2016 Rio Olympics

06 Aug 2016

rio 2016 olympThe Olympic Cauldron was lit in Rio de Janeiro today, marking the start of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, which will last till 21 August. This fascinating and truly inspiring event brings together more than 10,000 athletes from over 200 countries.

The Uzbekistan Olympic Team is comprised of 70 athletes and here are the names of the nine gymnasts who will be representing our country at the Games: Oksana Chusovitina and Anton Fokin (Artistic Gymnastics); Ekaterina Khilko (Trampoline); Anastasia Serdyukova, Valeriya Davidova, Samira Amirova, Martha Rastoburova, Zarina Kurbanova and Louisa Ganieva (Rhytmic Gymnastics).

On behalf of Uzbekistan’s Gymnastics Federation, I would like to send our best wishes to our athletes. We are immensely proud of you and wish you the very best of luck! I hope that you have wonderful and successful Games, many inspiring moments and achieve your very best!


Lola Karimova-Tillyaeva

The President of the Gymnastics Federation of Uzbekistan