grandprixWorld's best Rhythmic Gymnasts compete in the Grand Prix Circuit.

The GP Circuit is the highest remunerated and most important meeting series of this Olympic sport beside the official events of the International Gymnastics Federations FIG and UEG.

Read more: Grand Prix Final Innsbruck: November 14th-16th, 2014

Bildschirmfoto 2014-11-10 um 17.56.38For the past ten years, the name Luchia Egermann has been a synonym for success in every respect. We talked with Austria’s Rhythmic Gymnastics national coach about the competition year 2014, new talents and the future.

Read more: Interview with national coach Luchia Egermann

We can definitely call it a sensation: Austria, represented by a team from Austria’s Sports Association ASVÖ, finished fifth at the AEON Cup in Tokyo. The three gymnasts Nicol Ruprecht, Natascha Wegscheider and junior Anastasia Potemkina claimed the best result ever in the “Worldwide RG Club Championships”, as the inofficial Club Worlds are officially called.

Read more: ASVÖ in Tokio stronger than ever: Fifth at Club World Championships

This year's World Championships in Izmir (TUR) were a great success for the Austrian national team: Nicol Ruprecht's 26th All-around-rank was a great achievement in comparison to her 41st rank last year. She almost reached the AA-finals and got 14th with the clubs. Natascha Wegscheider got 54th, with the 44th rank in ribbon being her best result.

Have a look at Barny Thierolf's photo gallery!

Read more: World Championships in Izmir (TUR), September 22nd-28th

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The third Grand Prix this year took place in Holon (ISR). The Russian gymnasts Mamun, Kudryavtseva and Titova took over the podium.

Read more: Grand Prix Holon (ISR), March 28th-29th - including photo gallery!

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Nicol Ruprecht 11., Natascha Wegscheider 22.! Both Austrian participants did a great job at the GP qualification in Thiais. 

Read more: Grand Prix Thiais (FRA), March 8th-9th - including photo gallery!

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Day 2 Results: In the high class field of the first Grand Prix this season, Nicol Ruprecht reached the 15th place, Natascha Wegscheider got 24th! Both competed in their first all-around competition this year (apparatus for this year: hoop, ball, clubs, ribbon).

Read more: Grand Prix Moscow, Feb. 28th - March 2nd

USI Halle Innsbruck

USI-Competition Hall Innsbruck

The 2014 Austrian RG Grand Prix can be reached easily. The competition hall is situated only a few steps away from the main entrance of Innsbruck Airport. So there are excellent flight, train or car connections.

Read more: Event Location