11-year-old steals the show in Sochi

Published 02/10 2014 01:13AM

Updated 02/10 2014 03:06AM

SOCHI, Russia - She stole the hearts of the world as she flew high above the crowd during the opening ceremonies for the 2014 Winter Olympics. 11-year-old Liz (Lee-za) Tamnikova (tam-knee-ka-va) arrived at the Sochi Airport, making her way home from the games, to find several members of the media. She described the whole experience as "awesome." The young athlete is actually a gymnast and says one day she will make an appearance in the Olympics.

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