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae stretched her medal-winning streak to nine consecutive World Cup events endorsed by the International Gymnastics Federation in Minsk, Belarus over the weekend.

She earned 17.883 points in hoop to grab silver and 17.783 in ribbon to win bronze. She finished fourth in club with 17.750 points.

Russia's Yana Kudryavtseva won the hoop event with 18.500 points while Melitina Staniouta of Belarus won ribbon with 18.267 points.

Son finished 10th in the individual all-around with a total score of 67.733 points. She advanced to the finals for three of the four events after finishing eighth in hoop (17.133 points), fourth in ribbon (17.816) and sixth in club (17.433 points). She fared worse in ball, ending up in 36th place (15.350 points).

Kudryavtseva won the individual all-around with 74.583 points.

englishnews@chosun.com / Jun. 02, 2014 11:09 KST