Qualifications for Youth Olympic Games
Qualifications for Youth Olympic Games
Grand Prix Thiais is the second GP of the year. This competition will be held in Thiais, a town which is close to Paris and Orly International Airport. Individual Senior gymnasts and Senior groups will compete here. All delegations will compete for a prize called “Ville de Thiais”
When it will be?
It will be from 8th to 9th of March.
Where it will be?
It will be in Thiais, “Palais Omnisports de Thiais”.
8th of March (Saturday)
14 h 00 – 15 h 45 Qualification “Grand Prix” – Group A
15 h 45 – 16 h 15 Pause
16 h 15 – 18 h 00 Qualification “Grand Prix” – Group B
18 h 00 – 18 h 15 Medal Ceremony Qualifications “Grand Prix”
19 h 15 à 19 h 30 Présentation des ensembles et des juges
19 h 30 à 20 h 15 Ensembles 1er passage
20 h 15 à 20 h 45 Pause
20 h 45 à 21 h 30 Groups 2nd round
21 h 30 à 21 h 45 Medal Ceremony Groups
9th of March (Sunday)
14 h 00 – 15 h 05″Grand Prix” Hoop, “Grand Prix” Ball, Groups
15 h 05 – 15 h 45 Pause
15 h 45 – 16 h 50″Grand Prix” Clubs, “Grand Prix” Ribbon, Groups
16 h 50 – 17 h 30 Gala
17 h 30 – 18 h 00 Medal Ceremony
Team Final for Individual event
GOLD UZB – Uzbekistan
SILVER KAZ – Kazakhstan
BRONZE JPN – Japan
All-Around individual Final
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.
Asian Junior Championships in Rhythmic Gymnastics is an event that will be held in Kuala Lumpur (MAS) this weekend and also, a qualifier for the 2nd Youth Olympic Games this summer.
The event includes apparatus finals for individuals and an all-around final which will be the key to qualify to YOG. Individual gymnasts from 13 to 15 years old will perform on ball, hoop, clubs and ribbon. Groups are composed of 5 gymnasts and compete with 5 hoops and 10 clubs.
The three top ranked individuals and the top groups will qualify for YOG and also China’s gymnasts who as the host country, have already got their place. The gymnasts who qualify for YOG must have been born in 1999.
Where it will be?
This event stage at “Putra Indoor Stadium”, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Photo Copyright © Steve Lange
2014 Rhythmic Challenge features the top junior and senior rhythmic gymnasts from the USA. This even was held the U.S. Olympic Training Center’s Sports Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Laura Zeng of Libertyville, won easily junior All-Around competition, she even took first in all apparatus. Second position in junior all around was for Nastasya Generalova (Los Ángeles), followed by North Shore gymnasts, Camilla Feeley.
Junior All-Around Result
The Senior All-Around winner was Rebecca Sereda, followed by Aliya Protto and Jazzy Kerber. Cindy Lu of Isadora/Staten Island, N.Y., was fourth, and Serena Lu finished fifth in the all-around.
Senior All-Around Result
Moscow is hosting the first Grand Prix of the year. It consists of 3 competitions:
First day (28th of February): Qualification for Youth Olympic Games 2014
Second day (1st of March): Gazprom Cup (in honor of Alina Kabaeva).
Third day (2nd of March): Grand Prix, finals.
Qualifications for Youth Olympic Games – Events
Europe: Grand Prix Moscow, Russia
Asia: Asian Championships, Malasia
Africa: 12th African Championships, South Africa
America: Pan American Championships, USA
Oceania: Qualifying Event, New Zealand
In each event, the best junior groups and the best junior individual gymnasts are qualifying. Groups consist of 5 gymnasts.
Number of Gymnasts per continent
Europe: 7 Individuals, 1 junior group
Asia : 4 individuals, 1 junior ,+1 junior group, China (host country)
Africa: 3 individuals, 1 junior group
America: 3 inidividual, 1 junior group
Oceania: 1 individual, 1 junior group
Update: Team UKR (Anna Rizatdinova/Viktoriya Mazur will skip this competition)
Participants for Qualifications YOG 2014
1. PETROSYAN Elizabeth Mari 06.10.1999
2. BREUSS Michelle 22.05.1999
3. BEYSA Demir 26.04.1999
4. TRUBACH Maryia 15.11.1999
5. MANAKHAVA Stefaniya-Sofiya 30.09.1999
6. WYERS Kaat 27.07.1999
7. RUTS Jasmijn 11.06.1999
8. ZAFIROVA Erika 07.05.1999
9. MARINOVA Katerina 13.07.1999
10. SHIAMPTANI Myrofora 08.10.1999
11. KELIS Anna Valentina 22.10.1999
12. BOROVCOVA Subanne 1999
13. KOBYLKOVA Denisa 1999
14. MARTINEZ ALONSO Carmen 23.03.1999
15. KOVALENKO Anna 30.05.1999
16. VARTLAAN Janika 30.03.1999
17. HIRVONEN Helena 1999
18. JORONEN Siiri 1999
19. AY Camille 21.11.1999
20. RABETTE Astrid 11.05.1999
21. POKHVADZE Ninia 13.10.1999
22. MARTIN Jana 22.06.1999
23. SMIRNOV Karin 23.02.1999
24. SZAKALY Borbala 21.09.1999
25. KISS Boglarka 01.08.1999
26. MALAMUD Naomi 24.12.1999
27. ASHRAM Linoy 13.05.1999
28. MALAVASI Arianna 29.10.1999
29. PARRINI Ginevra Fiore 04.01.1999
30. ZVONARYOVA Diana 2000
31. LIPKINA Laima 14.08.1999
32. LEINA Arina 06.09.1999
33. PRONCENKO Veronika 1999
34. SHPUCYTE Deimena 1999
35. MALPICA Marina 04.01.1999
36. GARCIA Edna 11.07.1999
37. DULGHERU Nicoleta 16.03.1999
38. DOGOTARI Alexandra 27.06.1999
39. SWENSEN Emilie Avidsten 24.09.1999
40. WENNBERG Karoline 11.04.1999
41. KOSOULIEVA Angela 14.07.1999
42. PIJANOWSKA Sonia 31.08.1999
43. FILIORIANU Ana Luiza 10.07.1999
44. BRAVIKOVA Yulia 17.07.1999
45. PETROVA Olesya 26.04.1999
(reserve POLYAKOVA Veronika 03.03.1999)
46. TURCIAKOVA Karolina 20.11.1999
47. CECHOVA Alexandra 15.09.1999
48. JERMAN Aja 20.08.1999
49. GARDINER Shannon 25.10.1999
50. BAZZO Alexia 18.03.1999
51. KIR Guler 30.07.1999
52. VARDAR Ipek 1999
53. KHANINA Valeria 01.01.1999
54. MYZHERYTSKA Diana 01.09.1999
National Ukrainian Championships 2014
Anastasiya Sakal Rope
Viktoriya Mazur Ribbon
Anastasiya Mulmina Ribbon
Anna Rizatdinova Ribbon
Group 10 clubs
Viktoriya Mazur Hoop
Anastasiya Mulmina Clubs
Anastasiya Mulmina Rope
Yevgeniya Gomon Rope
Viktoriya Mazur Rope
Alexandra Gridasova Rope
Viktoriya Mazur Clubs
Anna Rizatdinova Clubs
Viktoriya Mazur is 2014 “Miss Valentine” and winner of All-Around. Estonian Carmel Kallemaa was audience’s favorite. Team “Madonna” from Russia is the winner of AGG World Cup, followed by Janika Sunshine (Estonia) and Expresia (Russia).
Viktoriya Mazur UKR is Miss Valentine 2014
Marina Durunda from Azerbaijan was chosen as photographers’ favorite and Hannah Walter from U.S.A. also got a sympathy award
Marina Durunda (AZE)
Copyright Tom Theobald
Senior Individual Finals
Groups 10 clubs final
Groups 3 ribbons/ 2 balls final
“Miss Valentine” is the second international Tournament held in Tartu (Estonia). This competition consists of: Rhythmic Competitions for Junior individual gymnasts, senior individual gymnasts and s and “AGG” Junior and Senior competition.
Today was the first day of competition. Bulgarian junior gymnast got the best results for today and got two medals in both apparatus: hoop and ball for the moment.
Standings for junior AA
Senior competition was the most awaited part of today. Katsiaryna Halkina from Belarus performed an amazing ball routine. Arina Charopa, her team mate, was not at her best and got a low score for her ball routine.
Marina Durunda from Azerbaijan was one of the stars of this competition, getting more than 17 points in one of her routines. Viktoriya Mazur and Anastasiya Mulmina, from Ukraine also made some mistakes and Mulmina ended her ball routine with the apparatus out of the carpet.
Schedule for Today:
Sunday, 09. February 2014
11:00 – RG 2004-2005 Finals
12:30 – RG 2002-2003 Finals
14:00 – AGG Junior CC Finals, RG Junior Finals
17:00 – AGG Senior WC Finals, RG Senior Finals
19:00 – RG Senior Group Finals
20:00 – Gala-Show
Livestream by Marc recordings: