The Gymnast Chusovitina Withdraws from 9th Olympics

Indomitable gymnast Chusovitina withdraws from 9th Olympics due to injury

A living legend, the first gymnast to perform on the Olympic stage eight times.

Among female artistic gymnasts, ‘Iron Lady’ Oksana Chusovitina (48, Uzbekistan),

who dreamed of participating in the Olympics even when she was well past her 60th birthday, stopped trying to win a ticket to Paris due to an injury.

Chusobytina said through her Instagram account, a social networking service (SNS),

that she was injured during floor exercise training for the Asian Gymnastics Championships to be held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan and that she cannot compete,

she said on the 24th (Korean time) informed. 온라인카지노

Chusovitina, who had to take first place in the women’s individual all-around (vault, parallel bars, balance beam, floor exercise) at the Asian Championships to participate in the Paris Olympics,

unfortunately collapsed on the threshold of participating in her 9th Olympics.

Born in Uzbekistan under the former Soviet Union on June 19, 1975, Chusovitina, who is approaching her 49th birthday,

is a living legend and the only gymnast of both men and women to have competed in eight Olympic Games.

After the collapse of the Soviet Union, she competed at the Barcelona Olympics in 1992 as part of the Commonwealth of Independent States,

and then stood on the podium at eight consecutive Olympic Games until the 2020 Tokyo Olympics held in 2021.

He moved to Germany to receive treatment for his son who was fighting leukemia, acquired German nationality,

and competed for Germany at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and the 2012 London Olympics.

He competed in the Olympics with three nationalities: Commonwealth of Independent States (1992) and Uzbekistan (1996-2020).

Despite her short stature of 153cm, Chusovitina competed for medals with athletes who were her daughter’s age through unrivaled self-management,

maintaining her skills consistently for over 30 years.

He is still world-class in floor exercise and vault, which emphasize jumping,

and won a gold medal in the team event at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics and a silver medal in vault at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

He won three gold, four silver and four bronze medals at the World Championships.

She also collected two gold medals, four silver medals, and two bronze medals at the Asian Games,

including dominating the vault and floor exercise events at the 2002 Busan Asian Games.

In the vaulting event at the 2018 Jakarta-Palembang Asian Games, she won a silver medal after being pushed by Korea’s Yeo Yeo-jeong (Jecheon City Hall),

who is 27 years younger than her.

She retired after the Tokyo Olympics, but immediately returned, saying she wanted to win more medals for her country.

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