Yakutia 24 TV channel with the reference to the Region’s Rhythmic Gymnastics Federation Press Service: The national team of the rhythmic gymnastics will perform at the All-Russian contest to be held in Sochi from October 29 to November 4.
“Yakut athletes will present two types of group exercises to spectators and the panel of judges. The exercise with five hoops is made in a modern style: bright costumes, rhythmic movements and the famous song “Gangnam Style” create an excellent mood,” the message says.
In addition, the athletes will perform under the sounds of khomus, ethnic motifs and sounds of nature, their dance program includes the elements of dances of the peoples of the North. Athletes will perform in national costumes, decorated with the Yakut patterns and elements from sable fur.
It is noted that the contest can only be participated by junior athletes – born in 2004 – 2007, competing in the program of master of sports candidates.
The team of Yakutia includes Milana Zakharova, Alina Turnina and Anna Sleptsova (reserve gymnast) from Yakutsk and Milana Tedeeva and Kunney Egorova from Mirny.
The national team’s senior coach is the trainer of the highest category, USSR master of sports Oksana Kazantseva, and the program director is Elena Afanaseva.
It is noted that on the way to sports success, the team is supported by the regional bank Almazergienbank and the president of the Rhythmic Gymnastics Federation of the Republic Lyudmila Nikolaeva.