Alina Sagitova in 15 years, became the second among the most young athletes won at the Olympics. WomanHit.ru decided to celebrate major milestones in the career of Alina and other young to remember, so early Olympians to reach prizes
You can not believe that a name defines destiny, but if Sagitova exactly what happened. Her parents could not determine how to call the baby — almost a year went through various options, but couldn't stop no one. Until I saw the performance of Alina Kabaeva. She acted so brilliantly and looked so feminine that Zagitovich no doubt: their daughter Alina is and always will be an athlete.
Already five years old Alina was to visit the section of figure skating, however, a special perseverance is no different. She then suddenly switched to painting, then come back on the ice. And parents, though, and dreamed secretly about her career, especially did not insist. In only seven years, Alina finally decided to seriously pursue figure skating.
Sabine, the younger sister of Alina, a student of the Junior classes and as we can assume, is also engaged in figure, kastanienrot: Instagram.com
At thirteen, it became clear that she is making great strides and that the scope of the native Udmurt Republic, she began to narrow. So Alina was in Moscow, the coach Eteri Tutberidze, which eventually led to Zagitova Olympic medals.
However, at first it seemed that this cooperation has no future. Eteri did not like Alina responds to her comments, and Alina couldn't get used to the methods of the new coach. In the end Sagitova excluded from the team. Re-enter in the system helped her misfortune. Alina at the competition broke at first hand, and then stop. Long been in Izhevsk, and even decided that it is time to say goodbye to sports. Came to say farewell to Eteri and she suddenly invited her back — decided to give her a chance. And here this time Sagitova not have missed it.
Alina Sagitova made a splash at the Olympics in Panchavati: Evgeny Semenov
The girl has a lot of plans for the future. She is going to receive a higher education in the field of sports, and at the same time to open a Japanese restaurant. But as she comes to life after the Olympics: she came home with a temperature under 40. "It happens that the body suffers, the whole season collected. The Olympics ended, and the body was blown away," he gave his version of the father of Alina in the program "Let them talk".
Sometimes to find out which competitor was the youngest at a particular championship, not years or even months, and days. So, for the 2014 Olympics in Sochi skater Yulia Lipnitskaya aged 15 years 249 days called the youngest Olympic champion in figure skating.
Yulia Lipnitskaya was named the youngest Olympic champion when he won gold in Sachendi Cherkasov
However, you may recall the German Maxi Gerber, who won the Olympic winter games in 1936 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. She was at that time 15 years 4 months and 5 days. However, Maxi has won in pair skating — unlike singles skater Lipnitskaya.
American Tara Lipinski took the gold at the Olympic games in Nagano in 1998 at the age of 15 years and 255 days.
Elena Vodorezova is the most young Soviet skater, which was entrusted to participate in the winter Olympics 1976. This was the first time in the history of Soviet figure skating when thirteen-year-old girl defended the honor of the USSR. Unfortunately, to enter the top three, she failed.
Soviet gymnast Tatiana gutsu first participated in the world championship at the age of 14 years. In that year, Gutu became the champion in the team competition.
The American competitive diver Marjorie Gestring his first gold received at the Olympics in Berlin in 1936 at the age of 13 years.
Young swimmer Inge sørensen at the age of 12 years, days won the bronze medal in the 200m breaststroke at the 1936 Olympics. Only thanks to Inge the Olympic Committee thought of the age restrictions for participants.
In recent history, the title of the youngest athletes in the annals of the Olympic winter games is Korean Kim Yun Mi. She was at that time 13 years and 85 days when she won "gold" at the Olympics of 1994 in the composition of the South Korean team at the short track.
At the Games in Montreal in 1976 made a splash 14-year-old gymnast Nadia Comaneci. She won three gold, silver and bronze medals.
Hungarian swimmer Christina Egerszegi at the age of 14 joined the national Olympic team at the Games in Seoul in 1988. She won a gold medal swim in the 200-meter backstroke and silver in the 100m backstroke.