Russian gymnast, won a gold medal at the Games in Rio de Janeiro, admitted that not even the strength to read congratulations.
Victory alia for the Olympics in Rio was a pleasant surprise… Sports journalists wrote that for competitions of this level the girl is too old (at 21!). But alia not only managed to not pay attention to it, but also complicated the program. Deciding that the only way I can achieve the coveted gold. And she was right! Aliya ahead of its main rival, the Madison, Kocan to 0, 067 points. However, it cost the girl all of her powers… the night Before the champion admitted that all she now wants is a good rest!
“I am so grateful to all-all-all-all! Like 4 years ago, I’m glad that in this room sounded the national anthem of our country. Thanks to the coaches, doctors, specialists, friends, acquaintances that were ill and worried. Thank you Evgeny for my bars – it’s his job. Friends, not yet the strength to read all your messages. Thank you that watched and worried!!! And of course, thank you very much my dearest people, my family. I felt every second of their support and faith in me!” – shared gold medalist in his Instagram.
Recall, she was working his program almost flawlessly, with only blot in a half-step on the dismount, but due to the complexity of the program still won. And became the Olympic champion in exercises on parallel bars.