Nadia Comaneci impressed by Indian school kids performing gymnastics on street

The video, which came to light on social media, shows two kids somersaulting and cartwheeling with ease.

Nadia Comaneci attends USTA 19th Annual Opening Night Gala Blue Carpet at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.   -  GETTY IMAGES

A viral video of two Indian schoolchildren performing gymnastic moves on the streets has caught the eyes of Olympic great Nadia Comaneci.

The video, which came to light on social media, shows two kids performing a perfect round-off and a side-tuck -  with ease.

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

 

That was high praise coming from the first-ever athlete with a perfect ten score at a gymnastics event at the Olympics. She achieved the feat at the 1976 Montreal Summer Olympics.

Comaneci's comments caught the eye of Kiren Rijiju, the union sports minister. He said, "I've urged to introduce these kids to me."