27. February 2011  
Moscow, Russia  
Rhythmic Gymnastics

2011 Grand Prix Premiere with total triumph of Evgenia Kanaeva

<< Olympic and World Champion Evgenia Kanaeva won the all-around at the first stage of the first 2011 Grand Prix event of Rhythmic Gymnastics Cup "Gazprom", which took place in Moscow's Universal Sports Hall of Friendship. Kanaeva scored a total 114.55 points and won the tournament. The second and third places were taken by Russians Daria Kondakova (111.45) and Yana Lukonina (109.50). At last Kanaeva won also all the four apparatus finals.
It was the first of altogether 6 competitions of the 2011 Grand Prix Circuit, which will finish in Kiev (October).
Also at the GAZPROM Competions dominted the groups of the Russian host...
Evgenia KANAEVA was unsatisfied with perfomance of her new program and she told about it at the press conferenz to the Russian press:.
2011 "GAZPROM" Tournament:

   >  Einzel-Mehrkampf, Resultate
       > Elite, Groups

In the all-around in the group
exercises Russians showed the best result (53.95), leaving behind Japanese women (49.40) and Azerbaijan's "artists" (49.35).
On the credit side of our compatriots first sum scores in the exercise with five balls (26.55) and in combination with three ribbons and two hoops (27.40).
... Team Russia (elite) with the performance 2 hoopes / 3 ribbons:
* V I D E O  (youtube):