All posts by Anita Sericano

Wednesday Zoom: Yulia Bravikova

Before entering in senior Russian team, Yulia Bravikova had to overcome many obstacles. Two surgeries and a serious injury that prevented her from competing to the Youth Olympic Games in 2014. Nevertheless Yulia  found her way back to the carpet and since January ’17, she’s competing under the guide of her new mentor, the former world champion Daria Kondakova. Continue reading Wednesday Zoom: Yulia Bravikova

Margarita Mamun, the Olympic dream

Margarita Mamun and Amina Zaripova after the ribbon routine

Interview made by Elena Sobol for Sport-Express.ru to Margarita Mamun during the moscow Grand Prix 2017, original article here.

The first time I saw Rita It was during Moscow Grand Prix 2013. Same place 4 years later, that’s where the interview took place, Mamun is here to cheer for her friends. I really wanted to make this interview as special as she is, to be able to describe her mixture of Bengali and Russian blood, her tenderness and passion, modesty and charm, kindness and light, and most importantly her genuine sincerity. But the first question, of course, was about her future plans for the new Olympic cycle. Continue reading Margarita Mamun, the Olympic dream

The Olympic Chronicles : Margarita Mamun is crowned queen of Rio 2016!

Olympic Games Rio 2016 Rhythmic Gymnastics, Mamun, Kudryavtseva and Rizatdinova
Olympic Games Rio 2016 Rhythmic Gymnastics, Mamun, Kudryavtseva and Rizatdinova

After Evgenia Kanaeva the olympic title has been herited by Margarita Mamun, the bengal tiger showed her claws and grabbed the gold medal after an intense All Around competition.

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2016 Sochi Russian Championships: The race to the Olympics

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Sochi 14-17 April. The selection of the two olympians is becoming way more difficult. During the All Around for clubs (held between 14 and 15) Dina Averina triumphed followed by her twin Arina. The 3 top competitors Kudryavtseva, Mamun and Soldatova arrived friday to compete for the russian title. Aleksandra Soldatova won brilliantly the competition with 4 very good executions obtaining 77,150 and imposing on Margarita Mamun (76,950). Dina Averina was 3rd with 76,500. Continue reading 2016 Sochi Russian Championships: The race to the Olympics