Israel’s Olympic champion Linoy Ashram has retired at the age of 22

Linoy Ashram

File photo: Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Gymnastics – Rhythmic – Unique Around – Medal Ceremony – Ariake Gymnastics Center, Tokyo, Japan – August 7, 2021. Israeli gold medalist Linoy Ashram poses with his medal REUTERS / Lisner

Israel’s Olympic Rhythmic Gymnastics Champion Linoy Ashram has announced his retirement at the age of 22, he will take on a coaching role.

The monastery won individual all-round gold in Tokyo last year to hold Russian breath, extending the Olympic title to 2000.

“I know this trip was worth the trip,” said Ashram at a news conference on Monday.

“An athlete needs to know when to retire. I have fulfilled my dream. I will continue, but on the other side. “

Ashram added that he will join the team of his former coach Aylett Susman.

Ashram has won six silver and five bronze medals at the 2017, 2018 and 2019 World Championships and two gold and one bronze at last year’s World Cup. He also won all-round gold at the 2020 European Championships.

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