Our Athlete SANDRA IZBASA participated in the women contest from the Arturo Grande Memorial where she won the 2008 edition. This time, Sandra Izbasa placed second in the general table, but was rewarded with the Chiasso City Award, the location for this years, 27th edition of the competition.
In the same contest participated important names in women gymnastics like Brevet Marine (France), Ferrari Vanessa (Italy), Hill Lisa Katharina (Germany), Kaeslin Ariella (Switzerland), Koval Anastasiia (Ukraine), Rijken Marlies (Netherlands), Zhang Yelinzi (China).
After a splendid performance, Sandra Izbasa took second place with 42.100 p, after Ariella Kaeslin from Switzerland with 42.500 p. The third place was taken by Vanessa Ferrari from Italy with 41,950 p.Her performance on the floor exercise was exquisite, and also the reason for receiving the Chiasso City Award.
Our girls mentain a tradition in claiming a spot on the podium with excellent performances: Sandra Izbasa (2008), Catalina Ponor (2004), Floarea Leonida (2002), Angela Ghimpu (1994, jumps), Gabriela Potorac (1988), Ecaterina Szabo (1986) – first place, Steliana Nistor (2006), Monica Rosu (2004), Maria Olaru (2000), Claudia Presecan (1998), Alexandra Marinescu (1996), Saniela Silivas (1986), Simona Pauca (1984) – second place 2, Monica Rosu (2002), Augustina Badea (1988) – third place 3
1. Kaeslin Ariella (Switzerland) 42.500
2. Izbasa Sandra (Romania) 42.100
3. Ferrari Vanessa (Italy) 41.950
4. Zhang Yelinzi (China) 40.650
5. Brevet Marine (France) 39.300
6. Koval Anastasiia (Ukraine) 39.100
7. Hill Lisa Kathari (Germany) 38.550
8. Rijken Marlies (Netherlands) 38.500