Rhythmic Gymnast Margarita Mamun spent five years representing Russia on the international stage.

In 2016, at the Rio Olympics, she made an impressive comeback against Yana Kudryavtseva to win gold in the individual all-around final.

After retiring in 2017, she’s now showing her support to the up and coming ROC stars competing in rhythmic gymnastics at Tokyo 2020.

Here, Olympics.com talks with Mamun about becoming an Olympic champion, dealing with pressure, the Averina twins, and Simone Biles’ withdrawal from artistic gymnastics. Read More