5 August 21:39 (BST)

CT: SHMELEVA (RUS) - gold in women's sprint

GLASGOW - Comments from Daria SHMELEVA (RUS) after winning gold in the women's sprint at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome, Emirates Arena on Sunday.

Daria SHMELEVA (RUS) - gold

On winning gold:

"You know I'm happy like a child because it is my first gold medal at the European Championships in the individual sprint category."

On winning the final against Anastasiia VOINOVA (RUS), with whom she won gold in team sprint on Friday.

"It's a challenge, you know, from the moral aspect. We know each other well, we know everything (about each other) and we are together for many years, so it was difficult for me to do it."

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