Moscow Grand Prix and Valentine’s Cup. The new Grand Prix’s circuit started this weekend in Russia, hosting again another major event after the Gala for the 80 years of russian rhythmic gymnastics (last weekend in St. Petersburg). Despite world Champions Yana Kudryavtseva and Margarita Mamun, many other stars including Melitina Staniouta, Neta Rivkin, bulgarian and russian groups.
Group’s All Around was lead by Bulgaria’s world champions with a total score of 34.650. Bulgarian stars surprised with two beautiful choreographies one made on a remix of “Circle of Life” 6 blubs 2 hoops, the other more classic on “Firebird” 5 ribbons. Russia after several errors took second place, bronze medal to Israel. Complete results here.
Individual competition was won by Margarita Mamun (RUS) on her teammate and Yana Kudryavtseva (RUS) who made several mistakes in her ball routine. Third step was taken by Melitina Staniouta (BLR) few tenths belows the world champion. Complete results here.