Aliya Mustafina’s comeback delayed

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As well as withdrawing from this weekends DTB Pokal Stuttgart World Cup, the 2010 World Champion has been forced to withdraw from a competition in Mexico scheduled for early December. Mustafina was originally due to make her comeback in Mexico, to which many were surprised but were even more surprised when her comeback was announced for this weekend.

The Facebook page for the mexican event Abierto Mexicano de Gimnasia has posted the official line up, Mustafina does not feature but Afanaseyva will take her place. It states that Mustafina has not yet been cleared for AA.


  • Sergey Khorokhordin (RUS)
  • Daniel Purvis (GB)
  • Rafael Martinez (Spain)
  • Marius Daniel Berbecar (RUM)
  • Liao Qiuhua (CHN)
  • Masahiro Yoshida (JPN)
  • Jorge Hugo Giraldo ( COL)
  • Danell Leyva (EUA)
  • Daniel Corral (MEX)
  • Santiago López (MEX)




  • Ksenia Afanaseva (RUS)
  • Lauren Mitchell (AUS)
  • Ana Porgras (RUM)
  • Tan Sixin (CHN)
  • Mai Yamagishi (JPN)
  • Yessenia Estrada (MEX)
  • Alexa Moreno (MEX)

One Comment

  1. lifje says:

    according to the facebook page of the event she can’t compete cuz the doctor couldn’t clear her for AA, and the meet in México is only AA.

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