Prischepa competed in the Olympic Games in Rio!


31st Summer Olympic Games ongoing in Rio-De-Janerio. Another athlete of “Zirve” International Sports Club are participating in the competitions of weightlifting. “Chisinau-Zirve” representative, as well as for Azerbaijan women’s national team coach Natalia Prisepa competed in Group B in the 75 kg weight category.
26 year old athlete lifted 96 kg in snatch, and 116 kg in clean and jerk. Prischepa took 5th place in B group with (97+116) kg total result and 1st place in final rankings.
Given that, Natalia qualify 2 days before Olympic Games start and doesn’t have more time to prepare herself for competition but it can appreciate her performance. Moldovan Olympic athlete has more to do with the struggle that slogan “The key is to participate, not to win”.
Prisepa said on his speech: “Thank God, that my dream has come true to compete at the Olympics. Yes, it was a bit unexpected. Well, I don’t feel very good. But to contend in this competition is the biggest dreams of many athletes. I’m one of the lucky athlete who contend in this Rio Olympic Games. My result is humble 12th place but not bad. I got it”.
We congratulate our athletes and wishes good luck in her career.