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CNN Profiles RSG World Champion Kudryavtseva
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As part of its "Human to Hero" series, CNN profiles new rhythmic world champion Yana Kudryavtseva (Russia). The latest Russian rhythmic star is quick to emphasize that the sport of rhythmic gymnastics is truly sport. "Some of the authorities would like to remove rhythmic gymnastics from the list of Olympic sports and turn it into art," she said. "I think this would be wrong, as rhythmic gymnastics is a true sport -- we train around six hours per day, and sometimes spend entire days in the gym." Click here to read more, including a video, on

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