08. October 2007  
Rhythmic Gymnastics

Russia on top at all Categories of AEON CUP 2007

After the total triumph at the rhythmic worlds in Patras also at the 2007 AEON CUP, which was held in Tokyo last weekend, all the gold medals went to the absolutely leading nation Russia, again.

Team GAZPROM won in front of the Derjugina School (Kiev, UKR) and DINAMO Minsk and the Russian top stars Olga KAPRANOVA and Vera SESINA were the best in all-around.

The Ukrainian all-around worldchampion Anna BESSONOWA mades same mistakes and got bronze, followed by her teammate Natalia Godunko...


Anna BESSONOVA, the reigning all-around world champion from Patras 2007 said after the competition: "I wasn't satisfied with this result. But I'm really happy to be Aeon cup every year. And I thank all fan for support for me so warmly ."

Big pleasure for the Japanese hosts:

Kana Yokoyama came on 3rd place and is the very  first medalist at the Aeon Cup. She stand on an honour platform at ceremony, very happy and with with tears in her eyes .... !

<< Photo, left: Kana YOKOYAMA, Janeses Junior on third place.

From Tokyo for GYMmedia:
Takako Kobayashi (information & photos)