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Olympic gold medallist Nadia Comaneci, first gymnast to score perfect 10, reacts to Indian kids performing gymnastic in viral video

A video of two Indian school children performing gymnastic on a street has caught the attention of many on social media, including retired world-class Romanian gymnast Nadia Comaneci. 

Olympic gold medallist Nadia Comaneci, first gymnast to score perfect 10, reacts to Indian kids performing gymnastic in viral video

A video of two Indian school children performing gymnastic on a street has caught the attention of many on social media, including retired world-class Romanian gymnast Nadia Comaneci. 

In the video which has taken the world by storm this week, a boy and a girl can be seen exhibiting somersaults and cartwheels in their school uniform with apparant ease on the street of India. The clip has so far recieved a total of 1.1 million views on Twitter. 

Sharing the same on her official social media handle, the five-time Olympic gold medallist was full of praise for the two school kids. 

"This is awesome,” Comaneci wrote on Twitter along with the video.  

Later, Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju also shared Comaneci's tweet and urged to introduce these two kids to him. 

"I'm happy that @nadiacomaneci10 tweeted it! As first gymnast who scored perfect 10.0 at the 1976 Montreal Olympics, and then, received six more perfect 10s to win three gold medals, it becomes very special. I've urged to introduce these kids to me," he wrote.

Besides Rijiju, many twitteratis also lauded Comaneci for sharing and appreciating rural talent of India. Here are some of the reactions: 

 

Notably, Comaneci was the first-ever athlete to score a perfect ten at a gymnastics event at the Olympics during the 1976 edition of the prestigious event in Montreal.