28th Trophy Banca Popolare di Vicenza (ex CariPrato)

26.06.2011 15.05
Evgenia Kanaeva come in the hall of the Estra Forum, the Palasport which host this 28th edition of Trophy Banca Popolare di Vicenza, well known as CariPrato. That’s only the first big surprise of this exciting competition, in the morning we are present during the warm up of the national team (Italy), and in the afternoon we see the amazing gymnast from Uzbekistan Ulyana Trofimova, and the italian champion Julieta Cantaluppi.

 The Trophy opened with the junior competition won by , followed by Lala Yusifova (AZE), third Giulia Pala (ITA). Here the full results:

1. Chiara Di Battista ITA 97.900
2. Lala Yusifova AZE 94.725
3. Giulia Pala ITA 92.575
4. Anastasia Kadochnikova RUS 92.275
5. Greta Merlo ITA  90.725
6. Mayya Filippova UZB 89.450
7. Giulia Di Luca ITA 88.900
8. Anna Kadochnikova RUS 88.225
9. Marine Letul FRA 86.150
10. Veronika Yordanova BUL 82.625
11. Adina Zoica ROM 81.850
12. Selin Kilavuz TUR 77.950
13. Aidana  Saribay 77.775

After a break there was the exhibition of italian group 5 balls and 3 ribbons + 2 hoops. Their exercises were great they changed some passages and now the routines seem more organic and well choreographed. Then competition starts again with the senior individual:
– Evgenia Kanaeva wasn’t in her perfect shape, of course It is since the EC that she hadn’t a rest, and she made some mistakes and imprecisions but she still was the queen of the competition and I’m grateful to her for bringing her elegance  and beauty here at this competition for 7 years!
– Ulyana Trofimova was great and I was very happy to see her finally in a great shape after the World Cup in Pesaro. She performed with her charm and sympathy and she conquered the audience.
– Julieta Cantaluppi was very great too. She’s very powerful and she had incredible handling, but she isn’t too flexible so she lose some points.
– Federica Febbo was very elegant and expressive too, every time I watch this gymnast I think she really feels the music with a great personality and expression.
– Marina Petrakova was nice too, she conquered my mother who said: “she’s so nice!”, I was very happy to see her again after her long absence from the carpet.
– Zeynab Javadli was very beautiful, I like her interpretation of the music and I’m glad to see her again as individual!

Here the first videos of this day:

on YouTube:
Marine Letul ball http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nJaCbbbH4c4
Veronica Yordanova clubs http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gK-K3TOWn64
Selin Kilavuz ribbon http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yxun7pa2g9c
Anastasia Kadochnikova hoop http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tkg8qrKGblU
Greta Merlo ball http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pANsKpawnO4
Giulia di Luca ribbon http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r3X7EVCpWGU
Lala Yusifova hoop http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GUm1ec0Z7bA
Mayya Filippova clubs http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uDz1U59df2I

video blocked by Youtube are on Vimeo:
Italy Training 3 + 2 http://vimeo.com/25677239
Italy Training 5 balls http://vimeo.com/25710171

…More to come, soon!!

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