01. February 2005  
San Francisco/Ca., USA  
Rhythmic Gymnastics

Bessonowa won Rhythmic International

Anna Bessonova of Ukraine won every event at the 11th annual San Francisco Rhytmmic International, held Sunday. Bessonova, the Olympic bronze medalist of Athens 2004 placed first all-around and also first on each of the four apparatus events. Irina Kovalchuk (UKR), won the silver medal in the all-around.
Mexico's Cynthia Valdez won the all-around bronze medal, one event silver medal and three event bronze medals.
In the junior category, Monika Mickova of the Czech Republic placed first all-around and first on each of the four events.

All-Around, Juniors
1. Monika Mickova CZE 48.550
2. Veronica Navarro MEX 44.975
3. Anastasia Torba USA 43.900
4. Ruth Castillo MEX 43.550
5. Anastasia Afonicheva USA 41.625
6. Olivia Jack CAN 41.175