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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

“You are already old in 22” Melitina Staniouta advise men not to dream about gymnasts

Melitina Stanoiuta (BLR)
Melitina Stanoiuta (BLR)

The original article was written by Nikita Melkozerov  for people.onliner.by find it here.

Melitina Staniouta flexible and charming is the most successful rhythmic gymnast of team Belarus, and she will soon represents her country at Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Melita trains eight hours par day, and in the meanwhile she’s taking classes at the university, she acted in commercials, she loves reading books, from Harry Potter to Erich Maria Remarque, and she likes to go to the theater, place which made famous her great-grandmother Stephanie actress of the USSR . Continue reading “You are already old in 22” Melitina Staniouta advise men not to dream about gymnasts

Salome Pazhava on the road to Rio

Salome Pazhava (GEO) competing at World Championship Izmir 2014
Salome Pazhava (GEO) competing at World Championship Izmir 2014

Original article written by Nodar Majsuradze you can find it here, with the courtesy of Sputnik Georgia for the article and of Oleg Naumov for the pictures.

Salome Pazhava one of the first georgian athletes, who managed to win a ticket for the Olympics Games in Rio de Janeiro as a rhythmic gymnast. Coached by Elise Bedoshvili and Lali Dolidze, the most titled gymnast in Georgia’s history will represent her country at the Olympics for the first time since 2000. Continue reading Salome Pazhava on the road to Rio

Moscow Grand Prix 2016

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1st day of competition of Moscow Grand Prix 2016 was particularly intense since it was the beginning of the season there were many mistakes from the top gymnasts. Many of them at their first international appearence. On the other hand there were many “outsiders” like the extraordinary Dina Averina who enchanted the audience with her fresh and risky routines, placing herself 2nd (just 1 point under the leader Soldatova). Another surprise was Ashram Linoy from Israel who finished way ahead her unlucky teammate Neta Rivkin.

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31th European Championship Minsk Rhythmic Gymnastics: Event Finals

Yana Kudryavtseva (RUS) European Champion, 31th European Championship Minsk Rhythmic Gymnastics 2015

Minsk, 31th European Championship of Rhythmic Gymnastics.
Yana Kudryavsteva (RUS) confirmed her supremacy by winning 3 gold medals (ball, clubs, ribbon) during sunday’s event finals. After two great performance with ball (19.066) and clubs (19.116), she grasped also gold medal at ribbon’s final (18.900). Continue reading 31th European Championship Minsk Rhythmic Gymnastics: Event Finals