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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

“Pierre de Coubertin” program supports Romanian Rhythmic gymnastics

Ștefania Oltean

In what is left of this year, the best junior gymnasts will be given the chance to train in Bucharest in a camp financed by the Romanian Rhythmic Federation (FRGR) through the ˮPierre de Coubertin” program, coordinated by the Romanian Sports Ministry. The program, part of the European strategy for sport development, comes to support …

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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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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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The 5th edition of Ploiești’s Spring Cup International Tournament

Denisa Mailat

The Ploiești Rhythmic Gymnastics Club hosted, this past weekend, the 5th edition of the annual ”Spring Cup” International Tournament, a competition that featured gymnasts from 13 countries. Romania was represented by a large number of gymnasts in the five age categories of the event. Ana Luiza Filiorianu, winner in the Junior category, stood out by …

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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.

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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