Italian rhythmic gymnast performance is breathtaking to watch
Now this girl has some amazing athletic talent!
Alexandra Ana Maria Aguirguiculese is an italian gymnast born on January 15, 2001 in Iasi, Romania. She is a professional rhythmic gymnast representing Italy at the age of 16!
Rhythmic Gymnastics is a sport in which individuals or teams of 5 manipulate one or two pieces of equipment: rope, hoop, ball, clubs, ribbon, and freehand.
It is a sport that combines, ballet, gymnastics, dance, and handling of an apparatus. It takes a lot of hard work and dedication. Long and gruesome hours at the gym.
A lot of physical abilities are needed to be a rhythmic gymnast. Strength, power, flexibility, dexterity, and endurance are key.
Alexandra is a four-time medalist at the 2016 European Junior Championships.
At the national level, she is a two-time Italian National All-around silver medalist and a three-time Italian Junior National Champion, and bronze medalist with the ball at the 2018 World Championships.
The victor is the gymnast who earns the most points, which is determined by a panel of judges. They are looking for leaps, balances, pirouettes or pivots, apparatus handling, and execution.
The choreography must cover the entire floor and contain a balance of carefully executed jumps, leaps, and pivots with great balance and flexibility.
Each movement takes a lot of strength and skill. Here is a beautiful performance by Alexandra Ana Maria Agiurguiculese. She placed bronze in this wonderful performance!
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