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Russian figure skater Alina Sagitova remembered how at the age of six years went from figure skating to gymnastics. She told about it on air of the program “Evening Urgant” on the First channel.
According to Zagitova, classes in artistic gymnastics took her mother, saying that it is necessary to improve the stretch. “In the end I in gymnastics even started to put the program,” — said athlete. She asked her mother, why would she need a full program, on what the woman said, “We quit skating”.
Sagitova, knowing this, began to cry. In the end, the mother again took her to training in figure skating.
In late March, the skater won the world Cup. In an interview with “Evening Urgant” she told me that she could refuse to participate in the tournament, because the preparation for it was hard. “I just didn’t want to disgrace Russia”, — said Sagitov.
In addition to the victory at the world championship, 16-year-old Sagitova the gold medals of the championship of Europe and Olympic games.
Video, photo All from Russia.