Natalia Ziganshina

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Natalia Ziganshina
— Gymnast —
Country represented  Russia
Born (1985-12-24) December 24, 1985 (age 28)
Saint Petersburg
Height 156 cm
Discipline Women's artistic gymnastics

Natalia Kamilovna Ziganshina (Russian: Наталья Камиловна Зиганшина; born 24 December 1985 in Saint Petersburg), is a former Russian gymnast. She won a bronze medal in the team event at the 2004 Summer Olympics.

Ziganshina, born into a Tatar family, was a member of Russia's gold-medal team at the 2000 Junior European Championships.

She won the all-around silver and silver with the Russian team at the 2001 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Ghent, Belgium.

Ziganshina was the gold medalist on vault at the 2002 European Championships in Patras and a silver medalist on vault at the 2002 World Gymnastics Championships. Her younger sister, Gulnara, was also a gymnast and competed at the 2002 Junior European Championships in Patras.

She did not compete at the 2003 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Anaheim, but returned the next year to help Russia place third at the Olympic Games in Athens.

Competitive history[edit]

Year Event Team AA VT UB BB FX
2001 World Championships 2nd 2nd
2002 European Championships 1st 4th 1st 2nd
World Championships 2nd 7th
World Cup Final 8th
2004 Olympic Games 3rd
Year Competition Description Location Apparatus Rank-Final Score-Final Rank-Qualifying Score-Qualifying
2004 Olympic Games Athens Team 3 113.235 4 149.420
All-Around 31 36.111
Vault 10 9.337
Uneven Bars 55 9.087
Balance Beam 39 8.962
Floor Exercise 60 8.687
2002 World Cup Final Stuttgart Floor Exercise 8 8.400
World Championships Debrecen Vault 2 9.393
Vault (Semi−Final) 2 9.306
Vault (Qualification) 1 9.387
Floor Exercise 7 8.862
Floor Exercise(Semi−Final) 4 9.350
Floor Exercise (Qualification) 12 9.025
European Championships Patras Team 1 111.833
All-Around 4 36.280 2 37.398
Vault 1 9.443 1 9.537
Uneven Bars 4 9.337
Balance Beam 4 9.137
Floor Exercise 2 9.450 1 9.387
2001 World Championships Ghent Team 2 109.023 4 144.134
All-Around 2 37.305 11 35.962
Vault 10 9.250
Uneven Bars 11 9.137
Balance Beam 13 8.875
Floor Exercise 43 8.700

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