Italian gymnast Giorgia Villa

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Talitha Ilacqua:

Villa had a stellar 2016. In her junior debut last February, she won the all around competition, beating veteran senior teammates Carlotta Ferlito and Elisa Meneghini.

And last week, Villa also affirmed herself internationally, winning five gold medals, in the team competition and in all four events, in Combs La Ville, France. Villa scored 14.400 on vault for a super clean double twisting Yurchenko (she has Italy’s best double twisting Yurchenko ever!), an excellent 14.500 on bars (again, with super clean lines), 13.900 on beam, and 13.850 on floor, with another secure performance. …

Rising Star: Italy’s Giorgia Villa


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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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