Elements

Some gymnasts and groups developed amazing skills in some elements. For example Melitina Staniouta or Caroline Weber execute the best cossack pivots.
Other gymnasts like Amina Zaripova, Lyasan Utyasheva or Almudena Cid described and performed they own elements, approved by F.I.G.

Original element by Spanish group, jump by Lourdes Mohedano.

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Photo Copyright Bernd Thierolf

One of the best execution for backscale pivot was performed by the gymnast Ulyana Trofimova (UZB)

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Photo Copyright Oleg Naumov

Ukrainian leaps: Alina Maksymenko, Anna Rizatdinova, Anna Bessonova and Natalia Godunko.

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Olympic champion Yulia Barsoukova (RUS) and “The Swan” tour.

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The “Utyasheva” element.

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Photo Copyright Bernd Thierolf

The “Cid Tostado” element.

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Flexibility element by Evgeniya Kanaeva (RUS)

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Alina Kabaeva (RUS) and her extreme flexibility elements.

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Anahi Sosa (ARG)
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And the most famous this year, spinning the ball on a finger while doing a difficulty by Yana Kudryavtseva (RUS)

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Portraits

The most beautiful portraits – back in time. Each professional picture instills feelings. Could you describe them?

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Anna Bessonova (UKR) / World Championships Budapest 2003
Photo Copyright Bernd Thierolf

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Olga Belova (RUS) / Grand Prix Berlin 2001
Photo Copyright Dirk Zimmermann

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Irina Tchachina (RUS) / World Championships Budapest 2003
Photo Copyright Bernd Thierolf

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Alina Kabaeva (RUS) / European Championships Geneve 2001

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Almudena Cid (ESP) and Liudmila Dmitrova / World Championships Budapest 2003
Photo Copyright Bernd Thierolf

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Evgeniya Kanaeva and Daria Dmitrieva (RUS) / European Championships Minsk 2011
Photo Copyright Viktorphoto

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Anna Rizatdinova (UKR)
Photo Copyright Enrico Della Valle

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Natalia García (ESP)
Photo Copyright: Fa Buleux

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Inna Zhukova (BLR)/ Grand Prix Innsbruck 2002
Photo Copyright Tom Theobald

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Liubov Cherkashina (BLR) /London Olympic Games 2012

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Dominika Cervenkova (CZE) / World Championships Budapest 2003
Photo Copyright Bernd Thierolf

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Almudena Cid /Jennifer Colino (ESP)
Photo Copyright TomTheobald

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Tamara Yerofeeva (UKR) / Grand Prix Innsbruck
Photo Copyright : Tom Theobald

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Svetlana Rudalova (BLR) / World Championships Budapest 2003
Photo Copyright Tom Theobald

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Maria Titova (RUS) / Grand Prix Brno 2013
Photo Copyright Bernd Thierolf

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Alina Maksymenko (UKR) / World Championships Kiev 2013
Photo Copyright Marianne Piquerel

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Alina Kabaeva (RUS) / Deventer Grand Prix