22 year old Russian Gymnast Maria Paseka followed up her 2016 Olympic successes with more success this year, propelling her to 20th in our top 25 (Her first appearance in the list) Competing at the World Championships in Montreal, and the Universiade in Taipei, Maria took a Gold medal from each in the Vault in the Worlds and the Team event in the Universiade. She also took bronze in the Vault in the World Championships, giving her a very successful year.
Maria first featured on HWiS on the &th August in 2016, right in the middle of the Olympics. She has since matched her Gymnastic success with her popularity on this site.
Here are some 2017 images