Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Almudena Cid - A Piece Of Art

Almudena Cid Tostado is a Spanish rhythmic gymnast and the oldest competing rhythmic gymnast. She entered the finals of four consecutive Olympics, in Atlanta 1996, Sydney 2000, Athens 2004 and Beijing 2008.

This is a piece of her work, with the ribbon. Not the highest scoring and technically accurate piece but I was nearly moved to tears by this piece. It may be her last Olympics and I can obviously see that she performed with her heart and soul in in. It is almost like watching Sasha Cohen in 2006 Nationals Figure Skating.


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