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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

Prelude to the World Championships: Sofia World Cup, 1st day

Photo by Bulgarian Gymnastics Federation.

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

Thiais Grand Prix 2018: Ukrainian gymnasts make their chance during finals

Vlada Nikolchenko training in Thiais, photo by Ulrich Fasbender

The Averina twins are back on top of the world during sunday’s Thiais Grand Prix event finals (Dina takes gold with ball and ribbon, while Arina is gold medalist with clubs). But the gold with hoop is left to Vlada Nikolchenko. Continue reading Thiais Grand Prix 2018: Ukrainian gymnasts make their chance during finals

Thiais GP: A festival for Italy and a festival of drops

Italian group competing in Thiais. Photo: Ulrich Faßbender for Ginnastica Ritmica Italiana

Dina Averina of Russia won a clear victory in the mistake-ridden individual all-around final at Thiais GP, but by far the best sight was Italy with its group.

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One big transition and 6 things from Pesaro

Pesaro World Championships

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