27. July 2008  
Irkustk / Russia  
Rhythmic Gymnastics

Kanaeva with total triumph again ...

World Cup in Irkustk - Tournament in Varna
Winning not only the all-around but also all the four world cup finals the Russian top gymnasts dominated also the last world cup event before the Olympic competitions.
Evgenia KANAEWA was the best at the first day's all-around qualifications in the Siberian metropolis Irkutsk, last weekend, and won the world cup final events with all the four apparatus final and looked like the biggest and hottest favorite for the Olympic decision!
On second and third at the all-around came her teammates and world champions Olga Kapranova and Vera Sessina. 
Also at all the following places - witout rank 7 (Aliya Yussupoaa, KAZ)  - came only Olympic qualified gymnasts, like:
on fifth place  Irina Rizenson (ISR), 6th place Inna Zhukova (BLR),  Marina Spekht (RUS), 7th placed like Yussupova, on eight  Aliya Garaeva (AZE), the Austrian Caroline Weber (AUT) on 9, followed by Dinara Gimatova (AZE), followed by 20 more gymnasts ...