Russian gymnast Alexandra Soldatova gave fans and coaches a scare after losing consciousness during her performance at the World Challenge Cup in Portimão, Portugal. Read Full Article at RT.com
Russian gymnast Alexandra Soldatova gave fans and coaches a scare after losing consciousness during her performance at the World Challenge Cup in Portimão, Portugal
. The 21-year-old athlete, who had already been included in the Russian team for the upcoming Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships, came to Portugal
to test her readiness, and polish routines. READ MORE: ‘Is it humanly possible?’ US gymnast Simone Biles
hits insane triple-double on floor (VIDEO) Soltadova got off to a brilliant start at the final World Challenge Cup confidently winning the all-around event. The gymnast had been expected to dominate the individual apparatus finals a day later, but health issues unexpectedly broke her winning pace, forcing Soldatova to prematurely leave the competition. The four-time world champion finished third in the ball final before dropping to eighth place in the next final, displaying a poor performance with a hoop.The gymnast failed to show up on the carpet to demonstrate her routines with a ribbon and clubs, triggering speculation that she might have been injured.