Alexandra Kiroi-Bogatyreva is a 17-year old Australian leading rhythmic gymnast. At age 16, Alexandra competed in the Senior International Division of rhythmic gymnastics and instantly qualified to represent Australia at 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Alexandra was the youngest gymnast on the Australian team, contributing to her team in winning a bronze medal, and was the only Australian rhythmic gymnast to win an individual bronze medal. In the same year Alexandra was crowned 2018 Australian Rhythmic Gymnastics Senior International Champion, winning the top national title.
While competing at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, Alexandra stole the hearts of Australian spectators, first with her ribbon routine, when the 8000 spectators at Coomera Arena started clapping to the music of her performance, the only performance of the day receiving this reception. And two days later bringing the crowd to ecstatic cheers with her brilliantly executed Ball routine that earned Alexandra her individual bronze medal. To add to the list of debuts, Alexandra took part in her first World Cup event and her first World Championship event, ending the year with #1 ranking in Oceania and #3 ranking in the Southern Hemisphere.
In 2019, Alexandra represented Australia in four World Cups and a second consecutive World Championship. Alexandra maintained her #1 ranking in Oceania, and once again took National title becoming a 2019 rhythmic gymnastics Champion winning every event at 2019 Australian Gymnastics Championship in Melbourne, and taking home six gold medals. Currently, Alexandra is a favourite to take a spot on the Australian Olympic Team for Tokyo 2020, with the upcoming Continental Championship determining the placement for the continental quota.
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