Tamara Yerofeeva

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Tamara Yerofeyeva (Yerofeeva)
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Tamara Yerofeyeva performs gala at 2003 Deriugina Cup
Personal information
Full nameTamara Anatoliyivna Yerofeyeva
Country represented Ukraine
Born (1982-03-04) 4 March 1982 (age 39)
Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
ResidenceLas Vegas, USA
Height175 cm (5 ft 9 in)
DisciplineRhythmic gymnastics
LevelSenior Elite
Years on national team1996-2004
ClubDeriugina School
Head coach(es)Irina Deriugina
Assistant coach(es)Albina Deriugina
Retired2004
Medal record
Representing  Ukraine
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2001 Madrid All-around
Gold medal – first place 2001 Madrid Rope
Gold medal – first place 2001 Madrid Team
Gold medal – first place 2002 N.Orleans 5 ribbons
Silver medal – second place 2003 Budapest Team
Bronze medal – third place 1997 Berlin Team
Bronze medal – third place 1998 Seville 3 ribbons/2 hoops
Bronze medal – third place 1998 Seville 5 balls
Bronze medal – third place 1999 Osaka Ball
Bronze medal – third place 1999 Osaka Team
Bronze medal – third place 2001 Madrid Hoop
Bronze medal – third place 2001 Madrid Ball
Bronze medal – third place 2001 Madrid Clubs
European Championships
Silver medal – second place 1997 Patras 5 balls
Silver medal – second place 1998 Porto Team
Silver medal – second place 2000 Saragoza Rope
Silver medal – second place 2002 Granada All-around
Silver medal – second place 2002 Granada Team
Silver medal – second place 2002 Riesa Clubs
Silver medal – second place 2004 Kyiv Team
Bronze medal – third place 1997 Patras Group All-around
Bronze medal – third place 2001 Geneva Hoop
Bronze medal – third place 2001 Geneva Clubs
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Riesa Hoop
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Riesa Ribbon
European Team Championships
Silver medal – second place 2001 Riesa Team
World Cup Final
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Stuttgart Hoop
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Stuttgart Ball
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Stuttgart Clubs
Grand Prix Final
Gold medal – first place 2002 Innsbruck All-around
Gold medal – first place 2002 Innsbruck Clubs
Silver medal – second place 2000 Deventer Rope
Silver medal – second place 2000 Deventer Hoop
Silver medal – second place 2000 Deventer Ribbon
Silver medal – second place 2002 Innsbruck Hoop
Bronze medal – third place 1999 Korneuburg Rope
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Deventer All-around
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Innsbruck Ball
Summer Universiade
Gold medal – first place 2001 Beijing All-around
Gold medal – first place 2001 Beijing Rope
Gold medal – first place 2001 Beijing Hoop
Gold medal – first place 2001 Beijing Ball
Silver medal – second place 2001 Beijing Clubs

Tamara Anatoliyivna Yerofeyeva (Ukrainian: Тамара Анатоліївна Єрофеєва, Russian: Тамара Анатольевна Ерофеева; born 4 March 1982)[1] is a famous individual rhythmic gymnast. She was All-Around World Champion, multiple World Cup's winner, World Universiade winner and an Olympic Game's finalist. Tamara was competing for Ukraine's National Team from 1996 to 2004 winning more than 300 medals for Ukraine at various competitions. She currently lives in Las Vegas, USA and performing with her solo hoops act at different shows including Cirque Du Soleil, David Saxe Productions and more. Also, she’s participating in all kinds of gala and corporate events around the world. One of her recent performances was at Fashion Costume Showcase of famous french designer Thierry Mugler in Montreal, Canada.

Career[edit]

In 2001, when Yerofeyeva was 19, she became a leader of the Ukrainian National Olympic Team. She was a four-time World champion, four-time World Cup winner, Seven-time silver medalist at the European Championships, four-time gold medalist at the 2001 World Universiade, and placed sixth in the all-around final at the 2000 Sydney Olympics.[2]

Tamara retired from competition in 2004. She performed with one of the Cirque Du Soleil's touring show with Yulia Raskina from 2005 to 2007.[1] Currently, she lives in Las Vegas and performs at different shows including "Zumanity" by Cirque Du Soleil at New York, New York Resort and Casino, "V The Ultimate Variety Show" and musical "VEGAS!-The Show" at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Yerofeyeva is married to Stoyan Metchkarov,[1] with whom she has a son named Alexander.[1]

Routine music information[edit]

Year Apparatus Music title [3]
2004 Hoop Music from Pirates of the Caribbean by Klaus Badelt
Ball Music from The Life of David Gale
Clubs El Tango de Roxanne music from Moulin Rouge! by Ewan McGregor & Jose Feliciano & Jacek Koman
Ribbon Act 1 finale Death of Giselle, Love Scene music from Giselle by Adolphe Adam
2003 Hoop Baba Yaga music from Pictures from an Exhibition by Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky
Ball Spring Love by Giovanni Marradi
Clubs El Tango de Roxanne music from Moulin Rouge! by Ewan McGregor & Jose Feliciano & Jacek Koman
Ribbon The Apartment / At the Bank / Hotel Regina music from The Bourne Identity by John Powell
2002 Hoop Barbarian Horde, The Battle music from Gladiator by Hans Zimmer
Rope Tribal War music from Black Hawk Down by Hans Zimmer
Clubs In the Tunnels / Hummell Gets the Rockets music from The Rock
by Harry Gregson-Williams & Nick Glennie-Smith & Hans Zimmer
Ball Surrounded music from The Man in the Iron Mask by Nick Glennie-Smith
2001 Hoop Barbarian Horde music from Gladiator by Hans Zimmer, Lisa Gerrard
Rope Frenazo music from Bedazzled by Tony Phillips
Clubs Libertango by Astor Piazzolla
Ball The Skulls, The Race, Reprise music from The Skulls by Randy Edelman
2000 Hoop Main Title music from Enemy of the State by Trevor Rabin & Harry Gregson-Williams
Rope Main Theme music from The Saint by Graeme Revell
Ball Ispoved (Confession) by Bustrayakov
Ribbon The Tunnel Part 1 music from Enemy of the State by Harry Gregson-Williams / Trevor Rabin
1999 Hoop Mr. Mellow / Megalith by T-Square
Rope Main Theme music from The Saint by Graeme Revell
Ball Heat Miser by Massive Attack
Ribbon Grand Central (from Carlito's Way) by Patrick Doyle
1998 Rope Luna de Paris by Raúl di Blasio
Clubs Libertango by Astor Piazzolla
Ball Specialist (From The Specialist) by John Barry, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Ribbon Grand Central (from Carlito's Way) by Patrick Doyle
1997 Hoop An Unending Story (Alternate) / An Unending Story (Film Version) music from Basic Instinct by Jerry Goldsmith
Rope Gopak by Vladimir Bustriakov
Clubs Libertango by Astor Piazzolla
Ribbon Grand Central (from Carlito's Way) by Patrick Doyle

Detailed Olympic results[edit]

Year Competition Description Location Music [4] Apparatus Score-Final Score-Qualifying
2000 Olympics Sydney All-around 39.000 38.899
Grand Central (from Carlito's Way) by Patrick Doyle Ribbon 9.750 9.708
Ispoved (Confession) by Bustrayakov Ball 9.750 9.716
Mr. Mellow / Megalith by T-Square Hoop 9.750 9.750
The Saint by Graeme Revell Rope 9.750 9.725

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e (in Ukrainian) Як знаменита на початку 2000–х українська гімнастка знайшла своє щастя в пустелі Невада, Ukrayina Moloda
  2. ^ Olympic results
  3. ^ "Yerofeeva RG music list". rgforum.
  4. ^ "Yerofeeva RG music list". rgforum.

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