Cyclist Shmeleva about Voinova’s maternity leave: “I’m very happy for her”

Olympic medalist in track cycling Daria Shmeleva said she was very happy for her team sprint partner Anastasia Voinova who went on maternity leave.

Together with Voinova Shmeleva, in the team sprint, she won silver at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro and bronze at the 2020 Games in Tokyo. On Friday, Shmeleva started the Moscow Grand Prix, where she won the team sprint.

– Dasha, you didn’t go to Tula. For what? By the way, you avoided the cold.

– I assumed there would be bad weather in Tula and decided to save money for the remaining two Grand Prix. For me, that would be a lot.

– Are you already used to the three-way sprint?

– My position does not change, so it is sometimes more difficult for the girls, the faster the food, the more difficult it becomes for them. They are already deciding who will be second and third after me.

– Nastya Voinova went on maternity leave. End of an era?

– I’m very happy for her. Now he will take a break and come back,” Shmeleva told .

Source : MatchTV

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