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'They Call Me Grandma': 41-Year-Old Uzbek Gymnast Competes In Seventh Olympics


Uzbek-born gymnast Oksana Chusovitina says she doesn't think about age. The 41-year-old is competing at the Summer Olympics in Rio and has qualified for the finals in the women's vault on August 14. It is a record seventh Summer Games for the elite athlete, who won her first Olympic medal long before her rivals were born. RFE/RL spoke with Chusovitina in April as she was training for Rio. (RFE/RL's Uzbek Service. Producers: Khurmat Babadjanov, Stuart Greer. Camera: Dragan Milojevic)


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