Take a look at BuzzFeed’s newest favorite (for the week of Oct. 24-30):
As many as 40,000 Russian athletes took part in a state-of-the-art training camp in Sochi. The event, dubbed ‘Olympic Games 2020,’ officially began on July 2 and continues until August 11.
After finishing the first night, Russia’s athletes were moved onto a second, more challenging stage, the ‘Olympic Outdoor Arena’ that features more rough terrain than the Olympic village.
Here’s a look at some of the athletes in action, some of whom are expected to participate at the Rio Olympics in August.
The 25-year-old’s first competition this season took place at last week’s European Championship where he placed fifth in the heavyweight category, finishing with 7.3 points in seven contests.
The last time Savchenko competed in the Olympics was Moscow 2012 where he placed 17th, behind the likes of Russian heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko, as well as Canadian light-heavyweight Ryan Couture.
The 39-year-old was the first Russian to take part in the Olympics. He lost his shot at lifting the gold medal in the men’s shot put category in 2011, and is still waiting for his first gold medal in an event he’s competed in eight times over a 30 year career.
Sushko won his third title earlier this month at the world championship in Austria.
The 26-year-old who plays for CSKA Moscow is currently in a fight to stay in the top flight, and has never won any gold. But he still has time left to win a third title and will be hoping to do so in Moscow at around the same time he’s competing against Savchenko in the outdoor arena.
The 33-year-old has won four titles in his career – two in the men’s table tennis category and one in the men’s shot put.
But the Russian, whose real name is Anton Zaitsev, lost five of his last six matches at the European Championships in Basel, Switzerland, and is struggling in Paris.
The 43-year-old has dominated international table tennis for years in his home country, however, it’s not his best show in the outdoor arena, as he
how to start a home woodworking business youtube channels, woodworking business uk, woodworking business tips, woodworking business license, woodworking startup business