Photo Credit: Gymnastics Association via Twitter / Kan News
Israeli rhythmic gymnast Linoy Ashram, 22

Israeli gymnastic superstar Linoy Ashram became the new European champion Sunday at the European Rhythmic Gymnastics Championship that were held in Varna, Bulgaria.


Ashram won gold in the competition, in addition to two silver medals and one in bronze, together with the rest of her Israeli team in the overall group competition.

“I’m happy that I managed to do the best I could and I’m looking forward. It was hard but every day is a new day and I started anew and said ‘I’ll come tomorrow and be better’.

“The focus is on the Olympics, we’ll keep working hard,” Ashram said in a statement following her achievement.


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Hana Levi Julian is a Middle East news analyst with a degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from Southern Connecticut State University. A past columnist with The Jewish Press and senior editor at Arutz 7, Ms. Julian has written for, and other media outlets, in addition to her years working in broadcast journalism.