With the conclusion of the Russian Cup, Team Russia is confirming that three of the four places on this year’s World Team have been filled, with the fourth to be determined much later.
Two of them — Ksenia Afanasyev and Aliya Mustafina — were already known, but the third member — Tatiana Nabieva — earned her spot after dominating the competition this week in Penza. The return of the two-time World Team member (2010 and 2011) to a Russian “A-Team” has been anxiously anticipated by fans for a while now.
Of equal significance is the news that Viktoria Komova’s presence in Antwerp is highly questionable. …
Couch Gymnast – Russian World Team Update