Yesterday (13 July) Zhenya attended the opening ceremony of the VI Russian-Chinese Youth Games in Irkutsk, together with Daria Dmitrieva. The competition will be held for the following three days. read report and photos about the opening ceremony here
Relative news: Olympic Champion Evgenia Kanaeva awarded gold medals at the Russian-Chinese Youth Games in Irkutsk
Translated by google
Already brought the first results of the competition in rhythmic gymnastics at the VI Russian-Chinese Youth Games. This sport has become one of the most popular. Stands athletic arena “Baikal-Arena” were filled to the maximum. Of course, there is something to admire! Our gymnasts were on top. Chinese women though tried their best even danced to Russian folk motifs, but the technique is still much conceded. The result is that Russia is competing in rhythmic gymnastics. Russian-Chinese Youth Games is confirmed. All in the all-around podium, as well as first place in group exercises took our girls. Gold Alina Ermolova.
Awarded the winners of the renowned gymnast Olympic Champion Evgenia Kanaeva, silver medalist in London, our compatriot Daria Dmitrieva and world champion Yana Lukonina. Former gymnast admitted that she is growing a worthy change.
– I myself competed at the first Russian-Chinese Youth Games in 2006, I remember how exciting it was, – Evgenia Kanaeva admitted in an interview with the journalist “KP”. – But these competitions became for me a starting point for further victories. That desire and our girls!
photos gallery from the opening ceremony and competition: