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Mustafina Wins Gymnasiade All-Around
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Russian national champion Aliya Mustafina won the women's all-around title Wednesday at the 2009 Gymnasiade in Doha, Qatar.

Mustafina, 15, topped teammate Tatiana Nabiyeva, also 15, by eight tenths of a point to win the gold. Italy's Andrea Foti won the bronze.

The Russian team (Mustafina, Nabiyeva, Anna Dementyeva, Valeria Sviridova and Ramila Musina) easily won the team title over Italy and Ukraine.

Nabiyeva and Mustafina finished 1-2 at the 2008 Junior European Championships in Clermont-Ferrand, France. The pair will be eligible for senior competition in 2010.

Competition continues Friday with the first day of event finals.

External Link: 2009 Gymnasiade

2009 Gymnasiade
Dec. 9, 2009, Doha, Qatar

Women's Team Competition
1. Russia 169.700
2. Italy 161.450
3. Ukraine 159.400
4. France 158.750
5. England 157.950
6. Wales 152.850

Women's All-Around
1. Aliya Mustafina RUS 57.350
2. Tatiana Nabiyeva RUS 56.550
3. Andrea Foti ITA 54.600
4. Nicole Hibbert ENG 54.400
5. Feng Xiao CHN 54.000
6. Carlotta Ferlito Italy - 53.950

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Ahmet Kaya said:

Congratulations, good luck
February 14, 2010 | url
Votes: +0

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