I posted this translation in my fb fans page on 06-Oct-2014, now re-posted here!
Article link: http://itar-tass.com/sport/1472919
English translated by Alyona, Many Many Thanks!!! (only translated one part of the interview)
Yes, for today Mamun and Kudryavtseva are the main candidates for the Olypmics. God, let them stay healthy! But everything will depend on their further results and who takes the lead. For example, during preparation for the current World Championships Maria Titova lost her place in the team to Alexandra Soldatova, who as a result became a World Champion in the team. So maybe this girl will take the lead in the future or Titova will probably improve her shape. We have many talented girls. So far the leaders are clear, but what happens later we will see. Everyone in the team should strive for her place, the name absolutely does not matter, – says Irina Viner-Usmanova.
Originally written in Russian by Inna Kuznetsova
posted on http://www.allsportinfo.ru/index.php?id=81186 on 02-03-2014
Translated and edited by catts (Many Many thanks catts!!!)
Today, 2 March, the Grand Prix Rhythmic Gymnastics competition in Moscow has come to an end. Russia’s Margarita Mamun won routines in hoop, ball and clubs, and came second in ribbon . Maria Titova excelled in the ribbon routine and came second in ball. Yana Kudryavtseva was second in hoop and clubs. In the group competitions, the Russians won the 10 clubs routine, as well as the 3 balls and 2 ribbons . Inna Kuznetsova (tournament results special correspondent of the Sport information Agency “All Sport”) interviewed Irina Viner-Usmanov, the president of the Russian Gymnastics Federation and the head coach in rhythmic gymnastics
‘To stage Grand Prix in Moscow every year opens the season and shows who is who and what is what, what we managed to do right, and what went wrong,’ said Irina Viner. ‘Now, we can begin to correct what was done wrong. Continue reading →