"To see his dreams come true was amazing," Liukin says."Even though we're not in the same sport, we got to connect at the same level because there's nothing like the Olympics.
She is the 2008 Olympic individual all-around champion, the 20 world champion on the balance beam, and the 2005 world champion on the uneven bars. With nine World Championships medals, seven of them individual, Liukin is tied with Shannon Miller for the third-highest tally of World Championship medals (among U. and settled first in New Orleans before moving to Texas.
Liukin was born on October 30, 1989, in Moscow, Russia SFSR, Soviet Union.
She enrolled as a freshman international business major at Southern Methodist University in January 2008, and took a leave from classes to concentrate on preparations for the 2008 Olympic Games.
She returned to campus in spring 2009, but her travel schedule and professional commitments caused her to withdraw before the end of the semester.
And when she tells me things are going to be fine, I really believe it."Handling Controversy This week was no exception. "You work your hardest all year and when have something like that happen to you, it crushes you a little bit.
After Lysacek's victory, the Russian delegation complained that silver medalist Evgeni Plushenko should have won because he completed a quadruple jump and Lysacek did not, even though the Olympic judges' scores revealed that Lysacek had the better all-around long program and superior jumps, spins and footwork to Plushenko."I think he's handling the controversy well," says Liukin, who lives in Dallas and travels to L. Evan was a little upset, and I told him, 'You have worked your entire life and you have achieved the biggest reward in your sport, so enjoy every aspect of it.' "After Lysacek's win, they did. A., says Liukin, "We hang out, go to dinner and movies, and lay low. It's like hairdressers- never trust a straight hairdresser.
In October 2011, Liukin announced that she was returning to gymnastics with the hopes of making a second Olympic team.
She represented the United States at three World Championships and one Olympic Games.
In August, Lysacek went to Dallas to cheer on Liukin during her gymnastics comeback at the U. For me, it's easier to do it then watch it," says Lysacek, 24.
The couple switched roles this week when Liukin, 20, traveled to Vancouver to root for Lysacek.
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