BASTA Anna
Italy
ITA
Title
Ms
Lastname
BASTA
Firstname
Anna
Gender
female
Country
Italy
Place of birth
Bologna
Year of birth
2001 (18 y.o.)
Discipline(s)
Rhythmic Gymnastics
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Spoken languages
Italian
Club
Polisportiva Pontevecchio [Bologna, ITA]
Coach
Emanuela Maccarani [national], ITA (federginnastica.it, 09 Apr 2018)
Start sporting career
She began the sport at age four. (ilrestodelcarlino.it, 08 Apr 2017)
Reason for taking up the sport
"My parents initially registered me for swimming but I hated it. I pretended to be sick so as not to go. Then one day there was an advertisement in the newspaper for a free lesson with professional gymnasts. My mother said to me, 'Do you want to try?' I felt positive and replied yes." (letteradonna.it, 19 Sep 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the Olympic Games. (ilrestodelcarlino.it, 08 Apr 2017)
Trainings
For 11 months of the year, she trains in Desio, Italy. Her sessions take place between 08:00 and 13:30 and then between 15:00 and 17:30, Monday through Saturday. (letteradonna, 19 Sep 2018)
Most influential person in career
Her family. (ilrestodelcarlino.it, 08 Apr 2017)
Rituals
She sometimes listens to the pre-game speech Al Pacino's character gives to his American football players in the movie 'Any Given Sunday'. (letteradonna, 19 Sep 19)
Philosophy / Motto
"The world can collapse on me, but I'll still find something positive, a fire that keeps me going. I am convinced that this is what I want to do and what I have to do." (letteradonna.it, 19 Sep 2019)

Last update : 2019-09-04

World Championships

2019 - 37th FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships BAKU (AZE)

Group All-Around
Rank Final
5
Score Final
55.200 
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-
Group 5x
Rank Final
6
Score Final
25.900
Rank Qualif.
6
Score Qualif.
27.800
Group 3x+2x
Rank Final
3
Score Final
29.200
Rank Qualif.
6
Score Qualif.
27.400

2018 - 36th FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships SOFIA (BUL)

Group All-Around
Rank Final
2
Score Final
44.825 
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-
Group 5x
Rank Final
3
Score Final
22.550
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
22.775
Group 3x+2x
Rank Final
1
Score Final
22.550
Rank Qualif.
3
Score Qualif.
22.050

2017 - 35th FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships PESARO (ITA)

Group All-Around
Rank Final
4
Score Final
36.625 
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-
Group 5x
Rank Final
1
Score Final
18.900
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
18.700
Group 3x+2x
Rank Final
4
Score Final
18.550
Rank Qualif.
6
Score Qualif.
17.925

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