“Everyone supported me and I cried.” Chumgalakova – about the incident with the Russian anthem at the European Boxing Championships

Russian Yulia Chumgalakova in a conversation with , she admitted that a technical problem during the performance of the anthem at the European Championship award ceremony did not spoil the impressions.

Earlier on Friday, Chumgalakova won a gold medal in the weight category up to 48 kg. During the award ceremony, technical problems occurred during the performance of the anthem of the Russian Federation. Once the anthem was turned on and the show began, the sound was cut off, but the audience continued to sing the anthem. Chumgalakova herself burst into tears. The Russian became a double European champion.

“In general, it was unpleasant, but I was not lost and continued to sing the anthem. I had very good support in the stands, everyone was singing. And it brought tears to my eyes. Such unity, everyone supported me, they did not abandon me in such a situation.

– Okay, it was a technical error.

– Well yes. Apparently they weren’t prepared. We’re the first to leave, and maybe something happened to their equipment.

—Didn’t that spoil the impression?

– No! We still sang the anthem. The prints were not spoiled. “Everything is fine,” Chumgalakova told .

The Russian team will participate in the European Championships with national symbols, according to the decision of the International Boxing Association (AIBA).

Watch live broadcasts of the competition on the Match! Fighter” and “Match! Country”, as well as on the sites matchtv.ru and sportbox.ru.

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Source : MatchTV

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