RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – AUGUST 20: Gold medalist Margarita Mamun of Russia celebrates on the platform during the closing ceremony of women’s full rhythmic gymnastics on day 15 of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games Arena on 20 August 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Mark Kolbe / Getty Images)
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In Rio 2016, Margarita Mamun won gold in the final of each individual competition. Now retired, she is in Tokyo to show her support for the Averina twins competing for the ROC in the rhythmic gym.
Rhythmic gymnast Margarita Mamun spent five years representing Russia in the international arena.
In 2016, at the Rio Olympics, she made a fantastic comeback against Yana Kudryavtseva to win gold in the final.
When she retired in 2017, she now shows her support for the upcoming ROC star competing in the rhythmic gym at Tokyo 2020.
Here, Olympic.com and Mamun discuss the possibility of becoming an Olympic champion, dealing with stress, the Averina twins, and eliminating Simone Biles from the gym.