Posted 26 июля 2021,, 20:27
Published 26 июля 2021,, 20:27
Modified 24 декабря 2022,, 22:37
Updated 24 декабря 2022,, 22:37
According to Interfax, this is the third medal of the highest dignity of our team at the 32nd Olympic Games 2020.
According to the publication Sport-Express, the Russian national team scored 262,500 points for six events. Second place went to Japanese gymnasts (262,397). The three winners were closed by the team of China (261.894).
Nikita Nagorny, Artur Dalaloyan, David Belyavsky and Denis Ablyazin played for the Russian team.
The artistic gymnastics tournament began on July 24 and will end on July 28.
Earlier on June 26, the young saber fencer Sofia Pozdnyakova, who beat her more experienced team rival Sofia Velikaya in the final, brought the gold medal to the national team's collection.
As noted by " Championship ", now in the overall medal standings, the Russian team ranks fourth after the United States, Japan and China.
Four-time Olympic champion in artistic gymnastics Alexei Nemov commented on the victory of Russian gymnasts in the team all-around at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
“We've been waiting for 25 years! Wonderful and deserved. So much to go to this point... well worth it! Congratulations to the guys, coaches, fans, federation. Everyone worked for this wonderful result. I was not worried about Nagorny at all, he has this confidence. Well done, that he coped with this burden of responsibility. It was necessary not to fall, but he did everything at the highest level. Now he is the best gymnast on the planet. Hurray”, - the edition quotes the words of Nemov.
This victory was the first for the Russian national team in this form at the Games since 1996.
In total, the Russian Olympic team at the Tokyo Games included 335 athletes who compete in 33 sports.
The 2020 Tokyo Olympics kicked off a year later than planned due to the coronavirus pandemic. Due to the fact that the virus has not yet been completely defeated, the competitions are held almost without spectators, the entry of foreign fans into the country is prohibited. The winning athletes are only allowed to remove their masks for 30 seconds in order to take a photo on the pedestal at the time of the Olympic awards.