5th

2007: During the World Team Final Ekaterina Kramarenko stops during her run towards the vault but touches the table with her hands earning an automatic zero that dropped the Russian team from third place to last.

6th

Anna Pavlova’s birthday (b. 1987)

19th

2000: Yelena Zamolodchikova celebrates her 18th birthday by competing at the Olympic Team Final in Sydney 2000. The Russian team won the silver medal.

27th

2008: Marta Pihan marries Roman Kulesza and chooses to hyphen her name going by the name Marta Pihan-Kulesza.

30th

Dominique Moceanu’s (b. 1981), Andreea Raducan’s (b. 1983), Aliya Mustafina’s (b. 1994) and Flavia Saraiva’s (b. 1999) birthdays

 

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