Irina Alexeeva (Russia)

“It took a little bit of getting used to, but then it was good”

2 August 2018 –  While her Russian team-mates at the European championships have risen up through the Russian training system, 16-year-old Irina has a different background – living and training in the United States. She is Russian and was born in Moscow, but her family moved to Texas, USA, when she was seven years old. I talked to her before competition began in Glasgow. (UPDATED)

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