27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

Irina Tarasova: Victory was gained hard because of problems with health

Irina Tarasova won the Summer Universiade 2013 gold in shot put. She told about her impressions to the representatives of the media.

“Victory was gained hard. I have severe problems with the health, with an elbow. Athletes acting with traumas will understand me. It is very hard to organise yourself, turn yours attention to something when you feel pain. My previous results were lower than today. 18,75 metres I think is a worthy result for the Universiade. A piece of victory also belongs to fans, you wanted to pile the shot as far as possible. I had very serious opponents,” told the champion.

According to Irina, she didn’t manage to visit events of the Cultural Universiade. The athlete visited only the Universiade Museum.

“The Universiade village is organised on the best level, I have something to compare. If Kazan will be applied for the Olympic Games in the future, I am only “for”. Kazan proved that it is able to conduct Games,” said the champion.

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