Maria Kitkarska

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Maria Kitkarska
Full name Maria Kitkarska
Nickname(s) Kitkat, Mimi
Country represented  Canada
Born (1995-07-13) 13 July 1995 (age 22)
Bulgaria
Hometown Sofia
Residence Montréal, Canada
Discipline Rhythmic gymnastics
Level Senior International Elite
Club Questo
Assistant coach(es) Lidia Joukova
Retired 2014

Maria Kitkarska (born 13 July, 1995 in Bulgaria) is a rhythmic gymnast competing for Canada. She is the 2010 Canadian junior all-around champion and 2012 Canadian Senior all-around champion.

Career[edit]

Kitkarska is the 2010 Canadian junior champion and competed at the 2010 Youth Olympic Games finishing 11th in qualifications. She debuted as a senior in 2011 and has competed at the 2011 World Championships and finished 6th in all-around at the 2011 Pan American Games. She became the Canadian National all-around champion in 2012 and finished second (in 2013, 2014) behind Patricia Bezzoubenko. She competed with Canadian Team (Patricia Bezzoubenko, Annabelle Kovacs) at the 2014 Pacific Rim Championships where they won the Team silver medal. She was member of the Canadian Team that won a gold medal in the team event (with teammates Patricia Bezzoubenko and Annabelle Kovacs) at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Kitkarska finished 7th in the all-around finals.[1] She completed her career at the end of the 2014 season.

Personal life[edit]

Kitkarska speaks three languages French, Bulgarian, English

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hayakawa, Michael (25 July 2014). "Thornhill's Bezzoubenko golden at Commonwealth Games". yorkregion.com. Retrieved 27 July 2014. 

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