Gymnast of the Week: Patricia Bezzoubenko

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Patricia Bezzoubenko (CAN) at World Cup Corbeil 2013
Photo Copyright Fa Buleux

This week (21st of February) is Canadian gymnast, Patricia Bezzoubenko’s birthday. Patricia splits her time between Russia and Canada. Her coach is Svetlana Joukova who is also international judge.

Patricia holds dual citizenship with Canada and Russia and spends long periods of time training with Russian National team in Moscow. Since she joined Canadian National team as a junior, she won a lot of medals: junior champion of Canada,  first at 2011 Koop Cup and podium poditions at international competitions such as Montreal World Cup.

In 2012 Patricia won several medals at PanAmerican junior championships. A year after, she became senior gymnasts.

Patricia training at Grand Prix Thiais 2013:

“I think I became a little bit better than when I was junior that I was like a kid. I just want to work. Of course I would like to go to Olympic Games, but I don’t want to think about it”

Last week, Patricia won Canada Rhythmic Championships as a senior for the second time.