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    Kabaeva Alina Maratovna

    Alina Maratovna Kabaeva (May 12, 1983) – Russian athlete and public figure in rhythmic gymnastics. Master of Sports of Russia Honored Master of Sports OF RUSSIA. At the 2004 Olympics in Athens, Greece, she won a bronze medal. Gold medalist at the XXVII Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia, in 2000. Two-time absolute world champion (1999 and 2003). Five-time Russian absolute champion (1998-2000, 2002, 2004). Six-time Russian absolute monarch (1998-2001) From 1997 to 1997. Elected as a delegate of the Russian Federation for the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation at 19 years old (1997). From 1997 through 1998, worked as an adviser and community manager in various social services organizations.…

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    Kudryavtseva Yana Alekseevna

    Yana Alekseevna Kudryavtseva  (September 30, 1997, Moscow, Russian gymnast, three-time world champion in rhythmic gymnastics in 2013, three-time European champion in 2013, the youngest absolute world champion in the history of rhythmic gymnastics. Childhood Yana is the daughter of the famous swimmer, 1992 Olympic champion Alexei Kudryavtsev, and his wife Victoria. Kudryavtseva’s sports career started in 2008: she won national junior tournaments, including the Russian junior championship in 2009 in Dmitrov, in 2011 in Samara and in 2012 in Kazan. Yana began performing at international competitions in the 2011 season. She won the 2011 Junior World Cup. In 2012, at the European Championships, she became the champion among juniors in the exercise with…

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    Men’s rhythmic gymnastics

    Men’s rhythmic gymnastics originated in Japan. Apparently, the men of this country saw the continuation of the original Japanese tradition in gymnastic exercises with objects (rope, club, hoop). Long before the emergence of many sports trends that exist today in the land of the rising sun, exercises with all kinds of objects that help a Japanese man to improve body and spirit were especially popular. Even whole clans were created in which children from a very early age were taught to overcome their own physical capabilities: they developed flexibility, sense of smell and touch. The brightest clan in Japanese history is the Shinobi (ninja). So, in 1985, at the World Cup in Tokyo, men…

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    Kanaeva Evgeniya Olegovna

    Evgeniya Olegovna Kanaeva  (born April 2, 1990, Omsk, USSR) is an outstanding Russian gymnast. Olympic champion in rhythmic gymnastics 2008. The first in the history of rhythmic gymnastics, three times world champion in all-around, multiple world and European champion in certain types of all-around. Honored Master of Sports of Russia (2008). Childhood Evgenia Kanaeva was born on April 2, 1990 in Omsk. Her mother, Svetlana Kanaeva, is a master of sports in rhythmic gymnastics. Nevertheless, at the age of six, Evgenia was brought into sports by her grandmother, who loved rhythmic gymnastics and figure skating. Despite her young age, Zhenya showed great potential. Her first trainer Elena Arais (daughter of the current personal trainer Evgenia Kanaeva Vera…

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    Chashchina Irina Viktorovna

    Irina Viktorovna Chashchina  (born April 24, 1982 in the city of Omsk, Russia) is a Russian athlete who represents rhythmic gymnastics in individual exercises. World Champion, Europe. Silver medalist of the Olympic Games. Honored Master of Sports. Sports biography She began to play sports at the age of six. Initially, she was engaged in gymnastics and music, later Irina settled on rhythmic gymnastics. The first coach is Elena Nikolaevna Arais. After four years of training, Irina began to train under the guidance of the Honored Coach of Russia Vera Efremovna Shtelbaums. From the age of twelve, she entered the Russian national team and began to travel to training camps in Moscow. While still a junior, Irina took first place…

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    Mamun Margarita

    Margarita Mamuun  (November 1, 1995, Moscow) – Russian gymnast, two-time world champion in rhythmic gymnastics in 2013, two-time European champion in 2013, four-time winner of the 2013 Universiade in Kazan. Biography Childhood Margarita Mamun was born on November 1, 1995 in Moscow. She is half Russian, half Bengal. Her father is from Bangladesh. It is the eastern roots that her coach explains the expressiveness, lyricism and plasticity of Mamun. Rita, at the age of seven, began going to the gymnastics section, where her mother took her, since the Olympic village is located not far from their home. She consciously began to prepare for a career as a gymnast from the age of eleven. Trained under the guidance…

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    Utyasheva Laysan Albertovna

    Laysan Albertovna Utyasheva  (head. Lysan Albert Kygy Utyasheva; June 28, 1985, Raevsky, Bashkir Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic) – Russian athlete, Honored Master of Sports in rhythmic gymnastics, pupil of the Honored Coach of Russia Alla Yanina, multiple winner of Russian world and international competitions, six-time champion European champion, European champion in the team event (2002), winner of the 2001/02 World Cup, winner of the 2002 CIS and Baltic Youth Games. The author of four original elements bearing her name (in particular, “Utyasheva’s stand”). International Ambassador of the Olympic Movement Sochi-2014. TV presenter, sports commentator. Biography Born into the family of Albert and Zulfiya Utyashev, a historian and librarian. Bashkir by nationality [1]. In 1989 the…

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    Zaripova Amina Vasilovna

    Amina Vasilovna Zaripova  (Tat. Repeated world champion. Honored Master of Sports in Rhythmic Gymnastics. Biography Amina Zaripova was born into a Tatar family in the city of Chirchik (Uzbekistan) in 1976. Rhythmic gymnastics began to practice relatively late – at the age of 10. The girl was noticed quite by accident when she and her mother came to Tashkent for shopping. However, her natural flexibility, artistry, dance ability allowed her to make an impressive career in rhythmic gymnastics. Trained with Nina Kaplan. After the collapse of the USSR, she moved to Russia, where she continued to play sports at the Novogorsk Gymnastic Center with I.A. Viner, as a member of the Russian national team (1992). From…

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    Dmitrieva Daria Andreevna

    Daria Andreevna Dmitrieva  (June 22, 1993, Irkutsk, Russia) – Russian gymnast. Silver medalist at the 2012 Olympic Games. Champion, silver and bronze medalist of the 2009 Russian Championship; European champion among juniors; winner of international tournaments “Children of Asia”, “Deriugina Cup”; world champion 2009 in the team; 2-time champion and silver medalist at the 2010 World Championship, silver medalist at the XXX Olympic Games in London. Sports career She began to engage in rhythmic gymnastics at the age of 8 in the “Young Dynamo” under the guidance of the Honored Coach of the USSR Olga Buyanova. In 2008, in company with the Olympic champion of Beijing Evgenia Kanaeva and Alexandra Solovieva, Dasha won the World Cup…

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    Kapranova Olga Sergeevna

    Olga Sergeevna Kapranova  (December 6, 1987, Moscow, USSR) – Russian athlete, represented rhythmic gymnastics in individual exercises. Multiple world and European champion, Honored Master of Sports of Russia. Biography She began to engage in rhythmic gymnastics at the age of 7 under the guidance of coach E. Yu. Nefedova. In 2000 she was invited by Irina Viner to the Olympic training center. Since 2003 Olga has been making notable successes at various international tournaments, performing in the individual category. Since that time, she really claimed the place of “gymnast No. 1” in the Russian national team. Great competition from other gymnasts and a number of failures (first of all, at the Beijing Olympics, where Kapranova…