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Date: 9 months ago   Category: Society

Short track legend. Why Victor Ahn has decided to finish career?


The most titled short track speed skater in the history supported Russian national team since 2011 and Victor Ahn has brought it three Olympic "gold" and two victories in the World Cups. Photo: Sergey Fadeichev/TASS the Six-time Olympic champion short track speed skater Victor Ahn has decided to finish career. He has also notified the sports federation on what won't work as the trainer in Russia. The head of Federation of speed skating of Russia Alexey Kravtsov has reported about this TASS. According to him, the 32-year-old athlete was long persuaded, but he has made this decision owing to family circumstances. However, there are also other reasons, the sportswoman, the TV host Iolanda Cen:iolanda Chong the world champion in track and field athletics, the television commentator "Victor Ahn — the personality already legendary in world sport, in Korean and now in the Russian sport considers. He has brought us gold Olympic medals, he is the most popular athlete in the world in the sport — the short track, interesting, extreme, extravagant. As for the fact that he finishes career now, first, Victor had a huge number of injuries, and he has moved to our country because of these injuries, because of operation: because of fight against these injuries he didn't get into the national team of the native land, South Korea. And more, it seems to me, is what happens to sport in our country now: it isn't enough opportunities to compete at competitions, very difficult getting to these competitions, athletes and their trainers conduct very difficult fight to get on tournaments, and the sport is competitions, especially for professional people, it both money, and the real professional work, and, unfortunately, the leaders of our country do too little in order that the Russian sport, as before, was appreciated and respected on the international scene". Victor Ahn is the most titled short track speed skater in the history. He supported Russian national team since 2011, having quarreled with Skating association of South Korea. Ahn has changed nationality with the Russian and has three times won Olympic "gold" as a part of Russian national team. To add BFM.ru to your sources of news?

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