"I just burnt my skin by having too many of these vodka-soaked compresses," Pechonkina told the All Sport news agency. "It's too bad because I missed most of the year with this injury."
Those crazy Russians. I always thought you were supposed to drink vodka. Maybe this is another way to get more vodka into your system after imbibing as much the body will allow. I'll let the Russians' do the work on this one. I wonder if the authorities test for this as a performance enhancing drug. I mean, she is the world record holder.