25.05.2021 – 19:26
For the first time in the history of the Olympic Games, Albania will have a representative in the sport of gymnastics. And he will be the Russian athlete Matvey Petrov, who will be in red and black at “Tokyo 2020”.
This was confirmed by the athlete’s coach, Alon Hasa, who emphasized this decision as historic, thanking all the supporters: “Dear friends, let me share with you this fantastic news about Albanian gymnastics, Matvei will represent Albania in Tokyo 2020!
For the first time for Albanian gymnastics! Thank you and we hope for a great result for Albania! Respectfully, Aloni & Matvei “, – writes Hasa. In December last year, Petrov was declared European champion in the discipline of kaluch, the first medal for Albania in gymnastics.