British swimmer of Belonogoff confirmed a desire to play for the national team of Russia

the Champion of Europe among juniors in swimming she Belonogoff will act under the Russian flag. Tatyana has confirmed its desire to change sports citizenship and to represent Russia at international competitions.

British athlete of Russian origin in 2018, won the gold medal at the European Junior championship in swimming breaststroke at a distance of 50 meters. Since February 2019 Tatiana trains with Irina Vyatchanina, which gave a start in life Yulia Efimova. Belonogoff is scheduled to speak at the national Championships to qualify to the national team for participation in European and world Championships.

“I was born in England but always considered himself a Russian. I have Russian citizenship and all necessary documents for performances for the national team of Russia. I think your transition is the right thing to do”, — quotes the words of Tatiana RIA Novosti.