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Alexandra Zilyuk


• Helped team Canada to three top-five finishes at the 2018 Pan American Championships, including a bronze medal in the 5 hoops competition
• Competed with the Canadian group at the 2019 World Challenge Cup in Spain, recording three top-12 finishes
• Part of Canada’s 23rd place in the group all-around at the 2018 FIG World Championships, which secured their qualification for the 2019 World Championships


Getting into the Sport: Started rhythmic gymnastics at age 3… Inspired to compete for Canada at an international level when watching Rio 2016… Outside Interests: Enjoys doing yoga, reading novels and cooking during her time away from competition and training… Odds and Ends: Collects key chains from different places she travels for competitions… Talks to her apparatus before competing… Nickname: Sasha… Favourite motto: Everything happens for a reason, regardless of what that reason is…

Palmarès international

FIG World Championships: 2018 – 23rd (all-around), 22nd (five hoops), 23rd (3 balls & 2 ropes)

Pan American Championships: 2018 – 4th (all-around), BRONZE (5 hoops), 4th (3 balls & 2 hoops)