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In response to high level interest from our parents, Dubai Youth Olympic School of Rhythmic Gymnastics is pleased to announce the launch of specialized training sessions for girls only 3 and 4 years of age.
Training are held 2 days per week on Wednesdays and Fridays with one-hour sessions, where the purpose of the class is to introduce Rhythmic Gymnastics to our little girls with a fun-filled agenda and prepare them for the School's regular training sessions as they reach to minimum age of 5 to qualify for competitive and formal training.
The class is limited to 10 girls only. For parents interested in the enrolment or requiring further information please call +971 4333 1632 / +971 56 8889902 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
We are grateful for our parents' support for the Dubai Youth Olympic School of Rhythmic Gymnastics and proud of our little champions as they get better and stronger every day.
RIO DE JANEIRO -- After four years as the perennial silver medallist in international competition, Margarita Mamun finally got her golden moment. On the Olympic stage in Rio, Mamun surpassed teammate Yana Kudryavtseva, who had gone undefeated at the World Championships since her senior debut in 2013.
The 20-year-old succeeds Yulia Barsukova (2000), Alina Kabayeva (2004) and Evgenia Kanaeva (2008 and 2012) as the fourth consecutive Russian gymnast to wear the Olympic crown. Concentrated from her fingernails to the tips of her toes, Mamun turned in four scores over 19 points -- the golden benchmark in Rhythmic Gymnastics -- in the final to finish ahead of the three-time World champion, who has been her greatest friend and rival.
Kudryavtseva, nicknamed “the Angel with Iron Wings” for her balletic style and steadfastness, came to Rio as the favorite for the title. As expected, the 18-year-old led at the halfway point of the competition but made a fatal mistake at the end of her Clubs routine when she missed a catch. It was her only error of the night, but it was serious enough to take her out of contention for the gold.
Mamun didn’t miss her chance. She saved her best for last, delivering her highest score of the competition with the Ribbon to seal the gold. The first to greet her as she came off the floor was her personal coach Amina Zaripova, who 20 years ago finished fourth in this competition at the Olympic Games in Atlanta.
With four months to go before the Rio Olympic Games, triple World champion Yana Kudryavtseva (RUS) reconfirmed herself as the queen of Rhythmic Gymnastics in front of her biggest rival for Olympic gold, teammate Margarita Mamun, at the Pesaro World Cup in Italy this weekend. The Angel with Iron Wings took the title for the second straight year in the city that will host the 2017 World Championships, finishing ahead of the field with three of the four individual apparatus, and trumped by Mamun only with the Hoop. With this first appearance of both Russians on the World Cup circuit this year, the hierarchy that has been in place throughout the quadrennium still holds.
Aleksandra Soldatova (RUS) extended her winning streak to three in a row at the Lisbon Rhythmic World Cup, held Friday and Saturday in the Portuguese capital. Early in the Olympic year, she put together a string of All-around victories in her first three competitions of 2016. In Lisbon, Soldatova posted the highest qualifying scores with every apparatus, finishing the overall competition nearly two points ahead of Ukrainian star Anna Rizatdinova, whose low score with the Ribbon prevented her from really challenging the Russian. Israel's Neta Rivkin, likely headed for her third Olympics this summer, stayed consistent to win bronze, a point ahead of South Korea's Son Yeon Jae, who made history by winning the Lisbon title in 2014.
Seventeen-year old Russian rhythmic gymnast Aleksandra Soldatova lights up the first 2016 Rhythmic World Cup last weekend in Espoo, Finland. Soldatova was a part of the Gold medal winning Russian team at the 2014 and 2015 World Championships. In the absence of the discipline's two stars Yana Kudryavtseva and Margarita Mamun, the 2015 World Championships triple medallist prevailed in the All-around competition on Friday. The 2015 world silver medalist on Clubs went on to win this Apparatus in Espoo and finished second and third with the Hoop and Ribbon respectively.