Margarita Mamun

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Margarita Mamun
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Mamun in 2016
Personal information
Full name Margarita Mamun-Sukhorukova
Nickname(s) Rita, The Bengal Tigress[1]
Country represented  Russia
Former countries represented  Bangladesh
Born (1995-11-01) 1 November 1995 (age 22)
Moscow, Russia
Residence Moscow
Height 170 cm (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 50 kg (110 lb)
Discipline Rhythmic gymnastics
Level Senior International Elite
Years on national team 2011–2016
Club Gazprom
Gym Novogorsk
Head coach(es) Irina Viner
Assistant coach(es) Amina Zaripova
Choreographer Irina Zenovka
Retired 2017
World ranking 1 (2016 Season)[2]
2 (2015 Season)[3]
2 (2014 Season)[4]
1 (2013 Season)[5]
17 (2012 Season)[6]
22 (2011 Season)[7]

Margarita "Rita" Mamun-Sukhorukova (Russian: Маргарита Мамун Сухоруковa; born 1 November 1995 in Moscow, Russia) is a retired Russian individual rhythmic gymnast.

She is the 2016 Olympic All-around Champion, two-time (2015, 2014) World All-around silver medalist, the 2015 European Games All-around silver medalist, the 2016 European Championships All-around silver medalist, three-time (2015, 2014, 2013) Grand Prix Final All-around champion and a three-time (2011–2013) Russian National All-around Champion.

She is the current Record Holder under the 20-point judging system with the highest All-around total of 77.150 points; which she scored at the 2016 Baku World Cup. At the 2016 Olympic Games, Mamun won the all-around gold setting a new Olympic Record under the 20 point judging system with a total score of 76.483 points, surpassing the previous mark score of Evgenia Kanaeva.

Early life and family[edit]

Margarita was born in Moscow, Russia to a Bangladeshi father and a Russian mother. Her father, Abdullah Al Mamun, (a Russian national after settling down in Moscow) had a master's degree in marine engineering, while her mother, Anna, is a former rhythmic gymnast.[8][9] Rita used to hold both Russian, and Bangladeshi citizenship. However, because of Russian constitutional laws, she now solely holds citizenship of the Russian Federation.(Russian law allows dual citizenship)[10] She has one younger brother named Filipp Al Mamun. Her father's birthplace is Kashipur, Durgapur, Rajshahi, Bangladesh.[11] On 26 August 2016, Rita's father Abdullah died from cancer, days after she won gold at the Olympic Games.[12]

Personal life[edit]

Shortly after the 2016 Olympic Games, Rita became engaged to Olympic Swimmer, Alexander Sukhorukov. The couple had been dating for three years when Sukhorukov proposed to the gymnast at the Russian Olympic Ball.[13] The couple married on September 8, 2017.

Career[edit]

Junior[edit]

As a junior, Rita competed in a number of international tournaments. She competed at the 2005 Miss Valentine Cup in Tartu, Estonia. She is coached by former rhythmic world champion Amina Zaripova. She briefly competed for Bangladesh at age 12 but returned to representing Russia as a senior.[10]

Senior[edit]

2011-2012[edit]

Mamun competed at the 2011 International Tournament of Calais where she won gold in the All-around and in hoop, clubs and ribbon final. She made her senior international breakthrough at the 2011 World Cup in Montreal, Quebec, Canada where she won the bronze medal in all-around and gold in ball finals ahead of Liubov Charkashyna.[14] In 2012, she competed at the 2012 Moscow Grand Prix where she finished 9th in all-around. At the Diriugina World Cup in Kiev, Mamun won the bronze medal in hoop, ball and ribbon final. She competed in the senior international division at the 2012 Sofia World Cup and won the all-around gold. She finished 4th in all-around at the Tashkent World Cup. She and teammate Daria Dmitrieva then competed at the senior 2012 Aeon Cup in Japan and won the team gold medal.

2013 season[edit]

In 2013, Mamun started her season competing at the Moscow Grand Prix winning the gold medal in all-around ahead of silver medalist Sylvia Miteva and teammate Daria Svatkovskaya. She also won gold in hoop, ball, clubs and bronze in ribbon final.[15] At the Thiais Grand Prix, Mamun won all the gold medals: All-around, hoop, ball, clubs and ribbon. She won the gold medal in All-around and in all apparatus finals at the second World Cup series held in Lisbon, Portugal. Mamun competed at the 2013 Sofia World Cup where she won the bronze in all-around behind Bulgarian Sylvia Miteva. she won gold in ball and silver in ribbon final ( tied with Ganna Rizatdinova ). At the Corbeil-Essonnes World Cup, she won another bronze medal in All-around but won three gold medals in event finals in hoop, ball and ribbon, she won silver in clubs. Mamun competed at her first Senior Europeans at the 2013 European Championships in Vienna, Austria and together with her teammates (Yana Kudryavtseva and Daria Svatkovskaya ) won Russia the Team gold medal. At the event finals, she won gold in ribbon and three silver medals (ball, hoop and clubs).[16] She then competed at the 2013 Summer Universiade where she won gold in All-around ahead of teammate Alexandra Merkulova. At the event finals, she won gold in hoop, ribbon, clubs and placed 8th in ball. At the 2013 World Cup series in St.Petersburg, Russia, Mamun won the all-around gold medal and in the event finals, she won gold medal in (hoop, clubs, ribbon) and silver in ball. Mamun then competed at the 2013 World Championships in Kiev, Ukraine where she won gold medal in ball with a score of 18.516 points and shared the gold medal in clubs with teammate Yana Kudryavtseva, she also took bronze medal in hoop and placed 5th in ribbon final. Mamun finished 6th at the 2013 World Championships All-around final. She then competed at the 2013 Grand Prix Brno and won the all-around gold ahead of Svatkovskaya, she won another gold in ribbon, ball, silver in hoop and bronze in clubs. Mamun won the all-around at the 2013 Grand Prix Final in Berlin and gold medal in hoop and ball, silver in clubs behind Daria Svatkovskaya and 5th in ribbon.[17] In 25–27 October, Mamun competed at the World Club Championship, the 2013 Aeon Cup in Tokyo, Japan representing team Gazprom (together with teammates Yana Kudryavtseva and junior Yulia Bravikova) won the team gold. She then won bronze in the All-around finals.[18]

2014 season[edit]

In 2014 Season, Mamun began her competitive season competing at the 2014 Moscow Grand Prix where she won the all-around gold medal ahead of teammate Maria Titova, she then won 3 gold medals in the event finals: hoop, ball, clubs and silver in ribbon. She won the all-around silver medal at the 2014 Thiais Grand Prix behind Kudryavsteva, a silver in hoop and gold in clubs. Mamun then competed at the 2014 Stuttgart World Cup where she won silver in all-around, in event finals: she won gold in ball, hoop (both tied with Kudryavtseva) and ribbon, she won bronze in ball (tied with Rizatdinova ).[19] Mamun won the all-around gold at the 2014 Holon Grand Prix ahead of Kudryavtseva; in the event finals: she won gold medals in ball and hoop, silver in ribbon. At the 2014 Pesaro World Cup, Mamun won the all-around silver medal, she also won silver in ball and hoop final. In 23–27 April, Mamun competed as the defending National champion at the 2014 Russian Championships, she won the All-around silver medal behind Kudryavtseva. She then competed at the 2014 Desio Italia Cup and won the all-around gold medal. In 9–11 May, Mamun won the all-around gold at the 2014 Corbeil-Essonnes World Cup, she qualified to 4 event finals and won gold in clubs, silver in ribbon, 6th in ball and 5th in hoop. In 22–24 May, Mamun won her second World Cup all-around title of the season at the 2014 Tashkent World Cup scoring an overall total of 74.750 points ahead of teammates Yana Kudryavtseva (silver) and Aleksandra Soldatova (bronze). In the event finals, she won gold in clubs, ribbon, a silver in ball and finished 5th in hoop.[20] In her next event, Mamun won the all-around bronze medal at the 2014 Minsk World Cup behind Melitina Staniouta. She qualified to 3 event finals winning the silver medal in (ribbon, ball and clubs).[21] In 10–15 June, Mamun competed at the 2014 European Championships and finished 5th in all-around after a mistake ridden hoop routine and 3 falls from her clubs apparatus.[22] Mamun returned to competition in August and took the silver medal in all-around at the 2014 Sofia World Cup, she qualified to 2 event finals and won silver in ball and clubs. In 5–7 September, competing at the 2014 World Cup series in Kazan, Mamun took the all-around silver medal behind Kudryavtseva with a total of 73.250 points. She qualified to 3 event finals and won gold in hoop, silver in ball and placed 4th in ribbon.[23] In 22–28 September, Mamun (along with teammates Yana Kudryavtseva and Aleksandra Soldatova) represented Russia at the 2014 World Championships where they won Team gold with a total of 147.914 points. She qualified to all event finals and won 2 gold medals in ribbon and ball (tied with Kudryavtseva), 2 silver in hoop, clubs. In the All-around, Mamun won the all-around silver medal with a total of 74.149 points, behind compatriot Kudryavtseva. In 17–19 October, Mamun traveled in Tokyo for the 2014 Aeon Cup, representing team Gazprom (together with teammates Yana Kudryavtseva and junior Veronika Polyakova) won the team gold. She won the All-around gold in the finals beating teammate Kudryavtseva. In 1–3 November, Mamun won the all-around gold at the 2014 Grand Prix Brno. In 14–16 November, Mamun won the 2014 Grand Prix Final in Innsbruck, Austria, sweeping the all-around and event final gold medals.[24]

2015 season[edit]

In 2015, Mamun started her season at the 2015 Moscow Grand Prix where she won gold in the all-around, ribbon, hoop and bronze in ball. In March 13–15, Mamun won the gold medal at the Trophy de Barcelona in the all-around, (ball, ribbon, clubs) and silver in hoop. In March 27–29, Mamun competed at the 2015 Lisbon World Cup, a series of drops in her clubs cost Mamun the gold medal, but she took 2nd place in the all-around total behind rising teammate Aleksandra Soldatova. She qualified to 3 event finals, taking gold (in hoop, ball, ribbon). In April 3–5, Mamun competed at the 2015 Bucharest World Cup winning the all-around silver behind Kudryavtseva. She qualified 2 event finals and won silver in hoop and ball. Her next event, at the 2015 Pesaro World Cup, Mamun won the all-around gold beating Yana Kudryavtseva, she qualified to 3 event finals winning gold in hoop, silver in clubs and bronze in ball. In May 1–3, Mamun competed at the 2015 European Championships where Russia won Team gold (together with teammates Yana Kudryavtseva and Aleksandra Soldatova). She qualified to 3 event finals, winning gold in hoop, silver in ball and 5th in ribbon. In May 15–16, Mamun won the all-around silver at the 2015 Holon Grand Prix, she qualified 3 event finals, winning silver in hoop and bronze (clubs, ribbon). Mamun swept her first gold for the season at the 2015 Tashkent World Cup, where she won the all-around title with a total of 75.500 points and all 4 event finals. Mamun won the all-around gold at the 2015 Berlin Grand Prix with a total of 75.350 points, she won 3 golds in apparatus finals (hoop, ball, clubs) and bronze in ribbon. In June 12–28, Mamun participated at the inaugural 2015 European Games in Baku, where she won the silver medal in the all-around with a total of 75.650 points (a personal best). She won gold in hoop finals, the only event she scored higher than Yana Kudryavtseva in qualifications (a quota of 1 per country in apparatus finals in the European Games for gymnastics). In August, Mamun competed at the 2015 Budapest World Cup, winning silver in all-around behind Kudryavtseva. Mamun qualified to all 4 apparatus finals, where she won gold in clubs, and 3 silvers (hoop, ball, ribbon). At the 2015 Sofia World Cup, Mamun won the all-around silver medal, she qualified to 3 apparatus finals, taking silver in hoop, ribbon and finished 8th in ball after a blot from a risk and with her retrieving the apparatus, rolling out of the carpet.[25] At the 2015 World Cup stage in Kazan, Mamun won the all-around gold medal with a total of 75.550 points beating teammate Yana Kudryavtseva, Mamun's momentum was built further after a drop from Kudryavtseva's clubs and not completing a risk element scored only 17.800. Mamun qualified to all apparatus, showing her best results for the finals in Hoop (19.100), Ball (19.050), Clubs (19.100) and Ribbon (19.100).[26] In September 9–13, At the 2015 World Championships in Stuttgart, Mamun (together with teammates Yana Kudryavtseva and Aleksandra Soldatova) represented Russia, where they won the team gold. She qualified to 3 apparatus finals, taking gold in hoop and two silver medals (ribbon, ball). In the All-around finals; Mamun was ranked 1st from 2nd rotation leading into the last rotation; until she dropped her ribbon in a risk element, she eventually won the silver medal behind compatriot Yana Kudryavtseva. Mamun was awarded with the Longines Prize for Elegance at the Championships.[27] In October 2–4, Mamun together with teammates Aleksandra Soldatova and junior Alina Ermolova represented Team Gazprom at the 2015 Aeon Cup in Tokyo Japan, Mamun the individual all-around title and with Team Russia winning the gold medal in the overall standings. Mamun then competed at the 2015 Grand Prix Final in Brno, where she won the all-around gold medal with a total of 76.050, a personal best score. She qualified to all apparatus finals, taking gold in hoop and ball; however, she withdrew from the last two apparatus because she experienced discomfort and fever.

2016 season[edit]

Mamun with Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev

In 2016, Mamun started her season at the 2016 Moscow Grand Prix finishing 4th in the all-around, she qualified to 2 apparatus finals taking gold in clubs and ball (tied with teammate Aleksandra Soldatova).[28] In March 12–13, Mamun competed at the MTM Tournament in Ljubljana, Slovania where she won the all-around gold with a total of 75.950 points,[29] in the apparatus finals; she won gold in hoop, clubs, ribbon and bronze in ball. At the 30th Thiais Grand Prix event in Paris, Mamun won the all-around gold ahead of teammate Aleksandra Soldatova, she qualified 3 event finals, taking gold in hoop, clubs and silver in ball.[30] On April 1–3, Mamun competed at the 2016 Pesaro World Cup where she won the all-around silver with a total of 75.900 points (a new Personal Best) behind teammate Yana Kudryavtseva, she qualified to 3 apparatus finals taking gold in hoop, clubs, placed 5th in ball and 4th in ribbon. Mamun won the all-around silver behind Aleksandra Soldatova at the 2016 Russian Championships held in Sochi.[31] Then in the event finals, she took the four gold medals. In May 6–8, Mamun competed at the 2016 Brno Grand Prix where she won the all-around gold breaking her Personal Best score with a total of 77.100 points; she also swept the gold medals in all 4 apparatus finals (hoop, ball, clubs, ribbon).[32] She won another gold medal in the all-around at the 2016 Minsk World Cup with a total of 75.700 points, she also won all 4 of the apparatus finals.[33] On June 3–5, Mamun won the all-around gold at the 2016 Guadalajara World Cup with a total score of 76.550 points, in the apparatus finals: she also won gold in hoop, clubs, ribbon and placed 4th in ball. On June 17–19, Mamun competed at the 2016 European Championships, she dropped her hoop once however she scored well in her remaining apparatus in ball(19.166), ribbon(19.133) and Clubs(19.333) - a European record under the 20 point CoP judging system; her overall results were enough to win her the all-around silver medal ahead of Ukraine's Ganna Rizatdinova.[34] On July 8–10, Mamun won the all-around gold medal at the 2016 Kazan World Cup with a total of 77.050 points, beating teammate Kudryavsteva by more than 2 points, Mamun also qualified to all 4 apparatus finals taking gold in clubs, ribbon and silver in hoop, ball.[35] On July 22–24, culminating the World Cup of the season in 2016 Baku World Cup, Mamun won another all-around gold which she narrowly defeated Kudryavsteva with a total of 77.150 points - which is a New World Record and updating Mamun's personal Record. In the apparatus finals: Mamun won gold medals in ball, clubs and ribbon (both tied with Kudryavsteva), a silver in hoop.[36] On September 9–11, Mamun together with teammates Aleksandra Soldatova and junior Maria Sergeeva represented team Gazprom at the annual 2016 Aeon Cup in Tokyo, where they won the team gold and with Mamun winning the senior individual all-around title.

2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics[edit]

On August 19, Mamun competed at the preliminary session where she earned the top score in the qualifications.[37] On August 20, at the rhythmic gymnastics individual all-around final, Mamun was trailing Kudryavsteva after the second rotation; but in the third rotation in clubs; at the last seconds of Kudryavtseva's routine, Kudryavsteva failed to catch one of her clubs and had to scramble to get her hand on it before the music ended.[38] Mamun kept her composure and rallied in her clubs and with her ribbon routine sealed her the Olympic gold medal scoring a total of 76.483 points edging out World Champion Yana Kudryavtseva who won the silver medal.[39] Mamun was the only gymnast in the final to have scores over 19 points (out of 20) on all four apparatus.[40]

Retirement[edit]

On November 4, 2017, Irina Viner officially announced to the russian press that Mamun has completed her competitive career in rhythmic gymnastics.[41]

Records[edit]

  • Set a New Olympic Record under the 20 point judging system with a total of 76.483 points which she scored at the 2016 Rio Olympics, surpassing the previous mark score of Evgenia Kanaeva at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
  • Current World Record Holder under the 20-point judging system with the highest All-around total of 77.150 points; which she scored at the 2016 Baku World Cup.
  • She was also the Previous Record Holder under the 20-point judging system for the All-around with a total of 77.100 points; which she scored at the 2016 Brno Grand Prix.
  • First rhythmic gymnast to score above the 77 points mark in the All-around total score; breaking the record previously held by Yana Kudryavtseva of 76.450 points.

Routine music information[edit]

Year Apparatus Music title [42]
2016 Hoop (2nd) Concerto de Berlin by Vladimir Cosma
Hoop (1st) Concerto No. 1 in G for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 49: I. Allegro by Yo-Yo Ma, Dmitri Kabalevsky & Dmitry Shostakovich
Ball Morceaux De Fantasie, Op.3:I.Elegie by Mischa Maisky
Clubs We Will Rock You by Queen, Pink
Ribbon A New Swan Queen, Night Of Terror, Perfection music from The Black Swan by Clint Mansell
Gala At Home Among Strangers by Eduard Artemyev (Три товарища - Эдуард Артемьев)
2015 Hoop Oblivion by Gidon Kremer
Ball Bolero by Maurice Ravel
Clubs Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It) by Beyoncé
Ribbon Grand Duet for cello and piano by Galina Ustvolskaya, performed by Mstislav Rostropovich, Alexei Lubimov
Gala Maybe I Maybe You by Scorpions
2014 Hoop Spartacus – Ballet Suite No. 2: Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia by Aram Khachaturian
Ball Memorial by Michael Nyman
Clubs (2nd) Sphynx (Club Mix) by Giampiero Ponte, Moran
Clubs (1st) Lolo, Lolo, Lolo by Sevda Alakbarzadeh
Ribbon Giselle: No. 18, Giselle: No. 19 – Allegro by London Philharmonic Orchestra
Gala Maybe I Maybe You by Scorpions
2013 Hoop Dona FrancisquitaFandango
by Maria Bayo, Plácido Domingo, Alfredo Kraus
Ball Nocturne in C sharp minor by Chopin
Clubs I Love Paris by Peter Cincotti
Ribbon Echo Of Love by Anna German
2012 Hoop La Bohème (instrumental) by Charles Aznavour
Ball Song from a Secret Garden by Secret Garden
Clubs Andalucia / Taliquete by Bill Whelan / Miguel Czachowski
Ribbon (second) Ne Me Quitte Pas by Jacques Brel
Ribbon (first) "Money Money Money" music from royal philharmonic orchestra plays Pink Floyd
by The royal philharmonic orchestra
2011 Hoop ?
Clubs Caravane / Der Bauch / Istikhbar
by Radar / MC Sultan / Gnawa Diffusion
Ball Song from a Secret Garden by Secret Garden
Ribbon Tombe la neige by Raymond Lefevre

Detailed Olympic results[edit]

Year Competition Description Location Music Apparatus Rank-Final Score-Final Rank-Qualifying Score-Qualifying
2016 Olympics Rio de Janeiro All-around 1st 76.483 1st 74.383
Concerto de Berlin by Vladimir Cosma Hoop 2nd 19.050 1st 18.833
Morceaux De Fantasie, Op.3:I.Elegie by Mischa Maisky Ball 2nd 19.150 1st 19.000
We Will Rock You by Queen, Pink Clubs 1st 19.050 11th 17.500
A New Swan Queen, Night Of Terror, Perfection music from The Black Swan by Clint Mansell Ribbon 2nd 19.233 1st 19.050

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