Chrystalleni Trikomiti

Chrystalleni Trikomiti (born November 30, 1993) is a Rhythmic Gymnast from Cyprus.

Chrystalleni Trikomiti
TRIKOMITI Chrystalleni at 2010 Commonwealth Games
Trikomiti during her routine at the 2010 Commonwealth Games.
Personal information
Country represented Cyprus
BornNovember 30, 1993 (age 25)
Larnaca, Cyprus
ResidenceLarnaca, Cyprus
Height1.62 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight48.5 kg (107 lb)
DisciplineRhythmic gymnastics
ClubAndreas Tricomitis
Head coach(es)Natalia Raskina
English, Greek and French

Career

Trikomiti At the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India, she burst on to the scene when she won two gold medals, one silver medal, and two bronze medals.

Notably, her final and second gold medal winning performance of the event had a difficulty rating of 8.85, an artistic skills rating of 8.5, and an execution rating of 8.5, earning her a total score of 25.8 and a standing ovation from the crowd. Chrystalleni narrowly missed the Gold in the all round performance when she dropped the ball. At this moment she was tied with Naazmi Johnston (AUS) with 75.425 points but the drop cost her the Gold and she finished with the Silver.[1]

On October 14, at the 2010 Commonwealth Games' closing ceremony, Chrystalleni was honored with the responsibility of carrying the Cyprus flag in front of 60,000 attending spectators. She finished 19th in qualifications at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Medals at Commonwealth Games 2010

Medal Sport Event Date
 Bronze Gymnastics Women's rhythmic individual hoop October 14
 Bronze Gymnastics Women's rhythmic individual ball October 14
 Silver Gymnastics Women's rhythmic individual all-around October 13
 Gold Gymnastics Women's rhythmic individual rope October 14
 Gold Gymnastics Women's rhythmic individual ribbon October 14

References

  1. ^ - Cypriot Trikomiti drops ball, misses Gold

External links

2008 Rhythmic Gymnastics European Championships

24th Rhythmic Gymnastics European Championships were held in Torino, Italy from 5 June to 7 June 2008.

2010 World Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships

The XXX World Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships were held in Moscow, Russia, from September 20 to 26, 2010, at the Olympiysky Sports Complex. The events were All-around, ball, ribbon, hoop, rope and the Group all around, group 5 hoops and group 3 ribbons + 2 ropes.

2011 World Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships

The 2011 World Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships was held in Montpellier, France, from September 19–25, 2011 at the Arena Montpellier. Only the top 24 groups from the 2010 World Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships were allowed to take part in the group competition this time. These championships were the first qualifying event for the 2012 Olympics which will be held in London. In the group all-around competition, the top 6 teams qualified directly for the Group Competition at the 2012 Olympics, while teams placed 7th to 12th will get a second chance to qualify at the London test event in January 2012 for additional four spots. In Individual all-around, the top 15 gymnasts in the World Championships earned a place in the Olympic competition for their respective countries (subject to a maximum of two per country) with further 5 places to be decided at the test event (maximum one per country).

2012 Gymnastics Olympic Test Event

The 2012 Gymnastics Olympic Test Event took place between January 10 and January 18, 2012. The event featured the artistic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics and trampoline disciplines. It qualified the last four artistic gymnastics teams for the 2012 Olympic Games, along with 34 individual female gymnasts and 27 individual male gymnasts selected through the all-around competition. Teams that finished 17th to 24th at the 2011 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships were able to take two individuals to the test event. Teams that finished 1st to 8th were invited to send two individual gymnasts, but they were not candidates for individual spots.

The rhythmic gymnastics event, too, qualified four teams for the 2012 Olympic Games. Teams that finished 7th to 12th and the champion of the 2011 World Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships—along with the host nation of the test event, Great Britain—were invited participants, although the champion had already qualified for the Olympics. Because the world champion, Italy, decided not to attend, Azerbaijan, which placed 13th at the 2011 World Championships, was invited as a replacement. The test event also qualified five individual gymnasts for the Olympics. Twenty teams were invited to send one gymnast each according to their results at the 2011 World Championships. The host, Great Britain, could send one as well. The three medalists of the Championships were also invited despite their previous qualification to the Olympic Games. As two of the three medalists were not joining, two more teams were invited to send one gymnast apiece to the event.In the trampolining event, seven individual competitors qualified for each of the Olympic events. These competitors were from countries that had not succeeded in qualifying an individual at the 2011 Trampoline World Championships.

The event was part of the London Prepares series of test events and took place at the 2012 Olympic venue, the O2 Arena.

2012 Rhythmic Gymnastics European Championships

The 28th Rhythmic Gymnastics European Championships was held in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia from May 29 to June 3, 2012.

2012 Summer Olympics closing ceremony flag bearers

During the closing ceremony of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, the flag bearers of 205 National Olympic Committees (NOCs) arrived into the main Olympic Stadium. The flags of each country were not necessarily carried by the same flag bearer as in the opening ceremony.

Alexandra Piscupescu

Alexandra Piscupescu (born June 10, 1994 in Bucharest) is a retired Romanian rhythmic gymnast. She is a 6-time Romanian National champion.

Cyprus at the 2010 Commonwealth Games

Cyprus competed in the 2010 Commonwealth Games held in Delhi, India winning 11 medals.

Cyprus at the 2012 Summer Olympics

Cyprus competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, United Kingdom from 27 July to 12 August 2012. This was the nation's ninth consecutive appearance at the Olympics.

Cyprus Olympic Committee sent the nation's smallest team ever to the Games since 1988. A total of 13 athletes, 9 men and 4 women, competed in 7 sports. Skeet shooter Georgios Achilleos became the first Cypriot athlete to participate in four Olympic games. Professional tennis player and one-time Australian Open finalist Marcos Baghdatis, who did not compete in Beijing because of injury, was the nation's flag bearer at the opening ceremony.

Cyprus left London with its first ever Olympic medal by sailor Pavlos Kontides, who won silver in the men's Laser event.

Gymnastics at the 2010 Commonwealth Games

The Gymnastics event at the 2010 Commonwealth Games was held at Indira Gandhi Arena.

Gymnastics at the 2010 Commonwealth Games – Women's rhythmic individual all-around

The Women's rhythmic individual all-around event took place on October 13, 2010 at the Indira Gandhi Arena.

Gymnastics at the 2010 Commonwealth Games – Women's rhythmic individual ball

The Women's rhythmic individual ball event took place on October 13, 2010 at the Indira Gandhi Arena.

Gymnastics at the 2010 Commonwealth Games – Women's rhythmic individual hoop

The Women's rhythmic individual hoop event took place on October 14, 2010 at the Indira Gandhi Arena.

Gymnastics at the 2010 Commonwealth Games – Women's rhythmic individual ribbon

The Women's rhythmic individual ribbon event took place on October 14, 2010 at the Indira Gandhi Arena.

Gymnastics at the 2010 Commonwealth Games – Women's rhythmic individual rope

The women's rhythmic individual rope event took place on October 14, 2010 at the Indira Gandhi Arena in New Delhi, India as part of the 2010 Commonwealth Games.

Gymnastics at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Women's rhythmic individual all-around

The Women's rhythmic individual all-around competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, United Kingdom. The event was held at the Wembley Arena on 9–11 August.

Irina Deleanu

Irina Deleanu (born November 12, 1975) is a former individual rhythmic gymnast from Romania.

Larnaca

Larnaca (Greek: Λάρνακα [ˈlarnaka]; Turkish: Larnaka or İskele) is a city on the southern coast of Cyprus and the capital of the eponymous district. It is the third-largest city in the country, after Nicosia and Limassol, with a metro population of 144,200 in 2015.Larnaca is known for its palm-tree seafront, the Church of Saint Lazarus, Hala Sultan Tekke, Kamares Aqueduct, and Larnaca Castle. It is built on the ruins of ancient Citium, which was the birthplace of Stoic philosopher Zeno. Larnaca is home to the country's primary airport, Larnaca International Airport. It also has a seaport and a marina.

List of Commonwealth Games medallists in gymnastics

This is the complete list of Commonwealth Games medallists in gymnastics. The sport was first included in 1978, was dropped for 1982 and 1986, and then returned for the Games in 1990. since when it has been held as part of every edition of the Games.

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