Gymnast hopes tearful gold will mean funds

By Murray Wenzel
Updated August 6 2022 - 1:48pm, first published 1:44pm
Australian gymnast Alexandra Kiroi-Bogatyreva has won her first Commonwealth Games gold medal. (James Ross/AAP PHOTOS)

Alexandra Kiroi-Bogatyreva hopes her emotional Commonwealth Games gold medal will trigger conversation around the lack of funding for rhythmic gymnastics and inspire the next generation.