Alla Arkadievna Sosnitskaya (Russian: Алла Аркадьевна Сосницкая, born April 10 in Moscow) is an elite Russian artistic gymnast. Her best events are vault and floor exercise. She's coached by Marina Ulyankina, who also coaches fellow National Team members Maria Paseka, Viktoria Kuzmina, and Seda Tutkhalyan. She's 2014 World and European bronze medalist with the team. Sosnitskaya initially trained in rhythmic gymnastics before switching to artistic.
Sosnitskaya competed at the Russian Championships in 2012, placing eighth on floor exercise.
Sosnitskaya made her senior debut at the Russian Championships in 2013, where she won silver with her team. She went on to make her international debut at the Anadia World Cup, where she placed eighth on vault. At the Russian Cup in August, she won gold on floor exercise, silver in the all-around, bronze on vault and uneven bars, and placed fourth with her team and on balance beam. At the Osijek World Cup in September, she placed fourth on vault and bars.
In late October, she was named to the Russian team for the Élite Gym Massilia in November. In the Master Team division, the Russian team placed second in the all-around, bars, and beam, and fourth on vault and floor. Individually, she placed fourth on floor, sixth on vault, and nineteenth in the all-around. She qualified to the Top Massilia, placing fourth on floor and winning gold on vault. She went on to compete at the Brasilia Gymnasiade, winning gold with her team and in the all-around, silver on vault, and placing fifth on bars and eighth on floor.
Sosnitskaya competed at the Russian Championships in April. She won gold on vault, silver with her team, in the all-around, and on floor, bronze on bars, and placed fifth on balance beam. Afterwards, she was named to Russia's senior team for the European Championships. She was named to the Russian team for the European Championships, winning team bronze and placing fourth on vault and sixth on floor.
She competed at the Russian Cup in August, winning team and vault gold, and placed fourth in the all-around and on floor, seventh on bars, and eighth on beam. She was named to the Russian team for the World Championships in Nanning, China. There, she unveiled a new Cheng vault, which helped her qualify to vault finals and the all-around. She had a fall on floor exercise and some big steps on her vault, but Russia was still able to win the team bronze behind the United States and China. She placed seventh in the all-around and fourth on vault after landing her Cheng out of bounds.
Sosnitskaya continued to compete after Nanning. At the Stuttgart World Cup in late November, she showed off an upgraded floor routine but finished sixth in the all-around.
Sosnitskaya competed at the Russian Championships in early March, winning vault gold, team and all-around silver, placed eighth on beam, and replaced one of her teammates in the floor final, finishing seventh. She was set to compete the all-around at the European Championships, but suffered an ankle injury in podium training and withdrew.
Sosnitskaya returned to competition at the Russian Championships in April, winning team silver and placing fourth on vault. She stayed on the national circuit, winning team gold and placing fifth on vault at the Russian Championships the following year.
|Anadia World Cup||8|
|Osijek World Cup||4||4|
|Élite Gym Massilia||2nd||19||1st||4|
|Sofia European Championships||3rd||4||6|
|Nanning World Championships||3rd||7||4|
|Stuttgart World Cup||6|
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