Belgium, Russia and Ukraine secure acro World Cup titles

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Belgium, Russia and Ukraine secure acro World Cup titles

February 19, 2018

First Acrobatic World Cup of the year held in Puurs (BEL)

11 nations sent participants to Puurs, the first Acro world Cup stage of 2018. With two gold and one silver medal, host nation Belgium showed its eagerness to perform well at the upcoming World Championships in nearby Antwerp. They secured two gold medals, for their men’s pair Kilian Goffaux and Robin Casse and their women’s pair Noémie Lammertyn and Lore Vanden Berghe. Jonas Anthoon, Hannes Garre, Bram Geusens and Noam Patel proudly added a silver medal to their country’s collection while the gold medal in the men’s group competition went to Stanislav Kukurudz, Vladyslav Kukurudz, Yurii Push and Taras Yarush of Ukraine.

Russia sent its main women’s group, European Champions Daria Chebulanka, Polina Plastinina & Ksenia Zagoskina but spared its other top competitors like Marina Chernova and Georgiy Pataraya, Igor Mishev and Nikolay Suprunov. The women’s group did not disappoint, beating their Belarussian rivals by 7 tenths. Mixed pair Viktoria Aksenova and Kirill Startsev showed off a superb routine in the final which scored an impressive 30.030. Succession is guaranteed in team Russia.

 

Women’s pairs:

  1. Noémie Lammertyn & Lore Vanden Berghe (BEL) 29.410
  2. Yulia Pylypiak & Oleksandra-Maria Tabachynska (UKR) 28.640
  3. Mariana Candeais & Marta Nunes (POR) 26.580

 

Men’s pairs:

  1. Kilian Goffaux & Robin Casse (BEL) 29.470
  2. Aleksandr Shubin & Mikhail Vikhrov (RUS) 28.900
  3. Vladimir Kazmaly & Elisei Voronetski (RUS) 28.570

 

Mixed pairs:

  1. Viktoria Aksenova & Kirill Startsev (RUS) 30.030
  2. Konstantin Evstafeev & Hanna Kasyan (BLR) 29.030
  3. Elena Murashko & Ivan Nesterenko (RUS) 28.860

 

Women’s groups:

  1. Daria Chebulanka, Polina Plastinina & Ksenia Zagoskina (RUS) 29.780
  2. Julia Ivonchyk, Veranika Nabokina & Karina Sandovich (BLR) 29.080
  3. Anastasia Aidukova, Alina Ibatullina & Viktoriy Korniychuk (RUS) 28.030

 

Men’s groups:

  1. Stanislav Kukurudz, Vladyslav Kukurudz, Yurii Push & Taras Yarush (UKR) 29.400
  2. Jonas Anthoon, Hannes Garre, Bram Geusens & Noam Patel (BEL) 28.570
  3. Albert Danilishin, Ivan Shabelnik, Aleksandr Shutov & Eduard Zvarych (RUS) 27.950