Region 5 wins overall Junior Olympic Rhythmic Compulsory Championships title
posted on 06/05/2009

© Yuri Gripas

NORFOLK, Va., June 5, 2009 – Region 5 recently won the overall regional title at the 2009 Junior Olympic National Compulsory Championships for rhythmic gymnastics in Norfolk, Va., May 29-31. Hosted by the U.S. Rhythmic Gymnastics Coaches Association and Excalibur Gymnastics, the national event featured more than 270 gymnasts competing in Levels 4-6 in both the regional team and Individual all-around competition.

In addition to winning the overall regional title, Region 5 also won the team title for Levels 4 and 6. In Level 5, Region 4 prevented Region 5 from sweeping all three regional Level titles.

The three all-around champions are: Ekaterina Komarova, Level 6; Erica Wu, Level 5; and Melissa Wong, Level 4.

If you would like to order photos or video from the competition, please contact Jennifer Kilborn for information: jenkilborn@gmail.com.

2009 Rhythmic J.O. Compulsory Championships
May 29-31, 2009
Virginia Wesleyan College
Norfolk, Va.

Overall Regional Champions
1. Region 5
2. Region 4
3. Region 3

Regional Champions by level:

Level 4:
1. Region 4
2. Region 5
3. Region 1
Level 5:
1. Region 4
2. Region 5
3. Region 3
Level 6:
1. Region 5
2. Region 4
3. Region 3

Individual All-Around:

Level 6:
1. Komarova, Ekaterina 58.400
2. Yu, Regina (693) 58.200
3. White, Sarah (688) 56.600
4. Steed, Autumn (676) 56.100
5. Edmonds, Bea (634) 54.700
6. Sladkov, Nicole (673) 54.600
7. Henderson, Bailee (645) 53.300
8. Idun, Maame´Yaa (647) 53.000

Level 5:
1. Wu, Erica (587) 53.600
2. Kaloyanov, Nicole (508) 53.600
3. Bourand, Natalie (521) 52.200
4. Shinohara, Elena (572) 47.300
5. Tang, Nikita (577) 46.900
6. Roytburd, Allyson (570) 46.800
7. Kriner, Michelle (556) 46.100
8. Zhang, Stephanie (593) 44.900

Level 4:
1. Wong, Melissa (401) 31.000
2. Sun, Jessica (487) 30.500
3. Tang, Rebecca (489) 30.200
4. Henderson, Hannah (445) 29.900
5. Hua, Vivian (448) 29.800
6. Belvi, Gurmukhi (416) 29.400
7. Gelfer-Mundl, Aviva (437) 29.300
8. Li, Christine (456) 28.900

Complete Results


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