According to a TV program,Viktoria Komova won't be part of the Russian team which will compete at the upcoming European championships.

Rodionenko said that the 21 year old gymnast informed her that she was admitted to the hospital once again for check up thus won't be able to participate at the European championships. She added that the gymnast's chances of making the Olympics will depend on her health.

Last month, Komova withdrew from the Russian championships due to back pain. It is worth mentioning that her last European championships was four years ago.

However, Komova's withdrawal hasn't been made official.

The Tv presenter stated that the Olympic team will be announced after the European championships. Ksenia Afanasiyeva, Aliya Mustafina, Daria Spiridonova, Maria Paseka and Angelina Melinkova will most likely be chosen.

Rodionenko is having high expectations for new senior Melinkova whom she believes will become a sensation.

Written by Gigi Farid



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