The Olympic champion came at the XIX world festival of youth and students. Guests asked Kabaeva whether its a sport popular in the digital age. Attending the event noted that Alina Maratovna looks gorgeous.
At the XIX world festival of youth and students held a meeting with Alina Kabaeva and Tina Kandelaki. The forum participants discussed with Olympic champion and TV presenter question: whether to keep rhythmic gymnastics popular in the era of digital technologies in General and e-sports in particular.
“Rhythmic gymnastics is the coach, it is the people and she, as a classic, is always popular and will never die. There is a sport of higher achievements. And they must engage talented people,” said Kabayeva.
The Olympic champion added that modern calisthenics is impossible to follow the path of simplification.
“There was a time when our sport could come from the Olympic system, gymnastics began to simplify, because they could not beat our athletes, reminded Kabaeva. Then we said, “And tell me to not jump of 5.06 m and 5.04 meters”. Our sport shows the limitless possibilities of man, and we will move forward, and let the others stretch for us,” said Alina.
Guests of the event noted blooming Kabaeva and her stylish suit of white.
Tina Kandelaki gave the Olympic champion. “I agree with Alina that rhythmic gymnastics is popular in all ages, even eSports. But who knows, that might work to merge them? Not all “Dot” drive”, – said the presenter in his microblog.
XIX world festival of youth and students was launched in mid-October in Moscow, where took place the international carnival parade. The main events of the festival held from 15 to 22 November in Sochi Olympic Park. Participants of the forum are about 25 thousand young people – representatives of public organizations, teachers and politicians. Applications for participation in the festival came from 180 countries. As reported TASS, Kabaeva and Kandelaki took part in an interactive session on “Promotion of sport content amongst the youth: experience and perspectives”.