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Anna Bessonova : biography

July 29, 1984 -

Anna Bessonova ( ) (born July 29, 1984 in Kiev) is a Ukrainian former individual rhythmic gymnast. She is a two-time (2004,2008) Olympic bronze medalist, the 2007 World All-around Champion, the (2005, 2003) World All-around silver medalist, (2009, 2001) World All-around bronze medalist, a four-time European All-around medalist (2004, 2008) silver, (2002, 2006) bronze and 2003 Grand Prix Final All-around champion.

Detailed Olympic results

Year Competition Description Location Music Apparatus Score-Final Score-Qualifying
2008 Olympics Beijing All-around 71.875 72.825
Hopak (Ukrainian Folk) Ribbon 18.225 18.325
Shiro's Estate by Brian Tyler Rope 17.975 17.950
Avrora by Valeri Tishler Hoop 17.775 18.450
Gladiator Soundtrack - Barbarian Horde Clubs 17.900 18.100
Year Competition Description Location Music Apparatus Score-Final Score-Qualifying
2004 Olympics Athens All-around 106.700 104.725
Nyah / La Cavalera from Mission Impossible II by Hans Zimmer and Elliot Goldenthal Ribbon 26.725 25.325
Spartacus by Aram Khachaturian Ball 26.525 26.750
Molto Meno Mosso / Allegro - Valse - Allegro - Vivo / Finale - Andante - Allegro Agitatoo - Alla Breve - Moderato e Maestoso - Moderato / Moderato by Tchaikovsky Hoop 26.500 25.900
Mona Lisa Overdrive from Matrix Reloaded by Don Davis & Juno Reactor Clubs 26.950 26.750

Personal life

Bessonova's father is the Dynamo Kiev football player Vladimir Bessonov. Her mother, Viktoria, is a former two-time World champion group rhythmic gymnast.

Routine music information

Year Apparatus Music title
2009 Hoop Carrots/Shots / Struggle For Ebullience / Night Running / Earth Zoom In / Linda Looks For Love (Part 1) / Plan B music from Burn After Reading by Carter Burwell
Rope Boat Chase / Chopper Chase/Face Off music from The Italian Job by John Powell
Ball Chapel / Filet / Red Men music from Le Rêve by Benoît Jutras
Ribbon Carmina Burana by Carl Orff
2008 Hoop Avrora by Valeri Tishler
Rope Shiro's Estate by Brian Tyler
Clubs Gladiator Soundtrack - Barbarian Horde
Ribbon Hopak (Ukrainian Folk)
2007 Hoop Avrora by Valeri Tishler
Rope The Dance At The Gym music from West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein
Clubs Gladiator Soundtrack - Barbarian Horde
Ribbon Bolero by Maurice Ravel
2006 Ball You Have A Special Purpose In Life / I'm Not Ready To Die / Renovatio music from The Island by Steve Jablonsky
Rope Conga Fury music from Animatrix by Juno Reactor
Clubs Plaza of Execution / Leave No Witnesses / The Ride / The Fencing Lesson / The Mask of Zorro music from The Mask of Zorro by James Horner
Ribbon Molto Meno Mosso (Act IV, no.28) / Moderato (Act III, no. 24) music from Swan Lake by Tchaikovsky
2005 Ball Miss San / Miko's Testimony / Song to Miko music from Wasabi by Eric Serra
Rope Finale from Carmen by G. Bizet, R. Shchedrin
Clubs Jesus Arrested / Mary Goes to Jesus / Jesus is Carried Down music from Passion of Christ by John Debney
Ribbon Fantasy - overture for orchestra in B minor from Romeo and Juliet by Tchaikovsky
2004 Hoop Molto Meno Mosso / Allegro - Valse - Allegro - Vivo / Finale - Andante - Allegro Agitatoo - Alla Breve - Moderato e Maestoso - Moderato / Moderato by Tchaikovsky
Ball Spartacus by Aram Khachaturian
Clubs Mona Lisa Overdrive from Matrix Reloaded by Don Davis & Juno Reactor
Ribbon Nyah / La Cavalera from Mission Impossible II by Hans Zimmer and Elliot Goldenthal
2003 Hoop Molto Meno Mosso / Allegro - Valse - Allegro - Vivo / Finale - Andante - Allegro Agitatoo - Alla Breve - Moderato e Maestoso - Moderato / Moderato by Tchaikovsky
Ball Tennessee / Attack (from Pearl Harbour) by Hans Zimmer
Clubs Su-Chow Prison (from Spy Game) by Henry Gregson-Williams
Ribbon Nyah / La Cavalera from Mission Impossible II by Hans Zimmer and Elliot Goldenthal
2002 Hoop Molto Meno Mosso / Allegro - Valse - Allegro - Vivo / Finale - Andante - Allegro Agitatoo - Alla Breve - Moderato e Maestoso - Moderato / Moderato by Tchaikovsky
Rope Nyah music from Mission Impossible 2 by Hans Zimmer
Clubs The Word [PMT Remix] music from Swordfish by Dope Smugglaz
Ball Tennessee / Attack (from Pearl Harbour) by Hans Zimmer
2001 Hoop Raid on Leonesse music from First Knight by Jerry Goldsmith
Rope Nyah music from Mission Impossible 2 by Hans Zimmer
Clubs Concierto Para Quinteto by Astor Piazzolla
Ball Barbarian Horde / To Zucchabar (from The Gladiator) by Hans Zimmer
2000 Hoop Act 1 and 2 (from Giselle) by Adolf Adam
Rope Night Borders / Camel Race / Main Theme music from The Mummy by Jerry Goldsmith
Ball Toccata and Fugue in D Minor by Johann Sebastian Bach
Ribbon Serpent Dream by Mike Oldfield
1999 Hoop Nuestro Poema by Raul di Blasio
Rope Felicia music from Tango Forever by Luis Bravo
Ball ?
Ribbon Serpent Dream by Mike Oldfield
1998 Hoop ?
Clubs ?
Ball Gory, gory, moya zvezda (Ukrainian traditional)
Ribbon Private Investigations by Dire Straits
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