Oksana Chusovitina bought a memorable and extremely deserved send-off after competing in her eighth Olympic Games.
On Sunday, July 25, the 46-year-old gymnast obtained a standing ovation from her fellow opponents and even the judges after performing her vault routine on the 2020 Tokyo Video games, which did not qualify her for the occasion’s remaining. The athlete had introduced that this might be her remaining Olympics.
Oksana, who was representing Uzbekistan however has additionally beforehand represented the Soviet Union and Germany, has competed in each Olympics because the 1992 Barcelona Video games. She has received two Olympic medals all through her storied profession, together with a group gold with the Soviet squad in 1992, and a silver within the vault for the Germans on the 2008 Beijing Video games.
Footage from NBC’s broadcast on July 25 confirmed Oksana getting tearful after her remaining routine, along with making a coronary heart together with her fingers and saying “bye-bye” into the cameras.