Dina Averina, the reigning world champion, started the year with her first all around gold medal. Silver was taken by her sister Arina, 1 point behind. Yulia Bravikova completed the podium very close behind the twins. Continue reading Moscow Grand Prix 2018: the All Around
The first signs of trouble came earlier this week and by the weekend we have the decision: the European Union of Gymnastics (UEG) moved the rhythmic gymnastics European Championships of 2018 from Valladolid to Guadalajara.
It’s almost Christmas time, lights, songs and joy are in the air! Time is perfect to announce the results of “The most beautiful leotard of 2017”. Continue reading Your choice: The leotard of the year 2017!
New Olympic cycle, new gymnasts, new code and …new leotards!
After 3 years “The most beautiful leotard of the year” is back! Which leotard will you choose as the most beautiful of 2017? Join the contest on facebook via our page. Continue reading 2017 Review in leotards: Pick your favourite!
Rhythmic gymnastics of Ukraine is in a difficult period, that’s pretty obvious. If you got to see the likes of Ekaterina Serebrianskaya, Elena Vitrichenko, Anna Bessonova or Anna Rizatdinova, you left the World Championships in Pesaro with an Ukraine-shaped hollow spot. Something was missing. A Ukrainian rhythmic gymnast from the individual apparatus finals. Continue reading Can Ukraine stop its downward slide?
It’s Sunday night, Ristorante Moletto in Pesaro on the seafront is bustling with people. We are sitting in a corner, the Ukrainian RG team occupies a much larger table. It’s quiet until the fans inside notice Viktoria Mazur. Continue reading Touch the fans with your art – on the retirement of Viktoria Mazur
In a certain way nothing has really changed at the 35th Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships. Russia still reigns supreme – since 2002 the Russian Federation always topped the medal table. Continue reading One big transition and 6 things from Pesaro
Pesaro 01 September, Dina is the indisputable queen of the Adriatic Arena during the all around final. Her twin sister Arina is silver medalist while Linoy Ashram grant the third world medal and first of the all around for Israel. Continue reading Dina Averina crowned queen of Pesaro
Great competition for Dina Averina, winner of the all around by more than 3 points over the silver medalist Arina. Bronze medalist, the Belorussian star Katsiaryna Halkina. Continue reading Dina queen of Kazan World Challenge
It’s time to talk about Aleksandra Soldatova.
The last time I’ve seen her in person was in the mixed zone of the European Championships in Budapest, where she promptly said she’s in no mood for interviews and left. A disappointed, shaken, beautiful, queenly figure. Continue reading Aleksandra Soldatova, portrait of a declining queen