Albertville, 1992 Unified Team flag bearer Valery Medvedtsev leading the delegation consisting of Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Uzbekistan, and Armenia during athlete procession at Theatre des Ceremonies.
If you thought you were too old for something take a look at this. Oksana Chusovitina is 41 years-old and here she is competing at the Olympics against rivals not born when she first competed at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona. #inspirational #rio2016. She won team gold in 1992. Oksana Chusovitina of Uzbekistan competes on the vault during Women's qualification for Artistic Gymnastics on Day 2 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Rio Olympic Arena on August 7, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Indian weightlifters have earned two quota places at Rio Olympics 2016 through their performances at the Senior Asian Weightlifting Championships in Uzbekistan. The women's team finished third with 100 points while the men's team finished sixth with 129 points. The final Indian representatives one each in men's and women's categories will be decided by national-level trials ahead of Rio 2016. #LoveNewsAgain #olympicweightlifting #indianathlete #riodejaneiro #weightlift #TheBetterIndia…
Wrestling Bronze Medal Match Ends In Controversy; Mongolian Coaches Strip In Protest
Today’s 65kg freestyle wrestling bronze medal match between Uzbekistan’s Ikhtiyor Navruzov and Mongolian Ganzorigiin Mandakhnaran ended in controversy as Ganzorigiin was assessed a penalty for celebrating his victory early, costing him the victory. A subsequent penalty point came after the Mongolian coaches began stripping on the mat in protest.