Rhythmic gymnastics. All participants of Russian national team in group exercises have finished career
Russian national team on rhythmic gymnastics in group exercises will not accept participation in starting tomorrow, on October, 4th, a world cup-final in Spain because all six members of team, won gold medals on Games in Beijing, have finished career. About it to Agency of the sports information « All sports » has informed the senior trainer of Russian national team in Valentine Ivanitsky`s group exercises. « In a cup-final of the world we will not act - no less than on all remained official international starts of this season, - has surprised Valentine Ivanitsky. - The matter is that all six girls who have won gold Olympic medals in Beijing, have made decision to finish career. She is Elena Posevina, Darya Shkurihina, Tatyana Gorbunova, Natalia Zueva, Anna Gavrilenko and Margarita Alijchuk. For me to admit, this decision did not become unexpectedness. We will tell, for Posevinoj it there were already second Olympic Games, and it is more at us do not live. Other girls have passed a full Olympic cycle, and time and again spoke about the desire after Beijing to begin new life. As far as I know, approximately the same situation and at other leaders - Italians, Byelorussians... Even it will be interesting to me to look, who all - taki will arrive to Spain on a world cup-final ».