4. Where do you keep your gold medal? How important is it for you?
"I have more than one gold medal, and I keep them at home, of course. The medals are a symbol of victory and success for me, and finally a memory, little circles that I cherish."
5. Will you participate in the 2016 World SAMBO Championships in Bulgaria? If yes, how is your training going?
"I'll be competing in the World Championships in Bulgaria. Now I have daily workouts on the mat, and I go to the gym. My program also includes stretching, Pilates and vitamins..."
6. What qualities do you need to become a world SAMBO champion?
"First of all, I think you have to love the sport. It shouldn't be just a way to get in shape or win some awards; it also has to be real passion of your life! You have to be strong physically and mentally, to have endurance, constant self-control, a winning spirit, and, of course, you must believe in yourself."
7. What would you like to say to your fans? And to your opponents?
"Of course, I want to feel the support of fans throughout my sports career. It definitely helps. In turn, I'll try to meet their expectations by winning. Good luck to my opponents! Even defeat gives you an incentive to work harder, keep training and correct your mistakes."