The World Cup series of Rhythmic Gymnastics is not a game of “if you can do it, I can do it as well”, but the Russian stars Margarita Mamun and Yana Kudryavtseva are certainly making it appear just like that.
By winning four gold medals and a total of seven event medals, the host country China soared to the top charts of the Trampoline World Cup that took place in Shanghai this past weekend.
After winning an Olympic qualification through her breathtaking performance at the Rio Test Event in April, young Slovakian gymnast Barbora Mokošová said that she is now seriously preparing for the Olympic Games in August.
21-year old Korean rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae took the lead at the individual all-around event in the eight Rhythmic Gymnastics Asian Championships, which took place in Uzbekistan this weekend. By claiming the individual all-around title at the recently held Asian Championships, she became the first-ever rhythmic gymnast to win three-consecutive titles at the said event.
By collecting all the available gold medals at the recently held World Cup in Osijek, Croatia, 2015 World bronze medalist Ellie Downie has been recognized as the first female athlete to capture all the apparatus gold medals at a Gymnastics World Cup under its current competition rules this weekend.