World Games names Ayse Begum Onbasi as Athlete of Month
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World Games names Ayse Begum Onbasi as Athlete of Month

Young Turkish gymnast impressed judges at World Championships with accuracy

News Service AA

Ayse Begum Onbasi was named the Athlete of June 2021 on Thursday by The World Games.

Onbasi will receive The World Games Athlete of the Month diploma, according to a statement on the official website.

The World Games said the former Turkish 2016 World Junior Champion impressed judges at the World Championships with her accuracy and she picked up a secondary award for precision.

Onbasi won gold at the 16th FIG Aerobic Gymnastics World Championships in Baku, Azerbaijan, in May.

The 19-year-old dedicated her historic win to Turkish women in June.

Nicknamed "The Medal Monster," she has won more than 60 medals as a junior.


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