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Stats and streaks and RG nerdy things: special awards for Sofia 2018

Sofia’s airport was still bustling on Monday with gymnasts, slowly everyone headed home and it’s time to evaluate a 36th Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships. Very RG nerdy things follow. Thank you for the week, the hospitality and memories to Sofia, Bulgaria! What a ride it was!

Original post written for Rhythmic Gymnastics.

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Sofia 2018: Russia collects their 7th gold, Italy and Bulgaria to Tokio 2020

On the triangle between Russia, Italy and Bulgaria. How eventually Russia keeps the all around world title. And how Soldatova continues to charm the whole Armeec Arena after winning the bronze medal on Friday, and becoming Longines Queen of Elegance. Continue reading Sofia 2018: Russia collects their 7th gold, Italy and Bulgaria to Tokio 2020

Sofia WCh Day 4: Soldatova and Averina D gold medalists of the day

One thing we have to say: of all the world championships I have seen, this is for sure the most exciting. And this day 4 particularly was full of surprises, starting from the qualifications!

Starting list for the AA final at the end of the post with the results. Continue reading Sofia WCh Day 4: Soldatova and Averina D gold medalists of the day

Sofia World Championships D3: Averina D still on top and major troubles for the rest

Salome Pazhava at Sofia World Championships 2018, photo by Ulrich Fasbender

Wednesday, third day of Sofia World Championships,  the team are now composed only by two gymnasts doing clubs and ribbon. And well, the executions today weren’t world championships level. Continue reading Sofia World Championships D3: Averina D still on top and major troubles for the rest

Sofia World Champ day 2: Dina Averina world champion with ball and hoop

Soldatova, Averina and Agiurgiuculese medalist in Sofia World Championships 2018
Soldatova, Averina and Agiurgiuculese medalist in Sofia World Championships 2018

Sofia World Championships day 2 in Armeec Arena, Dina Averina takes the first world titles with hoop and ball. Linoy Ashram is silver medalist with hoop. And Alexandra Agiurgiuculese conquers her first world bronze medal, and the second individual world medal for Italy after 27 years. Continue reading Sofia World Champ day 2: Dina Averina world champion with ball and hoop

Day One in Sofia: Soldatova takes the lead

Aleksandra Soldatova at Sofia World Championships 2018. By Fanny Cortil.

Sofia World Championships 2018 of Rhythmic Gymnastics: Aleksandra Soldatova is the girl of the day during the first day. With ball she receives 20.250 (0.100 point more than Dina Averina), 0.200 points more than Arina who won’t be defending her world title in tomorrow’s finals. Continue reading Day One in Sofia: Soldatova takes the lead

Ashram writes history, Bulgaria demonstrates power and Russia faces trouble in Guadalajara

It’s not an exaggeration to say that the rhythmic gymnastics World Challenge Cup in Guadalajara was memorable. Linoy Ashram recorded the biggest win of her career, Bulgaria showed its full power in groups, Russia has a question to decide and a lot of problems in group, plus we unfortunately saw one of the worse in-competition injuries lately.

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World Cup Sofia: Taseva and Ashram collect their first gold medal

Katrin Taseva and Linoy Ashram win their first World Cup gold medal. Aleksandra Soldatova is the most successful gymnast with 3 gold medals and 1 bronze. In group’s competition Bulgaria and Japan get one gold apiece. Continue reading World Cup Sofia: Taseva and Ashram collect their first gold medal

Sofia World Cup: Aleksandra Soldatova and Bulgaria are gold medalists

Aleksandra Soldatova wins the All Around of the first World Cup of the year, ahead of Ekaterina Selezneva and Linoy Ashram. Despite the mistakes with hoop during the first day, Aleksandra obtains the highest scores with clubs and ribbon and overcome teammate Selezneva. Bronze medal for Linoy Ashram, who takes advantage of Kaleyn’s mistakes. Continue reading Sofia World Cup: Aleksandra Soldatova and Bulgaria are gold medalists