‘Suddenly I Love Curling’: Meet Anastasia Bryzgalova, Member Of Russia’s Curling Team [8 Photos]

Russia was banned from competing in the Winter Olympics this year as a country, but that does not mean Russian athletes aren’t participating the the games.

The athletes will be wearing neutral colors and be referred to as an “Olympic Athlete From Russia.”

Wearing neutral colors Olympic Athletes from Russia Anastasia Bryzgalova and Aleksandr Krushelnitckii competed against team USA Matt and Becca Hamilton in mixed pairs curling at the Gangneung Curling Center. #Olympics2018 pic.twitter.com/CMNibHzeiM

— Carlos Gonzalez (@CarlosGphoto) February 8, 2018

And as we just told you, Team USA defeated the above two Olympic Athletes From Russia in an historic 9-3 drubbing in mixed doubles curling:

Team USA DOMINATES Russia in Mixed Doubles Curling with 9-3 first-round win https://t.co/MVW1m9tOll

— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) February 8, 2018

But despite the loss, social media is abuzz with praise for Russian curling star Anastasia Bryzgalova for some reason…

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Check it out:

The Russian curling mixed doubles team is led by Anastasia Bryzgalova, who looks like Angelina Jolie at 21 if she ever picked up a broom.

— James Stewart (@jamespstewart) February 8, 2018

Don't be surprised if Russian curler Anastasia Bryzgalova gets an endorsement deal after these #Olympic games. #WinterOlympics2018 #anastasiabryzgalova (I'll start the hashtag if there isn't one yet) pic.twitter.com/FFBc7T5aR9

— John Dowd (@DowdTutor) February 8, 2018

If you don't have any interest in Olympic Curling, you might now:

Anastasia Bryzgalova (RUS) pic.twitter.com/DZo8N4NG6q

— Ryan Wolak (@Wolak22) February 8, 2018

When you tell Anastasia Bryzgalova she should "kill the guard", she says "Why? Vat did he do?" #WinterOlympics2018 #Curling pic.twitter.com/SRlp9tjZYJ

— James Stewart (@jamespstewart) February 8, 2018

I thought curling was a sport for old balding men but Anastasia Bryzgalova be looking like Megan Fox and suddenly I love curling #Olympics #curling pic.twitter.com/EA7pO3hV3R

— brooke (@SchofiesChoice) February 8, 2018

Anastasia bryzgalova….my new reason to love the winter olympics pic.twitter.com/MbrhJOGlk5

— Gavin Mudford (@muddygav) February 8, 2018

And a star is born.

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Related:

Team USA DOMINATES Russia in Mixed Doubles Curling with 9-3 first-round win https://t.co/MVW1m9tOll

— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) February 8, 2018

Source : https://twitchy.com/gregp-3534/2018/02/08/suddenly-i-love-curling-meet-anastasia-bryzgalova-member-of-russias-curling-team-8-photos-olympics2018/

‘Suddenly I love curling’: Meet Anastasia Bryzgalova, member of Russia’s curling team [8 photos] #Olympics2018
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