n August 12-14, an international junior rhythmic gymnastics tournament was held in St. Petersburg on the eve of the World Cup stage. Among the participants are young gymnasts from Moldova, Latvia, Lithuania and Russia. The undisputed favorite of the competition was the Russian woman Yulia Bravikova . She won by more than a solid margin over the runner-up Nicoleta Dulgeru from Moldova. Laima Lipkina from Latvia became the bronze medalist of the all-around.