Buzau was once again the host for our little gymnasts at their national competition.
Here are a few of the event highlights
The preceding competitions announced a tight battle between the stars of the two Dinamo clubs and the little Barlad native Amalia Puflea. It was CS Dinamo’s Ella Oprea turn to shine and she did shine bright. She also won all the gold medals in the event finals. The most impressive she was on bars:
Amalia Puflea, Barald’s hopeful – a “mini Andreea Raducan” – was second all around and also added three event final medals.
Here she is below in a recording from “Cupa Andreea Raducan” where she was the “golden one”:
Other two Dinamo girls, this time from the school club (CSS Dinamo) were remarkable in the all around – Eva Mircioaga third, a little artist – here on floor at “Cupa Nadia Comaneci” and Roberta Radu forth – a complete gymnast, winning three other individual medals in Buzau (one of them gold) – here on bars
But one can’t overlook Sabrina Maneca, one of the most talented gymnasts in the age group, hampered here, results-wise, by the level 1 skill restrictions – she is capable of a lot more. Here she settled for bronze on floor.
Among event medalists: Alecsia Savu (CSS Buzau)– silver on beam and Erika Traicu (CS Farul)– bronze on vault/a> and amoung individual top rankers: Ana Marioara – CS Dinamo, Mara Matei – CS Petrolul, Amalia Iovanut – Palatul Copiilor Timisoara, Andreea Toma – CSS 1 Constanta.
In this age group the title was decided between last year’s champion – Miruna Cazan and Focsani native, Ana Maria Barbosu. It was a close battle with Miruna as winner. The two of them also took home the apparatus gold medals – two for each.
Miruna was imperial on beam
While Ana was unbeatable on bars
Erika Leonida of CSA Steaua was third all-around, also scoring high on bars.
CSSG Focsani team depth was proven by great results from another two hopefuls Rut Damian and Iulia Trestianu, top AA scorers and multiple medalists on the event finals.
Arad was again on top with silver for the team and individual medals for Iasmina Neacsu (bars and beam) and Daria Goina (beam).
Remarkable efforts came from other athletes as well Alexandra Duzi – CS Farul (here on floor), Evelina Oprea and Amalia Petre – CSS1 Constanta, Monica Ilie – CSS Dinamo, Teofana Gafita – CS Dinamo, Gabriela Furak – Palatul Copiilor Timisoara