Welcome to the first installment of “True or False!?!?!”. Where you ask and I answer.
Q: Was it true that Viktoria Karpenko was going to make a comeback for Ukraine in 2001?
A: Yes! She was originally going to try to come back for Ukraine in 2001. Unfortunately she wasn’t up to same level where she was and eventually moved to Bulgaria where she got citizenship, and began to compete for Bulgaria at 2003 World Championships, and 2006 World Championships.
Q: Was it true that Lilia Podkopayeva was gonna try for 1999 World Championships?
A: No. I do not even know why this rumor got started because Podkopayeva had already moved to the USA, and lived in Florida.
Q: Is it true that Inga Shkarupa get a new floor routine in April of 2000?
A: Yes! She did. I have heard its really good.
Q: Is it true that Oksana Knizhnik was training 4 layout step out’s on Balance Beam?
A: YES! I will be getting video of when she preformed it at 95 Ukrainian Nationals, someday soon.
Q: Is it true that Lilia Podkopayeva’s floor music was specially made from a Orchestra?
A: Yes, If I remember correctly an Orchestra in Kiev made it specially for Lilia. I will have to ask to make sure. I will keep you all updated.
Q: Is it true that Lilia Podkopayeva was injured at 1995 Gymnix?
A: Yes. She had a sore back.
Thanks for reading! Make sure to ask questions! and I will try to respond next time!