Gymnastics

Emilia's Gym in Laurel is turning out some of the world's best acrobatic gymnasts

Emilia's Gym in Laurel is turning out some of the world's best acrobatic gymnasts

Emilia's Acrobatics, Gymnastics & Cheerleading in Laurel has been a godsend for Columbia parents Eric Chang and Amy Cheung.

After honing tumbling skills at the facility over the past eight years, their three children — Elanor, 14, Isabel, 12, and Ethan, 10 — will compete in the Acrobatic Gymnastics World Championships in Belgium this month.

They’re among the latest in a long line of athletes to matriculate through the tutelage of Daniil Kostovetskiy, a native of the Ukraine who founded the gym in 1995 and is responsible for sending more than 500 acrobatic gymnasts to the U.S. national competition and 53 to the world championships. Kostovetskiy, a gray-and-white haired...

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