A new theatrical gymnastics show "Legends of Sports. Ascension" run by 4-time Olympic champion Alexey Nemov will be presented on October 28 at the Megasport sports arena in Moscow. The stars of Artistic and Rhythmic gymnastics are to take part in the show which is supported by the Rostec State Corporation.
Participants of the project are well-known figures among sports fans such as 2-time Olympic champion, 9-time World champion and 13-time European champion Svetlana Khorkina, 2-time Sydney Olympic champion Elena Zamolodchikova, World and frequent European champion Lyasan Utiasheva and many others.
In total "Legends of Sports. Ascension" lists more than 200 participants including the stars of artistic and rhythmic gymnastics, acrobats, dancers, famous actors and musicians. The performance combines complicated elements of gymnastics, acrobatic gymnastics, acrobatic Rock'n'Roll, trampoline, circus and modern music in an unusual way. It should be noted that "Legends of Sports. Ascension" is a theatre sports rather than a competition.
Alexey Nemov said: "Together we want to show our sportsmen as an ideal of skill, perseverance and heroism. We want to inspire our people and to remind them that the Russian gymnastics school is actually one of the best in the world and we should be proud of it."