Parul Arora, a national gold medal-winning gymnast, has shown that women can do things hitherto considered impossible.
The outbreak of novel coronavirus has caused significant disruption across the globe and the ramifications have left the sports world in a flux as well.
Two German female gymnasts at the European championships didn't make the podium on Friday but grabbed the headlines for wearing bodysuits rather than leotards in a sport plagued by abuse scandals.
Chusovitina's career as gymnast has spanned more than a quarter century. She won the USSR Junior Nationals in 1988 and began competing at the international level in 1989, before many of her current rivals were even born.