Olympic champion Zakharov explained why he decided to try himself in politics

Olympic champion Zakharov explained why he decided to try himself in politics

Olympic diving champion Ilya Zakharov told why he decided to try himself in politics.

“Quite a long time ago. Well, now I just realized that many people support me in this endeavor. Therefore, he took the risk of running for the September elections. I am nominated as a deputy to the regional Duma from the New People party – this is a rather interesting party, where the emphasis is on business, on youth, which is quite relevant at the present time, ”Zakharov said in an interview.R.T.

He also stressed that at the moment there is a change of generations and athletes do not fully understand what to do next.

“I would like to show that in terms of development, our Saratov region is a fairly promising place where you can not only stay, but also work with dignity, participate in the life of the country. I believe that my deputy activity will provide an opportunity to implement many projects in this direction, ”Zakharov concluded.

Earlier, two-time champion of Russia in platform diving Ruslan Ternovoy remembered how he was worried about his failure at the Russian championship before the Olympic Games in Tokyo.

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Source: russian.rt.com

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