– The main coach of Russian national team on rhythmic gymnastics Irina Viner-Usmanova believes that the emergence of the men’s disciplines will give impetus to the development of this sport.
“Lived next to gymnastics it’s supposed to appear boys. Types of monospora going out of the Olympic games. Here in synchronised swimming, it began to appear boys”, – quotes the words of Viner-Usmanova “Sport-Express”.
At the world Cup in water sports in Kazan in 2015, was first awarded the medal in mixed (male + female) duets in synchronized swimming. Russians Alexander Maltsev and Darina Valitova then won silver.