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.
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
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
Selezneva amazes the audience and is currently first after two apparatuses. Despite a mistake with hoop that keeps her score under the 17.000, Soldatova is back with a new ball routine and obtains 19.500 with ball, which is the highest score of the day. Continue reading Prelude to the World Championships: Sofia World Cup, 1st day
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