Maria Savenkov

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Maria Savenkov
Alternative name(s) מריה סבנקוב
Country represented Israel
Born (1988-08-02) August 2, 1988 (age 28)
Volgograd, Russia
Height 5' 7" (171 cm)
Discipline Rhythmic gymnastics

Maria Savenkov (born August 2, 1988) is an Israeli Olympic rhythmic gymnast.[1]

Biography[edit]

Savenkov is Jewish, and was born in Volgograd, Russia.[2]

She and her teammates placed 6th in the finals on behalf of Israel at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China, as a part of the Israeli National Rhythmic Gymnastic Team.[1][3]

She and her Israeli teammates placed 5th in the 2009 World Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships in both Hoops and All-Around in Mie, Japan.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Maria Savenkov Biography and Olympic Results". Sports-reference.com. May 1, 1989. Retrieved November 12, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Jews in the Olympics: 63 Athletes, 7 Countries". Jewishinstlouis.org. Retrieved November 12, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Rhythmic gymnastics team ranks 6th". Ynetnews. June 20, 1995. Retrieved November 12, 2011. 
  4. ^ "World Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships; Mie (Japan) from 8th September to 13th September 2009". the-sports.org. Retrieved November 12, 2011. 

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