Stubailo about Viner: “When I was a child, there was a photo of Irina Alexandrovna in my room. I thought I would train with her.”

Double world champion in rhythmic gymnastics, host of Angelique Stubailo said that in his childhood there was a photo of the head coach of the Russian national team in his room Irina Viner under whose direction she dreamed of working.

Stubailo was born in Volgograd and moved to Moscow in 2013. In 2019, the athlete won two gold and one bronze medals at the World Championships and retired in 2021.

— How important is the role of Irina Viner in your sports career?

— I can talk about Irina Alexandrovna for hours. As soon as I was taken to the gymnasium, and I was then three years old, in my children’s room there was a photo of Irina Alexandrovna Viner. When I was young and training, I said I would train with her. This is what happened after a while. Irina Alexandrovna didn’t even teach me much, but everything. This doesn’t just apply to sports matters. She taught me many life lessons that I still use today. We have a very warm relationship with her, which I appreciate. I can always ask her for advice and she will always tell me what to do. “I like Irina Alexandrovna very much, I appreciate her, I respect her and I try to be like her,” Stubailo said in an interview with .

Source : MatchTV

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