Russian curling athlete Anastasia Bryzgalova has just caught the eye of the 2018 Winter Olympics when she was discovered to be as beautiful as movie stars Angelina Jolie and Megan Fox.
Russian curling Anastasia Bryzgalova, who won the bronze medal for the mixed doubles with her husband, Alexander Krushelnitsky, said that although she was very happy to become a topic about beauty and attracted the interest of the audience was curious but emphasized that she won the medal thanks to her talent. “Yes, I am very happy to receive compliments, but medals are not awarded according to beauty standards”, Bryzgalova said in a recent interview on sportbox.ru, Russia.
Earlier, the beautiful 25-year-old Russian athlete became famous on social media through the curling tournament at the Winter Olympics in 2018 when many netizens compared her to the popular Hollywood actresses Angelina Jolie and Megan Fox. Some netizens also said that they were suddenly interested in curling thanks to Bryzgalova’s attractive appearance.
However, unfortunately, in the competition, the couple Krushelnitsky and Bryzgalova (who competed as Olympic athletes from Russia) missed the opportunity to be in the Olympic final after being paired. World metallic needles Jenny Perret and Martin Rios of Switzerland defeated 7-5 in the semi-finals of the stress. Nevertheless, they were comforted after defeating the Norwegian pair 8-4 in the bronze battle to win the first Russian medal in curling.
Bryzgalova said after the victory that it was very important that they were a family, that helped them overcome the semi-final defeat to enter the bronze battle with determination and solidarity. They knew they could win medals. It was just bronze, but it was very important to them. In another interview, Bryzgalova revealed that she and her husband were forced to break up with their former coach because they always thought that couples who were couples in real life would not be able to achieve high results in Mixed doubles content curling.
And after getting married last year, Bryzgalova and Krushelnitsky have overturned this prejudice with victories in many curling tournaments. Before the 2018 Olympic gold medal, they won the gold medal at the 2016 World Championship, the achievement that gave them a ticket to attend the Winter Olympics.