23. January 2011  
Toronto, Canada  
Rhythmic Gymnastics

A Mexican Girl wins in Canada

CAN-Fed ---: In the senior competition at the 2011 Koop Cup in Toronto (CAN)  Veronica Alejandra Navarro Blizzard of Mexico took the all around gold. 
Japanese gymnasts won three of the four event finals with Ayumi Nakazawa placing first in the ribbon and club events and Kana Shimizu taking the individual ball title.
Viktoria Bogdanova of Estonia won the hoop final.
Russian Olympic champion Evgeniya Kanaeva performed at Friday’s Gala but did not compete for the medals on Saturday as part of the 60th anniversary of the sport in Canada honouring rhythmic gymnastics pioneer Evelyn Koop.