On defecting from Romania:
I didn’t tell my mum. I thought she’d have a heart attack. I told my brother Adrian, who was my best friend and still is. I took him and my sister-in-law close to the Hungarian border with me. Then me and the six other gymnasts walked over the border into Hungary and from there to Austria. I went to the United States embassy and they provided me with a flight to New York. I’ve never talked about it before. It was hard that night. …
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Nadia with fellow Tumble judges (L-R) Craig Heap, Louis Smith, Sebastien Stella
The BBC Reality TV show starts Sat Aug 9th.