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|Gold for Alisa in China!|
|September 11, 2009|
8th at the World Women's Team Championship (Sept 2-11, Ningbo, China.) China A won gold medals, Russia earned silver and Ukraine got bronze. See full team results with board results and performance ratings here.
The U.S. Women finished in|
The highlight of the event for the USA was 18-year-old Alisa Melekhina, who won an individual gold medal for her 4/6 score on board four! Alisa, who hails from Philadelphia, is a sophomore in college and is also looking forward to participating in the 2009 U.S. Women's Championship next month.
Alisa Melekhina's Games:
All five members of the American women's team in China will be participating in the 2009 U.S. Women's Championship in Saint Louis from October 3-13. Find out more about how you can get involved here.