Ksenia Sankovich

Ksenia Sankovich (Belarusian: Ксенія Андрэеўна Санковіч, Łacinka: Ksienija Andrejeŭna Sankovič; born 27 July 1990) is a Belarusian rhythmic gymnast. She is a two-time Olympic medalist in the group all-around competition.

Ksenia Sankovich
Team Belarus - Rhythmic Gymnastics Group All-Around.jpg
Belarusian group at the 2012 Summer Olympics group all-around medal ceremony
Personal information
Country represented Belarus
Born (1990-07-27) 27 July 1990 (age 31)
Minsk, Belarus
DisciplineRhythmic gymnastics
Medal record
Representing  Belarus
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2012 London Group all-around
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Beijing Group all-around
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2009 Mie Group all-around
Silver medal – second place 2009 Mie 3 ribbons & 2 ropes
Silver medal – second place 2010 Moscow Group all-around
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Patras Group all-around
Bronze medal – third place 2009 Mie 5 hoops
Bronze medal – third place 2010 Moscow 3 ribbons & 2 ropes
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2012 Nizhny Novgorod 3 ribbons & 2 hoops
Silver medal – second place 2008 Torino Group all-around
Silver medal – second place 2008 Torino 5 ropes
Silver medal – second place 2010 Bremen 5 hoops
Silver medal – second place 2012 Nizhny Novgorod Group all-around
Silver medal – second place 2012 Nizhny Novgorod 5 balls
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Torino 3 hoops & 4 clubs
Bronze medal – third place 2010 Bremen Group all-around
Bronze medal – third place 2010 Bremen 3 ribbons & 2 ropes

CareerEdit

Sankovich won a bronze medal in the group all-around competition at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.[1] At the 2009 World Championships, she won silver medals in group all-around and 3 ribbons & 2 ropes, and bronze in 5 hoops. They repeated as the group all-around silver medalists at the 2010 World Championships.

At the 2012 European Championships, Sankovich was a member of the group that won the all-around silver medal and gold in 3 ribbons/2hoops. At the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, she won silver in the group all-around event together with group members Maryna Hancharova, Alina Tumilovich, Nataliya Leshchyk, Aliaksandra Narkevich, Anastasia Ivankova.[2]

Detailed Olympic resultsEdit

Year Competition Description Location Music [3] Apparatus Rank Score-Final Rank Score-Qualifying
2012 Olympics London All-around 2nd 55.500 3rd 54.750
Allegro Non Molto (Winter) by Antonio Vivaldi 5 Balls 4th 27.825 3rd 27.900
24 Caprices, Op. 1: Caprice No. 24 in A Minor, Op. 1, No. 24 by Ilya Kaler 3 Ribbons + 2 Hoops 2nd 27.675 6th 26.850

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athlete bio: SANKOVICH Ksenia". beijing2008.cn. Archived from the original on 15 September 2008.
  2. ^ "Russia take Group gold". London2012.com. August 12, 2012. Archived from the original on 23 August 2012. Retrieved 12 August 2012.
  3. ^ "Russia Group RG music list". rgforum.

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