Tamara Yerofeeva

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Tamara Yerofeyeva (Yerofeeva)
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Tamara Yerofeyeva performs gala at 2003 Deriugina Cup
Personal information
Full name Tamara Anatoliyivna Yerofeyeva
Country represented  Ukraine
Born (1982-03-04) 4 March 1982 (age 35)
Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Residence Las Vegas, USA
Height 175 cm (5 ft 9 in)
Discipline Rhythmic gymnastics
Years on national team 1996-2004
Club Deriugina School
Head coach(es) Irina Deriugina
Assistant coach(es) Albina Deriugina
Retired 2004

Tamara Yerofeyeva (Ukrainian: Тамара Єрофеєва, Russian: Тамара Ерофеева; born 4 March 1982)[1] is a famous former rhythmic gymnast. She was All-Around World Champion at 2001 World Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships in Madrid, Spain. Tamara was competing for Ukraine's National Team from 1996 to 2004 winning more than 300 medals for Ukraine at various competitions.

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 Cirque Du Soleil with Yulia Raskina from 2005 to 2007.[1] Currently, she lives in Las Vegas and performs at "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]

Top 10 Gymnast of All Time: http://www.tunegym.com/blog/top-10-best-rhythmic-gymnasts-of-all-time/

External links[edit]

Top 10 Gymnasts of All Time /*http://www.tunegym.com/blog/top-10-best-rhythmic-gymnasts-of-all-time/