Led by Rin Keys (Porter Ranch, Calif./Burlo Gymnastics) with five and Anastasia Dubinkina (Staten Island, N.Y./Isadora by Matchpoint) and Natalia de la Rosa (Woodland Hills, Calif./Burlo Gymnastics) with four, U.S. rhythmic athletes collected a total of 19 medals in international competition over the weekend.

Gdynia Rhythmic Stars

Americans claimed 12 medals in senior and junior competition at the 2024 Gdynia Rhythmic Stars International Tournament in Poland.

Keys earned five of the six U.S. medals for the seniors, winning a medal in the all-around and on each apparatus. Her 125.450 in all-around competition secured her a bronze medal behind Poland’s Liliana Lewinska in first (131.750) and Emilia Heichel in second (130.500). Sarah Mariotti (San Diego, Calif./Pacific Stars Rhythmic Academy) was eighth with a 110.900

In individual event finals, Keys clinched ball (32.250), clubs (32.350) and ribbon gold (30.450) and also won hoop silver (32.900). Mariotti took clubs bronze with a 30.300.

In junior competition, De la Rosa and Isabella Chong (Mission Viejo, Calif./Burlo Gymnastics) secured gold and silver in all-around competition. De la Rosa topped the podium with an overall 114.950 followed by Chong in second with a 114.400, with Alisa Datsenko of Germany in third with a 106.600. Dawn Kim (San Diego, Calif./Pacific Stars Rhythmic Academy) was fifth with a 103.450.

De la Rosa also won the ball (30.000) and ribbon (29.050) titles as well as hoop silver (29.500) during apparatus finals. Chong won clubs silver with a 28.900.


Portimão International Tournament

Junior Dubinkina won four medals at the 2024 Portimão International Tournament, taking all-around silver in the junior division with a 104.050, behind Ana Luisa Abraham of Mexico in first (105.650) and Germany’s Alina Ott in third (103.500). She also earned silver on hoop (26.550) and bronze on ball (26.600) and clubs (26.400).

Aleksia Khilkevich (Staten Island, N.Y./Isadora by Matchpoint) picked up junior ribbon silver with a 25.900 and was sixth all-around with a 101.200. Aurora Sullivan (Los Angeles, Calif./Burlo Gymnastics) was 10th all-around with a 95.250.

Yana Golovan (Las Vegas, Nev./Nevada Rhythmic Academy) was the senior all-around bronze medalist with an overall 116.150, behind Lada Rusch of Germany (120.050) and neutral athlete Yelyzaveta Zorkina (118.250).

In apparatus competition, Jaelyn Chin (Aventura, Fla./Bessonova’s school) won the ribbon title with a 29.600. Chin was also fifth (115.350) in the all-around and Lauren Kramer (San Diego, Calif./Pacific Stars Rhythmic Academy) landed 14th (107.300).


European Cup

Alexandria Kautzman (Simi Valley, Calif./California Rhythms) notched an apparatus final appearance at the 2024 European Cup in Baku, Azerbaijan. She scored a 30.900 in the clubs final to land seventh. Stiliana Nikolova of Bulgaria was first with a 34.500.

In the all-around, Kautzman was 21st overall with a 116.00. Sofia Raffaeli of Italy was first (138.950), Boryana Kaleyn of Bulgaria second (135.700) and Nikolova third (135.700).