Sam Oldham has had Sergey Sizhanov guiding him for 15 years. It is a relationship that glowed at London 2012, survived the torment of a career-threatening injury in 2014 and is now relighting Sam’s ambition after his Olympic disappointment. …
1. Describe Sam in three words
Focused. Fighter. Friend
2. What are your early memories of Sam?
It was my very first training session in Britain in 2001, Sam was 8 and was practising a handstand on the rings. I told him my name, gave him some coaching tips and the rest is history.