The gymnast responded to a statement made by a tennis player six years ago, saying gymnastics “wasn’t a sport like soccer or tennis.”
During his participation in this Tuesday’s episode text gamenational athlete Thomas Gonzales Responded to an old comment made by Tennis player Marcelo Rios .
The gymnast was answering questions that arose from the Campo Minado section. Cathy Covalesco He consulted him on the remarks of “Chino” Rios.
“I don’t see it as a professional sport. Obviously that guy [Tomás González] It’s dry what it does, but I see it as a sport that has nothing to do with sports like soccer and tennis,” Rios said on the show. cube 2016.
In light of these remarks, the actress asked him: “I heard that.
“The moment I’m here today, not much happens to me because we all know what this character is like,” he began.
“The Olympics have existed for decades, there are many sports ,more and more.that the level of competitiveness in gymnastics and other Olympic sports is so high that there is more money, business or bribes, or Either way, it has nothing to do with one sport being better than another They’re just different,” he added.
In light of this, Chiqui Aguayo asked him: “Didn’t it feel like Ningneo?” .
“Yes (…) it’s kind of an insult to athletes in general, but when you project something negative, something happens.”he replied.