Athletes
Here at the National Rhythmic Gymnastics Centre, we are immensely proud of our athletes and their numerous accomplishments in the competitive sport of rhythmic gymnastics.

Our team has worked tirelessly and given our utmost efforts to place our athletes in the best possible positions to succeed. When our athletes reward our efforts with their splendid performances that result in medals and recognition within the rhythmic gymnastic community, we know that all our hard work was worth it.

One of our star athletes is three–time national junior rhythmic gymnastics champion Patricia Bezzoubenko. Bezzoubenko, one of the finest emerging rhythmic gymnasts in Canada, joined the Junior National Team in 2010—and has been a dominant force on the Canadian rhythmic gymnastics circuit ever since. Bezzoubenko is well–rounded in all aspects of rhythmic gymnastics and is equally proficient in all apparatuses; this will be her second year on the Canadian Rhythmic Gymnastics National team.
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Patricia Bezzoubenko

Bezzoubenko holds a dual citizenship with Canada and Russia, and thus divides her training between Moscow and Toronto. She speaks three languages, and is currently in Grade 10.

Evidently, the future of our nation is bright with talents like Patricia Bezzoubenko. As rhythmic gymnastics continues to grow as a sport within the nation’s pulse, we hope to have the opportunity to work with some of the most promising talents in the country and to maximize their potential as gymnasts. Our team is committed to dedicating our efforts in growth and cultivation of talents like Patricia, ultimately elevating their talents to another level. We believe that our team is capable of producing the future rhythmic gymnastics champions of Canada.
Bezzoubenko’s consistently strong performances on the World Cup circuit makes the 16–year old a top contender to represent Canada at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

In addition to Bezzoubenko, our entire roster of athletes has gained amazing results in rhythmic gymnastics competitions through their dedication to their craft. Over the last 10 years, our team has produced Pan–American Champions, Junior Pan–American Champions and Bronze medalists at the Youth Olympic Games. Our Senior Group was the first ever group in Canada’s history to represent the nation in group rhythmic gymnastics competitions at the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Our team will be well represented by our Senior National Group in the 2014 Youth Olympics in Nanjing, China, as well as in the 2015 Pan–American Games held here in Toronto. As always, our goal is to provide the very best learning experience to our gymnasts—and we hope to be able to continue giving the aspiring young gymnasts of Canada the opportunity and platform to show the world their immense talents.

Mariam Chamilova was a member of the National team since 2008, the highest ranked Junior in 2009, and Senior National CHAMPION in 2011. She was awarded the title of "Athlete of the Year" in 2011.
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Mariam Chamilova