It’s not an exaggeration to say that the rhythmic gymnastics World Challenge Cup in Guadalajara was memorable. Linoy Ashram recorded the biggest win of her career, Bulgaria showed its full power in groups, Russia has a question to decide and a lot of problems in group, plus we unfortunately saw one of the worse in-competition injuries lately.
If you are not familiar with rhythmic gymnastics, Marta Prus’ documentary, Over The Limit can be downright terrifying. If you are, it might be all too familiar and hitting way too close to home.
Katrin Taseva and Linoy Ashram win their first World Cup gold medal. Aleksandra Soldatova is the most successful gymnast with 3 gold medals and 1 bronze. In group’s competition Bulgaria and Japan get one gold apiece. Continue reading World Cup Sofia: Taseva and Ashram collect their first gold medal
Aleksandra Soldatova wins the All Around of the first World Cup of the year, ahead of Ekaterina Selezneva and Linoy Ashram. Despite the mistakes with hoop during the first day, Aleksandra obtains the highest scores with clubs and ribbon and overcome teammate Selezneva. Bronze medal for Linoy Ashram, who takes advantage of Kaleyn’s mistakes. Continue reading Sofia World Cup: Aleksandra Soldatova and Bulgaria are gold medalists
Selezneva amazes the audience and is currently first after two apparatuses. Despite a mistake with hoop that keeps her score under the 17.000, Soldatova is back with a new ball routine and obtains 19.500 with ball, which is the highest score of the day. Continue reading Prelude to the World Championships: Sofia World Cup, 1st day
The Averina twins are back on top of the world during sunday’s Thiais Grand Prix event finals (Dina takes gold with ball and ribbon, while Arina is gold medalist with clubs). But the gold with hoop is left to Vlada Nikolchenko. Continue reading Thiais Grand Prix 2018: Ukrainian gymnasts make their chance during finals
Dina Averina of Russia won a clear victory in the mistake-ridden individual all-around final at Thiais GP, but by far the best sight was Italy with its group.
Selezneva and Sergeeva shares gold medals during Kiev Grand Prix Event Finals. Taseva brings home 2 more silver medals (ball and ribbon) and 1 bronze with clubs. Hosting country, Ukraine settles for the bronze medal with hoop taken by Olena Diachenko, who gets the access only to one final, due to the many mistakes in the all around. Continue reading Kiev Grand Prix 2018: The event finals
From Kiev International Tournament 2018 Irina Annenkova is the most successful gymnast with 3 gold medals (all around, hoop and ribbon final). Erika Zafirova and Yuliya Isachanka conquered the ball and clubs finals. While Alina Harnasko settled for 2 silver medals (all around and hoop) and 1 bronze (clubs). Continue reading Kiev International Tournament 2018
Bulgarian gymnasts and Katsiaryna Halkina enjoyed Russian’s golden party during the event finals. Arina Averina resigned from the finals, voices are that she had a hand injury. Continue reading Grand Prix Moscow 2018: The event finals