Sophia Popova

Birthdate: 5/19/1999
Program: Rhythmic
Level: Junior
Current Residence: Minneapolis, MN
Club: Twin Cities Rhythmic
Head Coach: Margarita Mamazina

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Personal Information

Years on the National Team: 2
Nickname: Sonia
Birthplace: Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine
Hometown: Plymouth, MN Ukraine

Name of High School: The Blake School
High School Graduation Year: 2017
Year you began gymnastics: 2004
Favorite Event: Clubs
How did you get involved in gymnastics: My dad found an ad in the paper.
Favorite thing about gymnastics: The apparatus work and doing routines to the music.
Names of parents/guardians: Kateryna and Alexander Popov
Names of sibling(s): brother, Pavlo


Interests Outside the Gym

Favorite school subject: Math and Science
Hobbies or favorite activities: spending time with my family
Favorite TV show(s): How I Met Your Mother, The Originals, New Girl
Favorite Food: raspberries

International Competition Results

2014 Pacific Rim Championships, Richmond, Canada - 2nd-AA, 5CL; 3rd-5RB (Jr. Group)
2012 Junior Pan American Championships, Cordoba, Argentina - 1st-AA, 5RPs, 5BAs