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Photos from the 2013 Romanian Rhythmic Nationals


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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Impressions from the Rhythmic Schools Nationals in Bistrița

Andreea Verdes

           The Northern city of Bistrița was taken over by Rhythmic gymnastics this past weekend! Representatives of clubs around the country met there to compete for the Schools National Championships’ medals. Although I could not follow the entire competition, I managed to be there for a couple of hours on Saturday to get the pulse …

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[Exclusive interview] Irina Deleanu: You need to love gymnastics, so that this love can turn into passion and not just a hobby…

Irina Deleanu

Irina Deleanu made history for Romanian Rhythmic gymnastics by winning the first World (bronze, rope, Brussels 1992) and European (bronze, ball, Goteborg 1990) medals. She placed 6th in the All-around at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics and dominated National competitions between 1989 and 1993. Today, she is the president of the Romanian Rhythmic gymnastics federation. Romanian …

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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 …

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