Alina Zagitova told how she lived with Eteri Tutberidze during the 2018 Olympics.
– Tell us a little about the triumphant Olympics. You were the smallest in our team, it turns out. Were you a “daughter of the regiment” or did someone help you, take care of you?
– At the Olympics, I did not communicate with anyone, except for the coaches, I did not go anywhere. Lived with Eteri Georgievna. All the girls now say “How is it?”, haha. But that’s how it was. Interesting experience.
Eteri Georgievna lived near the front door, I – a little further. Every time I went to the gym, I had to open the door, and, of course, she starts to squeak. And Eteri Georgievna immediately comes out: “Where did you go? Are there any burgers?
I say no, I’m going to the gym. Where all the food is, I didn’t even go in, so as not to tempt myself in any way.
“Don’t you think you were put there on purpose to be controlled?”
– Don’t know. Even if this is so, I am grateful to the person who settled me like that, ”said the Olympic champion in the Free Program show on Channel One.
The day the figure broke: Medvedev lost the Olympics, Tarasova cried on the air and called Zagitova small