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Russia Plays Russian Roulette with Their Worlds Team Line Up

Well, the powers that be at Russian Gymnastics Federation have decided to change the world's team line-up, again.



After yesterday's team announcement, Russian head coach announced today that  Ksenia Afanasyeva is not actually going to be on the team at all.  Per Rewriting Russian Gymnastics, Ksenia's doctors put the kibosh on her world's plans.  Queen Elizabeth of RRG said their intention is to "preserve" her for Rio, along with Viktoria Komova. What are they going to do, cryogenically freeze them until Rio?

Allegedly, Polina Federova, the Russian national floor champion is taking her place and she and Tatiana Nabieva will have to duke it out in China for the alternate spot.

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