In Kiev, on Friday, March 17, was the first day of the international tournament of a series Grand Prix Deriugina Cup. The big expectation was around Rio Medallist, Anna Rizatdinova. Irina Deriugina said in a recent interview that Anna was ready for D-Cup in a fit condition, even better than in Rio.
Anna Rizatdinova shockingly came out of the competition after the first rotation.
“Anna Rizatdinova forced to cease participation in the qualifying competition Deriugina Cup Grand Prix. After their first performance with Hoop bronze medalist of the Olympics in Rio are unable to continue to participate in the competition due to the escalation of long-standing foot injury,” – said in the press release of the organizing Committee of the tournament.
Anna was the favorite to win this legendary competition.