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Glimmer gymnasts competed at renowned Miss Valentine tournament

At the end of February Glimmer Athletic Club, High Performance athletes competed in Estonia, at Miss Valentine Tartu Grand Prix. Our Team Canada member Hannah Walter did good competition with hoop, ball, and clubs.
For Lisa Tsyhanok it was the first big international competition to participate. Lisa did a good hoop routine and she got a really big experience from the tournament. Our junior in 2006 category Marta Kovalevych made her best competition and got her personal best scores in all three routines. We had three juniors competing in the 2005 category. Katerina Berestetsky got her best score in clubs routine, Alissa Levytskyy in ball routine and Sianna Tsakiridis got the best score in ball routine. Sianna qualified into the rope final, where she finished the final competition in high 7th place. All our juniors are very experienced gymnasts and Miss Valentine competition was for the girls a good place to learn and compete together with the world-famous gymnasts.

Glimmer Athletic Club junior Aesthetic Group Gymnastics team participated at AGG competition for the first time. Our team members Lisa Tsyhanok, Erin Dietrich, Sianna Tsakiridis, Marta Kovalevych, Katerina Berestetsky, Alissa Levytskyy, Giada Katsyukevych, and Christine Situ made a good debut! The first-ever big international competition went well. The team finished the competition in 6th place.

Our individual and AGG team athletes told, that Gymnastics Week in Tartu went well and all our team members had a great time and enjoyed watching the routines of some world RG superstars who all came to compete at the historical 2020 Miss Valentine Tartu Grand Prix.

Photo Credits: Riinu Liis Lajal, Indrek Kask, Andrek Assor

2019 Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships wrap-up in Azerbaijan

Source: Gymnastics Canada

BAKU, AZE (September 22, 2019) – The 2019 Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships wrapped up in Baku, AZE on Sunday with the apparatus finals in the group competition, and Russia capturing their eighth gold medal of these Championships with a win for their 3 hoops + 2 sets of clubs routine. Japan broke Russia’s strangle hold on the top of the podium, taking gold in the 5 balls competition.

The Canadian group recorded scores of 22.400 for their 5 balls routine, and a new personal best score of 23.050 for their 3 hoops + 2 sets of clubs routine for a total score of 45.450. Russia took gold in the all-around group competition with a total score of 58.700. Japan captured silver with a total score of 58.200, while Bulgaria took the bronze with a total score of 58.000.

The Canadian group featuring Carmel Kallemaa, Diana Noskova, Vanessa Panov, Carmen Whelan, and Alexandra Zilyuk, all of Toronto, finished their competition on Friday after finishing 20th overall in the qualifying rounds of the all-around – a move up of three in the overall country rankings from last year’s World Championships.

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Team Canada rhythmic gymnasts gain valuable experience at inaugural Junior World Championships

Source: Gymnastics Canada

MOSCOW, RUS (July 20, 2019) – The inaugural Junior World Championships in Rhythmic Gymnastics wrapped up for Canada on Saturday, with the team, consisting of individual athletes Michel Vivier of Vaughn, ON, and Elizabeth Savchenko of Montreal, QC, and the group from Glimmer Athletic in Toronto, ON, finishing 22nd overall. The group also finished 21st out of 33 teams in the group all-around competition. There was no individual all-around competition.

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