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Local rhythmic gymnasts to compete in Pan American Championships

Local rhythmic gymnasts to compete in Pan American Championships

At the 2017 USA Gymnastics Championships, six local girls and their coaches made history as the first USA Junior National Team for Group Rhythmic Gymnastics ever from the San Diego area. The rhythmic gymnasts will represent the USA in next month’s Pan American Championships in Daytona Beach, Fla.

The talented team includes Samantha Mochel (Carmel Valley), Venice Park (Scripps Ranch), Celine Cen (4S Ranch), Anastasiya Ivanova (La Jolla), Ellen Peng(Carmel Mountain) and Alexandra Militeeva (4S Ranch). Alternate members are Helen Xu (4S Ranch) and Valerie Militeeva (4SRanch).

These athletes train 25 hour per week (35 during the summer) at Emerald City Academy of Rhythmic...

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