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Alexandra Orlando

Alexandra Orlando is the reigning Canadian rhythmic gymnastics champion who won six gold medals at the Commonwealth Games in Australia in 2006 and got the honour of being Canada`s flag bearer in the closing ceremonies. A graduate of Havergal College, now attending the University of Toronto, she is currently training at Ritmika Gymnastics Centre in Toronto. Alexandra will compete for Canada at the 2008 Olympic Games in China.Coached by Mimi Masleva, she was Canadian Rhythmic Gymnastics National Novice Champion in 1999, Junior Champion in 2000 and 2001, and Senior Champion in 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007. She was Pan American Junior Champion in 2000, Four Continents Junior Champion in 2002, and 2006 Commonwealth Games Champion. Her six gold medals at the Commonwealth Games equal the record for most gold won by an athlete at a single Commonwealth Games and made her the first woman to claim six gold medals in the sport. She follows the footsteps of Canadian rhythmic gymnastics champions Erika-Leigh Stirton, Camille Martens, and Lori Fung.

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Alexandra Orlando: In Pursuit of Victory

Alexandra Orlando: In Pursuit of Victory

Canadian Rhythmic Gymnastics Champion And Her Journey To The Winning Podium For A Record-Setting Six Gold Medals – And Beyond
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