Grand Prix Holon 2014, 28-29 March

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Masha ring pivot-podium training-GP Holon 2014
This weekend, the 3rd stage of Grand Prix will be held in Holon. Once again, Masha will compete! Many competitions for Masha this month. Good Luck to Masha!  Hold on! Wish you all the BEST!!! Davai!!! [給力][給力][hold住]

Some information about this competition:
website: http://www.sport-holon.co.il/
facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GrandPrixHolon
live stream: http://www.gymnasticsdvd.de/live/
Participants list:

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World Cup Stuttgart 2014, 22-23 March

RSG Gazprom World Cup Stuttgart 2014
(photo by Qingwei Chen many thanks!!!)

The second stage of World Cup series this season will be held in Stuttgart, Germany this weekend. Our Mashulya will take part in this event. Goooood Luck to Masha!!!!! All the BEST for You!!!!!! May the force be the with You!!!!! 加油!!!!! Давай!!!!! [給力][給力][給力][hold住][hold住][hold住]

Read FIG preview report of this event here

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Vera Shtelbaums: Many People Don’t Like The Hegemony of The Russians in Rhythmic Gymnastics

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Original article link: http://www.gazeta.ru/sport/2014/03/02/a_5932689.shtml
English translated by Alyona (Many Many Thanks!!!)

Vera Shtelbaums, the Coach of the two-time Olympic Champion Evgenia Kanaeva, tells about her favorite student soon becoming a mother and about the hegemony of the Russians in Rhythmic Gymnastics.

The first yearly Grand Prix in Rhythmic Gymnastics has started in Moscow and collected the strongest representatives of this sport. As usual, at the first start of the season, the girls are trying their new routines. The Honored Coach of Russia Vera Shtelbaums, personal coach of a silver medalist of Athens Irina Chaschina and the only two-time Olympic Champion Evgenia Kanaeva, shares her impressions on the traditional spring competitions.

– You were smiling while watching the performance of the girl from South Africa. Are the horizons of the Rhythmic Gymnastics expanded?
– Of course! And it is very nice that every year new faces appear and more and more countries become a part of Rhythmic World. Continue reading

Irina Viner-Usmanova: we have tried every possible way to escape from this dullness, and at the moment we have been able to achieve it

Maria Titova the Swan-Inner Stregth-Zoe
Originally written in Russian by Inna Kuznetsova
posted on http://www.allsportinfo.ru/index.php?id=81186 on 02-03-2014
Translated and edited by catts (Many Many thanks catts!!!)

Today, 2 March, the Grand Prix Rhythmic Gymnastics competition in Moscow has come to an end. Russia’s Margarita Mamun won routines in hoop, ball and clubs, and came second in ribbon . Maria Titova excelled in the ribbon routine and came second in ball. Yana Kudryavtseva was second in hoop and clubs. In the group competitions, the Russians won the 10 clubs routine, as well as the 3 balls and 2 ribbons . Inna Kuznetsova (tournament results special correspondent of the Sport information Agency “All Sport”) interviewed Irina Viner-Usmanov, the president of the Russian Gymnastics Federation and the head coach in rhythmic gymnastics

‘To stage Grand Prix in Moscow every year opens the season and shows who is who and what is what, what we managed to do right, and what went wrong,’ said Irina Viner. ‘Now, we can begin to correct what was done wrong. Continue reading

Grand Prix Thiais 2014, 8-9 March

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(photo by Dan Pickard, Many Thanks!!!)
This weekend the 2nd stage of Grand Prix will be held in Thiais. Our Mashulya will compete again. Wow 2 competitions in a row, Good Luck Good Luck to Mashulya!!! Wish Mashulya all the BEST!!! Fingers Crossed I will pray for her. I hope she can do even better than GP Moscow. 加油!!! удача!!! Давай!!! [給力][給力][hold住][許願][許願]

Some information about this competition
Official website: http://www.grandprixthiais.fr/
FRA gymnastics federation: click here
facebook: click here
twitter: https://twitter.com/GRANDPRIXTHIAIS
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Picture of the Day – Masha 2014 Music Cards by Hershey

Masha-2014 Music Card-Ribbon-Hershey
Big Big Thanks my friend Hershey!!! Beautiful Cards !!!
copyright here: http://coconutwhitechocolate.tumblr.com/
4 music card + one collage