Aliya Mustafina

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In an era defined by the dominance of Simone Biles, Aliya Mustafina seemed to dominate everyone else. Besides Biles, she is the only other gymnast to have won a medal on every event in the last decade. At the 2010 World Championships Mustafina led the Russian team to its first and to date only, win in the team competition. Mustafina would go on to be one of the few gymnasts to have multiple Olympic All-Around medals, but perhaps her most impressive accomplishment is being back-to-back Olympic Champion on the uneven bars. It has become a considerably harder event in recent gymnastics history due to the rise of specialists.

Aliya Mustafina did it all while overcoming a torn ACL at the 2011 European Championships. Historically speaking, top AA contenders rarely maintain their top form after suffering a major injury. In light of that injury, Mustafina medal haul is considerably more impressive than it looks.

World Championships & Olympic Competition:


Japan Junior International: 2nd-AA, 2nd-VT, 2nd-UB, 2nd-BB, 2nd-FX
Gymnix International: 2nd-AA, 2nd-UB, 1st-BB
Stella Zakharova Cup: 2nd-Team, 4th-UB, 6th-FX

Jr. European Championships: 1st-Team, 2nd-AA, 4th-UB, 4th-FX
Massilia Gym Cup: 7th-AA, 4th-VT, 2nd-FX

National Championships: 1st-Team, 1st-AA, 2nd-UB, 1st-BB, 3rd-FX
Japan Cup: 2nd-Team, 2nd-AA
Russian Cup: 1st-AA
Gymnasiade: 1st-Team, 1st-AA, 2nd-VT, 1st-UB, 1st-BB, 1st-FX

Paris World Cup: 4th-UB, 2nd-BB
European Championships: 1st-Team, 2nd-UB, 2nd-BB, 8th-FX
Japan Cup: 1st-Team, 3rd-AA
Russian Cup: 2nd-VT, 1st-UB, 3rd-BB, 1st-FX
Netherlands Invitational: 1st-Team, 1st-AA
World Championships: 1st-Team, 1st-AA, 2nd-VT, 2nd-UB, 7th-BB, 2nd-FX
Italian Grand Prix: 4th-UB, 1st-BB
Toyota International: 1st-VT, 2nd-BB, 1st-FX
Voronin Cup: 1st-AA, 1st-UB, 1st-FX

American Cup: 2nd-AA
Paris World Cup: 1st-VT, 1st-UB, 1st-BB
European Championships: 24th-AA, Did not compete EF (Injury)
Voronin Cup: 6th-AA, 2nd-UB

National Championships: 1st-Team, 1st-AA, 1st-UB, 5th-BB
CHE-GBR-RUS (Tri-Meet): 1st-Team, 1st-AA
European Championships: 2nd-Team
Russian Cup: 1st-Team, 2nd-AA, 1st-UB, 2nd-BB, 1st-FX
Olympic Games: 2nd-Team, 3rd-AA, 1st-UB, 3rd-FX
Stuttgart World Cup: 1st-Team

National Championships: 2nd-Team, 1st-AA, 3rd-UB
Stella Zakharova Cup: 1st-Team, 1st-AA, 1st-UB, 2nd-BB
European Championships: 1st-AA, 1st-UB
Universiade: 1st-Team, 1st-AA, 1st-UB, 2nd-BB, 9th-FX
World Championships: 3rd-AA, 3rd-UB, 1st-BB
Stuttgart World Cup: 2nd-Team

National Championships: 2nd-Team, 1st-AA, 6th-UB, 3rd-BB
European Championships: 3rd-Team, 2nd-UB, 3rd-BB
Russian Cup: 1st-Team, 1st-AA, 2nd-UB, 1st-BB, 1st-FX
World Championships: 3rd-Team, 4th-AA, 6th-UB, 3rd-BB, 3rd-FX
Stuttgart World Cup: 5th-AA

European Games: 1st-Team, 1st-AA, 1st-UB, 2nd-FX

National Championships: 2nd-Team, 3rd-UB, 3rd-BB
European Championships: 1st-Team, 3rd-VT, 1st-UB
Russian Cup: 4th-Team, 3rd-AA
Olympic Games: 2nd-Team, 3rd-AA, 1st-UB

Did Not Compete

National Championships 1st-Team, 4th-AA, 6th-UB, 4th-BB
World Championships 2nd-Team, 5th-UB

National Championships 1st-Team, 3rd-AA, 4th-UB, 8th-BB, 3rd-FX
Stuttgart World Cup: 5th-AA
Birmingham World Cup: 1st-AA


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Results are taken from Score for Score, The Gymternet, GymnasticGreats, My Meet Scores, Gymn-Forum, the official websites of various national gymnastics federations, newspaper clippings, classic gymnastics magazines, and in some cases, were provided by the gymnasts themselves. An explanation for the meaning of these undefined symbols can be found here.

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