Why Did Ukraine Only Compete With 4 Gymnast at 1997 Worlds?

Well.. This answer is very involved. There are a lot of reasons why they didn’t pull in Alternates. First injury happened with Podkopayeva. She went to 97 Worlds coming back from an Injury. Ostapenko and her personal coach were originally gonna only have her do Uneven Bars, and Balance Beam due to the injury sheContinue reading “Why Did Ukraine Only Compete With 4 Gymnast at 1997 Worlds?”

2020 Senior Ukrainian National Team Members

I will be only mentioning the ones that I believe who could possibly make a Euro’s or World Team, or go to a World Cup. Anastasiia Motak – Anastasiia just turned senior this year (2004). Anastasiia’s strong points are Vault, and Floor. Her Balance Beam routine is ok, just currently inconsistent. The bar’s is herContinue reading “2020 Senior Ukrainian National Team Members”

Valeriia Osipova (UKR) Interview May 2020

I got a chance to talk with Valeriia Osipova (UKR). We talked about how she got into Gymnastics, and her experiences through the sport. The ups and downs. Q: How old were you when you started gymnastics? and how did you get into the sport? Valeriia: I started at 5 years old, my parents tookContinue reading “Valeriia Osipova (UKR) Interview May 2020”