SOCHI, RUSSIA -- She stole the hearts of the world as she flew high above during the 2014 Winter Olympics games.
Liza Tamnikova, 11, arrived at the Sochi airport on her way home from the games to find several members of the media and spoke with KTVE's Neile Jones.
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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