Elise Christie opens up on Sochi nightmare: I was SCARED of skating and couldn’t sleep
Christie had headed to Russia for the 2014 Winter Olympics with high hopes of bringing home gold for Team GB in each of her three events.
However, the speed-skater was disqualified from her 500m final and 1500m heat before being handed another penalty in the semifinal of the 1000m.
Christie was left distraught by the three decisions with images beamed across the world of her in tears after the third catastrophe in the space of just a few days.
“After Sochi, I was really scared for a while,” Christie told the Nottingham Post.
“I struggled to sleep at night and I couldn’t understand why I... read more
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