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Alexandra Piscupescu officially retires at the Bucharest World Cup

Alexandra Piscupescu. Photo: Carmen Manda

Alexandra Piscupescu. More photos from the World Cup here.            Not more than a week ago, the most important event of the year in Romanian gymnastics, the second stage of the Rhythmic World Cup, organized in Bucharest by the Romanian Rhythmic Federation, ended with a very special moment for the fans …

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Photos from the 2014 Spring Cup International Tournament

Spring Cup 2014

               The “Spring Cup” International Tournament, held in the Romanian city of Ploiești, has been growing with every year and is now at its sixth edition. Over 100 gymnasts from 7 countries competed this year, with Romania’s top Rhythmic gymnast, Alexandra Piscupescu, headlining the meet. Here is a selection of photographs from this event, by …

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Top 10 Romanian gymnastics moments of the year

Corina Constantin, Andreea Bogati & Anca Surdu

Corina Constantin, Andreea Bogati and Anca Surdu – Trio Final (European Championship, Arques) Romanian Aerobic gymnastics continues at the top of the World rankings. In 2013, the Romanian gymnasts won all major competitions of the season: the World Cup, European Championship and World Games, in different events. The women’s trio was always on the podium, …

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Piscupescu and Ștefănescu, fifth with La Fenice in Serie A1

Alexandra Piscupescu

This year, I closely followed the Serie A1, Italy‘s elite Rhythmic Gymnastics Championship, where Romania’s top gymnast of the past years, Alexandra Piscupescu, competed. She had joined Spoleto’s La Fenice Club last year and had helped their team make it to the “premiere league” of the Italian Championship. This year, Alexandra, Andreea Ștefănescu (she started …

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Photos from the 2013 Romanian Rhythmic Nationals

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Here are some photos from the 2013 edition of the Romanian Rhythmic National Championship, held in Arad earlier this month. Photo © Dan Mareș

Piscupescu, Filiorianu and Mailat, Romania´s 2013 National Champions

Ana  Luiza Filiorianu

At the beginning of this month, Arad hosted the 2013 Romanian Rhythmic National Championship, a competition opened for both Senior and Junior gymnasts of the top two age categories: Junior I (13-15 year olds) and Junior II (11-12 year olds). All major clubs were present at this meet, with Olimpia Bucharest, Anghel Saligny Iași, CSM …

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Alexandra Piscupescu, 17th at the Kiev Worlds

Alexandra Piscupescu. Photo: Volker Minkus

Photo © Volker Minkus After competing at the European Championships and the recent Cali World Games and medaling 3 times at the Bucharest World Cup this spring, the most successful Romanian Rhythmic gymnast of recent years, 19-year-old Alexandra Piscupescu, competed at the most important event of the season, the Kiev World Championships, with a pretty bold …

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Alexandra Piscupescu at the Cali World Games

Alexandra Piscupescu

The 9th edition of the World Games – a competition organized every four years by the International World Games Association (IWGA), which was initially meant for non-Olympic sports only – is currently under way in Cali, Colombia. Rhythmic gymnastics was one of the Olympic sports selected for this edition of the Games (this selection depends …

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Alexandra Piscupescu, 12th at the European Championships

Alexandra Piscupescu

One of the most important competitions of the season, the 2013 Vienna Rhythmic European Championships, is now over for Romania after the Romanian gymnasts’ performances in yesterday’s team and group finals. The Senior team – Diana Văleanu and Alexandra Piscupescu – placed 21st and the Junior LPS Bistrița Group placed 24th, scoring a total of …

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2013 Rhythmic European Championships: schedule and broadcasting details

Vienna Ech RG 2013 Poster

It is now time for the Rhythmic European Championships held between May 31 and June 2 at the Wiener Stadhalle in Vienna. The 3 day competition includes a Junior groups event and the Senior All-around and Event Finals. Romania will be represented at the competition by Seniors Alexandra Piscupescu and Diana Văleanu and the Junior …

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