The Individual Senior competition was won by Margarita Mamun followed by Aleksandra Merkulova and Anna Rizatdinova. But there were many mistakes and surprise in the final ranking, except for the gold and silver medal. Continue reading Lisbon World Cup: 3rd day
Second day of competition was lead by Margarita Mamun winner of 4 golds and by Russia, 2 golds for them. Despite Anastasia Blyznyuk absence (maybe an injury), russian group won the competition with two very high scores: 17.700 and 17.733. But let’s see in detail the scores: Continue reading Grand Prix Thiais: The Event Finals
Once more the podium of the Grand Prix in Thiais is a russian thing: Margarita Mamun, Daria Svatkovskaya and Aleksandra Merkulova. Silviya Miteva is 4th by one point. Continue reading Grand Prix Thiais: 1st Day of Competition
“We had a dream, we put our souls inside it. Passion. Devotion. Energy. Heart. They say the flap of a butterfly’s wing can lead to a hurricane half way around the world.”
With this phrase everything finished at PalaDesio few months ago during the Serie A event. The chase to their rhythmic dream brought them (the italian team) to won 3 consecutive All Around world titles and one bronze at the olympic final the next year in London. Continue reading A tribute: Italian Golden Butterflies
Tom Theobald is not only one of the best photographers in rhythmic gymnastics but also a very nice and humble person. Covering RG’s events since 1984 he told his story to “The Knotted Ribbon”. Continue reading Tom Theobald: Portrait of an artist
Margarita Mamun was the leader of the individual competition 4 golds (All Around, hoop, ball, clubs) and one bronze (ribbon). The young gymnast could be the answer to Viner’s research for the new number one in Russia’s team.
Thanks to Russia’s federation site, this year we can follow Grand Prix live!
Enjoy the first GP of the year with us!
A new cycle is just started from few weeks with a renewed COP which had already his lovers/haters. But even If the introduction of dance steps and music cuts with words, seemed to bring a negative change in our sport, from the first routines we can see that It brought many original elements and stressed the artistic parts of the choreographies. Continue reading The New “Dancing” COP