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Marina Durunda

Marina Durunda

Marina Durunda is the two-time Azerbaijani Rhythmic Gymnast Champion, who has also competed in several World Cups. In the 2014 World Championships 2014 in Izmir, Turkey, she competed confidently and was very happy with her performance in the competition. She is very excited and feels proud that the first European Games will be held in her own country.

The most difficult thing is finding strength inside yourself to fulfil your dream.-Marina Durunda

WE ASKED MARINA...

Who is an idol in your life and why?

In sport, my idol is Evgenya Kanaeva. In life my idol is my coach, Mariana Vasileva. I have never met such a beautiful woman who can manage to be so strong and powerful at the same time.

What is satisfying about your sport?

For me, the most satisfying moment is when I finish an excellent routine, and I look at the happy crowd cheering for me, then I turn to see my coach smiling. I love this moment.

Who is your favourite historic figure?

Christopher Columbus.

Favourite book:

Angelica.

What is your favourite place in the world?

Rio.


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Sport Gymnastics
Discipline Rhythmic Gymnastics
Age 17
Height (cm) 170
Weight (kg) 51
Birthplace Sevastopol

Baku 2015 Gymnastics

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446

Competition days

8

Medal events

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    Kseniya Moustafaeva

    Kseniya Moustafaeva is a 19 year old French athlete with a strong track record for competing at…
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    Marina Durunda

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