23. October 2003
Rhythmic Gymnastics

Out of danger are the first three places on top of the GYMmedia World Ranking List of Rhythmic Gymnastics, although the Byelorussian Inna Zhukova won the all-around competition last weekend in her hometown Minsk.
With a projektion of 188 points are the trio Kabaeva/Bessonova/Yerofeeva in front,followed by Shukova on fourth place.
The Bulgarian Elisabet Paissieva consolidated her seventh place among the Top Ten of the
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19. October 2003
Minsk / BLR
Rhythmic Gymnastics

Inna Zhukova (BLR), 4th of 2003 World Championships, won the all around competition and the final with clubs of 7th Grand Prix tournament of 2003 series in Minsk. Svetlana Rudalova got 2nd place on all around, Vera Sesina (RUS) became 3rd.
In absence of the Ukrainian gymnasts Svetlana Rudalova won the final with hoop. The Russian gymnasts Olga Kapranova (ball) and Vera Sesina (ribbon) were the best of the other finals.
World Champion Alina Kabaeva (RUS)...

12. October 2003
Rhythmic Gymnastics

The team of GAZPROM Moscow was the winner of the AEON Cup 2003 in the Japanese capital Tokio. This competition means a kind of 'unofficial world champs for club teams.
On second place came the team of Dynamo Minsk, beating the favourites from the 'Derjugina School' Kiev.
After some mistakes of Kabaeva (RUS) and Bessonova (UKR) the winner of individual category was Irina Tchachina (RUS).
Also the best junior gymnast came from Russia: Jevgenia Kanaeva ...

2. October 2003
Rhythmic Gymnastics

After their successes at the 26th WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS of RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS in Budapest the Russian Alina Kabaeeva is leading again in the GYMmedia World Ranking list. Behind her on second place comes Anna Bessonova.
The former Number 1, the Ukrainian Tamara Yerofeeva (UKR) - only 14th in the all-around competition in Budapest and without medals in the finals - falls back on third place.
To the firts time among the TOP TEN are the Bulgarian Paisieva...

28. September 2003
Budapest / HUN
Rhythmic Gymnastics

Russia in front of Bulgaria and Italy is the ranking for the medals in both group finals which have been the last competition at the 26th World Championships in Budapest
The Russians presented themselves sovereignly with 5 ribbons (25.200) and 2 balls/ 3 hoops (25.275) but the decision in the ball/ hoop final, where 2nd placed Bulgaria scored 25.200, has been very tight. Favourites of the audience were once again the Italians with their spectacular choreographies.