“Russian figure skaters had no chance of winning five gold medals at the Sochi Olympics” – Rodnina

“Russian figure skaters had no chance of winning five gold medals at the Sochi Olympics” – Rodnina

Russian figure skaters were not lucky enough to win all five gold medals at the Sochi Olympics, the three-time Olympic champion and deputy of the State Duma of the Russian Federation said in an interview with . Irina Rodnina .

The Sochi Olympic Games took place from February 7 to 23, 2014. In the figure skating competition, Russians won three medals – gold, silver and bronze.

— Russian figure skaters won five medals in Sochi: three gold, silver and bronze. To what extent can this performance be described as successful?

— It was a good performance, good results. The main thing is that the guys represented the country with dignity.

—Who impressed you the most among the skateboarders?

— I liked the performance of the couples, I watched them with great attention. Our guys performed very well as a team. Moreover, it was the first such tournament, before that there was no experience and knowledge of how such competitions are held, how to distribute efforts.

—Were Volosojar and Trankov head and shoulders above their rivals?

— I would say that at that moment, they skated very well.

— Was there a real chance of winning five gold medals?

– No, I do not think so. For example, in dance, where we won bronze, our guys also fought, of course, but the American Olympic champions had a slightly different level,” Rodnina said in an interview with .

Source : MatchTV

Related articles

Comments

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Share article

Latest articles

Newsletter

Subscribe to stay updated.