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35th Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships 2017 PESARO (ITA)

August 30 - September 3, 2017

Adriatic Arena

03/09/2017

"Farfalle" soar to Group gold on final day of Rhythmic Worlds

With a golden performance with the 5 Hoops, Italy's celebrated Rhythmic Gymnastics Group snapped Russia's winning streak as competition at the 2017 Worlds drew to a close Sunday in Italy.

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02/09/2017

With World Group All-around title, Russia extends its reign in Pesaro

Competing with a group that includes Olympic champions in Anastasia Bliznyuk, Anastasiia Tatareva and Maria Tolkacheva, Russia retained its World All-around title on the first day of Group Rhythmic Gymnastics competition at the Adriatic Arena, taking its sixth gold of the championships.

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02/09/2017

Dina Averina takes 2017 Rhythmic World All-around title

Russia's Dina Averina became the 2017 World All-around champion in Rhythmic Gymnastics Friday, bringing her gold medal count to three on the final night of individual competition at the first World Championships of the new Olympic cycle.

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01/09/2017

Liubou Charkashyna re-elected to FIG Athletes Commission

Liubou Charkashyna of Belarus was re-elected for a second four-year term to the FIG Athletes Commission as its representative for Rhythmic Gymnastics Friday evening at the World Championships in Pesaro, Italy.

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01/09/2017

Alexandra Agiurgiuculese awarded Longines Prize for Elegance in Rhythmic Gymnastics

The winner of the Longines Prize for Elegance is a gymnast whose performance conveys emotional appeal extending beyond technical considerations and speaks to beauty, grace, harmony of movement, and above all, elegance.

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01/09/2017

FIG President Morinari Watanabe welcomed at Pesaro’s Ducal Palace during Rhythmic Worlds

A delegation of the 35th Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships, including FIG President Morinari Watanabe and Italian Gymnastics Federation President Gherardo Tecchi was received by the Prefect of Pesaro Urbino Luigi Pizzi and Pesaro Mayor Matteo Ricci in the Town Hall of the European City of ...

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01/09/2017

Gold rush continues for Averina twins at Rhythmic Worlds

Identical twins Dina and Arina Averina completed a Russian sweep of the individual apparatus titles on the second day of the World Championships Thursday.

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31/08/2017

First golds to Russia as Rhythmic Worlds begin in Italy

Carrying on a longstanding tradition of success for Russian Rhythmic gymnasts at the world level, identical twins Dina and Arina Averina each pocketed a gold medal in their World Championship debuts Wednesday at the Adriatic Arena.

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30/08/2017

Dina and Arina Averina: 'We are one team'

There’s a secret to telling Dina and Arina Averina, the identical twins from Russia who took the Rhythmic World Cup circuit by storm this year, apart, but you have to look hard.

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30/08/2017

Pazhava pacing herself as she recovers from injury

"I try to please the audience with my performances,” says the fan favorite from Georgia. "Each of my compositions tells a small story, which I try to convey. I guess that's why I'm different."

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30/08/2017

Halkina hopeful as she navigates new phase in Rhythmic career

Call it a twist of fate if you like, but it was a wrong turn -- or rather, no turn at all -- that decided Katsiaryna Halkina’s destiny as a Rhythmic gymnast.

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29/08/2017

Pesaro readies to raise the curtain on the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships

After nine editions of hosting a World Cup event in Rhythmic Gymnastics, the seaside city of Pesaro, Italy welcomes the most high profile competition on the sport’s yearly calendar: the World Championships, beginning Wednesday, August 30 at the Adriatic Arena.

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29/08/2017

How to follow Rhythmic Gymnastics Worlds, even if you’re not in Pesaro

Livestreams, photos and more: How not to miss anything from the Adriatic Arena, no matter where you are.

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28/08/2017

2017 Rhythmic Gymnastics Worlds: 5 things to know

Eight World titles are on the line at the 2017 Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships, which begin Wednesday, August 30 in Pesaro, Italy. Here are five things to know about the upcoming competition.

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25/08/2017

Five days to go before the 2017 Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships in Pesaro!

A new era in Rhythmic Gymnastics opens with the 2017 World Championships, the flagship event of the season, which begin Wednesday, Augu