Tag Archive: Stefana Popa

Bronze medal for Laura Aniței in Estonia

Laura Anitei @ Miss Valentine 2016

          Three gymnasts from the Anghel Saligny Club in Iași competed at this year´s Miss Valentine in Estonia, under the supervision of coaches Cătălina and Constantin Radu. This event has typically opened the Rhythmic gymnastics season since 1995 and is considered one of the largest competitions in the world, with 1200 gymnasts from …

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Romania, 10th at the Junior Rhythmic Euros

Luiza Filiorianu and Andreea Verdes

               The Rhythmic Gymnastics European Championships kick started yesterday in Azerbaidjan´s capital of Baku. Senior Alexandra Piscupescu and juniors Ana Luiza Filiorianu, Andreea Verdeș and Ștefana Popa were there to represent Romania in the competition. The juniors were the first to take the carpet in Baku in the Team Final which started on Friday with …

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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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MTK Cup: Silver and bronze for Ana Luiza Filiorianu

Ana Luiza Filiorianu

           After yesterday we celebrated the Romanian pre-junior gymnasts’ success at Debrecen’s “MTK Cup” International Tournament (the junior version of the World Cup), today Ana Luiza Filiorianu (left photo) added two more medals in the junior event finals. Although she only competed with ball and hoop (there was no All-around event here), Luiza managed to …

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Denisa Mailat and Denisa Stoian dominate Hungary’s MTK Cup

Pre-Juniors Team Podium

Photo: Debrecen World Cup Facebook            The first stage of the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup is undergoing in Debrecen, Hungary, where some of the best senior and junior gymnasts of the moment have come together to compete. Although the World Cup is dedicated exclusively to seniors, juniors are competing at the “MTK Cup” International Tournament. …

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17 medals for the Romanian Juniors in Bulgaria

Ana Luiza Filiorianu

The members of the Rhythmic Gymnastics Junior National Team travelled to Bulgaria last month to attend Varna’s “Prize of Queen Margarita” International Tournament. Laura Aniței, Ștefana Popa (both from Anghel Saligny Iași Club), Denisa Stoian, Livia Harcan, Cesima Nechifor (CSM Ploiești), Denisa Mailat, Alice David and Ana Luiza Filiorianu (Olimpia București) returned home with an …

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2013 Rhythmic Romanian Cup: photos and performances

Andreea Verdeș

Andreea Verdeș. Photo © Dan Mareș The 2013 Romanian Cup, one of the most important internal Rhythmic gymnastics competitions of the year, was held in Bucharest at the beginning of this month with the top six gymnasts in the country per category taking part. This time, the competition included a new event dedicated to the …

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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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3 medals for Alexandra Piscupescu at the World Cup

Alexandra Piscupescu

Last weekend, Bucharest´s Sala Polivalentă held the annual Irina Deleanu Cup which, starting this year, also included a World Cup event. Some of the best gymnasts in the world competed alongside Romania’s elite Rhythmic gymnasts: 6 Romanian Juniors, 3 Seniors and 2 groups competed in the different events scheduled during these three days. Alexandra Piscupescu, …

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Irina Deleanu Trophy and World Cup Gallery – Day 1


Photos from Day 1 of the Irina Deleanu Trophy and World Cup in Bucharest’s Sala Polivalentă.

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