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Olympic champion Margarita Mamun retires

    Margarita Mamun completed her sports career Olympic champion in rhythmic gymnastics. Margarita Mamun announced that she abandons just started sports career.  This was reported by the head of the All-Russian Federation of Rhythmic Gymnastics and the head coach of the Russian team Irina Viner-Usmanova.

    "Unfortunately, she fulfilled her mission, "said Viner-Usmanova.

    The head of the WFHG did not mention the reasons for the retirement of the athlete, Mamun herself did not comment on her decision either.

    In September, the sportswoman said she admits her participation in the 2018 World Cup. After winning the 2016 Olympics, Mamun took a break and did not take part in the competitions. In July, she said that she was worried about a back injury, while the gymnast was planning to return to the national team.

    Margarita won the gold of the world championships seven times and became the champion of Europe four times. Mamun began her career at the age of 16. Her first gold she received in 2013, at the championship in Kiev.

    Olympic champion Margarita Mamun completed her sports career 

    At the 2016 Olympic Games, Margarita won a gold medal in personal all-around. In addition, on the athlete's account seven gold medals at the world championships and four gold European championships.

    In early September, Margarita married 29-year-old swimmer Alexander Sukhorukov. 

     Alexander Sukhorukov and Margarita Mamun 

     

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