Rhythmic Gymnastics in Europe
INTERVIEW WITH LITO ALEXIOU
Today we had the opportunity to interview Lito Alexiou, half-Greek, half-Australian former rhythmic gymnast, currently living in the UK, where she has recently completed her degree in Business and Marketing, at Coventry University. We have decided to expand our horizons and explore not just a different team sport, but also another geographical area, and learn more about sports in Europe.
Q: How long have you been practising sports?
Q: What inspired you to start practising rhythmic gymnastics?
Q: What did you like most about rhythmic gymnastics?
Q: What was your main goal as a rhythmic gymnast?
Q: How did you feel before your performances?
Q: How did you prepare for performances?
Q: Did you have to follow a specific diet?
Q: Could you please tell us a little about your coach(es)?
Q: How do you think rhythmic gymnastics has impacted your daily life?
Q: What was the biggest seat-back you have faced as a rhythmic gymnast – a time where you were almost about to quit? How did you overcome it?
Q: Nowadays, what do you enjoy doing in your free time?
Q: What is your perception of gymnastics in Japan and / or Eastern Asia?
Q: Have you got any questions about the sports culture in Japan, or more generally Eastern Asia?
Thank you for you time! If you enjoyed reading this article, please share your experience with sports, so that we can all expand our cultural knowledge on this topic.