Judges and gymnasts say goodbye to Oksana Chusovitina after eight Olympic Games

46-year-old Uzbek gymnast Oksana Chusovitina received a standing ovation when she found out that she would not compete in the final of the jump.

TOKYO – Judges, rivals, coaches, volunteers and journalists, the only audience present in the gym Ariake, said goodbye standing up and with applause to the Uzbek Oksana Chusovitina, who competed in their eighth Olympics to their 46 years.

The gymnast, who began her Olympic career in Barcelona ’92 as a member of Unified Team, He participated only in his great specialty, jumping.

After verifying that the mark of his two attempts (14,166) would not give him to enter the final, said goodbye to the stands and drew a heart with his hands as a sign of farewell.

The judges began to cheer her and the entire pavilion joined them.

Chusovotina he competed with a large number 8 on the jersey.