Alexandra Piscupescu, 2012 Romanian Rhythmic gymnast of the year

Alexandra Piscupescu was named, for the third consecutive year, the best Romanian Rhythmic gymnast.

She finished 18th All-Around at this year´s European Championships, held in Russia, but narrowly failed to qualify for the 2012 London Olympics. She came back strong in the second part of the year by winning every gold medal at the Romanian National Championships and the Romanian Cup. She also joined the Italian squad La Fenice and helped them win the Serie A2 championship.

Photo (from left to right): Diana Cojocaru, Ana Luiza Filiorianu, Adriana Teocan, Alexandra Piscupescu, Denisa Mailat and Alexandra Calinov.

Alexandra was followed in the 2012 ranking by: Adriana Teocan (Olimpia București), Andrada Anton (Oradea), Ana Luiza Filiorianu (Olimpia București), Diana Pavel (Anghel Saligny, Iași), Andreea Verdeș (Anghel Saligny, Iași), Ștefana Popa (Anghel Saligny, Iași), Denisa Mailat (Olimpia București), Ștefania Oltean (Bistrița) and Georgiana Dănilă (Anghel Saligny, Iași), respectively.

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