Recently, the network aired Lyudmila Belousova and Oleg Protopopov’s Olympic-winning performance. Everyone used to enjoy their speeches, without exception. It is considered impossible for someone their age to perform on ice; he is currently 83 and she is 79.
But this pair gave the opposite impression. What a sweet, nice, and fantastic performance. This is amazing. Unmatched, easy glide and a long stride… just fantastic Exceptional professionalism. At 80, I wish I still had legs like those.
I don’t have any right now. unconditional admiration. We shall never forget Lyudmila Evgenievna. This spans an entire era. They stand out as unique. My dad and I went to see them perform at the Luzhniki when I was about ten years old. I seem to remember being struck by the hall.
Even if figure skating is like heaven and earth now, fifty years have passed, and I finally respect them! There are no limits to creativity! This couple and their students, who dazzled the audience with their dances, had accomplished so many great things.