Coach Maria Lasitskene said that the jumper aimed at performing at the 2024 Olympics
Russian high jumper Maria Lasitskene set her sights on performing at the 2024 Olympics in Paris. It is reported by TASS.
Lasitskene coach Gennady Gabrilyan spoke about the goals of the athlete. “We have a definite goal – to perform in Paris, and we are moving towards it. And you need to go through all the starts on the way competently and extract something useful from them, ”the specialist emphasized.
Earlier on August 18, Lasitskene won gold at the Moscow Cup. The result of the Olympic champion is 1.88 meters.
Lasickene has repeatedly criticized the head of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach due to the suspension of domestic athletes. On August 5, she accused the official of duplicity for saying that the sanctions against the Russians were due to the desire to ensure their safety.
On July 23, after winning the All-Russian competition “The Way to Olympus,” Lasitskene noted that she did not intend to change sports citizenship, despite the likely exclusion of Russians from the Olympics in Paris.
Maria Lasitskene won Olympic gold at the Tokyo Games, she is also a three-time world champion.