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Wednesday Zoom: Yana Kudryavtseva and her magical ball routines

Yana Kudryavtseva in Rio Olympic Games 2016. Photo by Oleg Naumov.

Yana Kudryavtseva, the Angel with Iron Wings and queen of the past Olympic Cycle, will be always remembered not only as the youngest world champion but also as a revolutionary gymnast. This article is a throwback to Yana’s story with the apparatus that may be considered her best one: the ball.

Don’t forget to rate you favorite ball routine at the end of the post!  Continue reading Wednesday Zoom: Yana Kudryavtseva and her magical ball routines

4th International Trophy Barcelona

Natalia Garcia (ESP) at the Barcelona International Tournament. Photo by Thomas T.

In the wonderful city of Barcelona, the 4th International Trophy, one week after the European Championships, celebrates the 25th anniversary of Barcelona Olympic Games, where Carolina Pascual from Spain won the silver medal. Continue reading 4th International Trophy Barcelona

Dina and Arina Averina European Champions in Budapest 2017

Dina and Arina Averina during the clubs awarding ceremony, by Ulrich Fasbender.

At Papp Laszlo Arena in Budapest, Dina and Arina Averina conquers the first European titles of this new Olympic cycle. Dina is gold medalist with hoop and ribbon and silver with clubs behind her sister, while Arina selected to compete only with two apparatus, is gold medalist with ball and clubs. Continue reading Dina and Arina Averina European Champions in Budapest 2017

Wednesday Zoom: Generation 2001 from Belarus

From the left Isachanka, Evchik and Harnasko (BLR), Smatko, Ermolova, and Sergeeva (RUS), Baldassarri and Agiurgiuculese (ITA) by Oleg Naumov.

With the end of the past Olympic cycle (2013-2016)  many gymnasts retired. Melitina Staniouta multiple times world medalist was among them, her retirement left the first place in Belorussian team vacant. Continue reading Wednesday Zoom: Generation 2001 from Belarus