Given the Olympics have officially begun, there are a ton of crazies we need to know everything about.

In honor of the 76th annual Hunger Games I mean 2014 Winter Olympics, the next “Wait…Who’s That?” is…

Liza Temnikova

SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 07:  Liza Temnikova as Lyubov performs during the Opening Ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Fisht Olympic Stadium...

…Because did you SEE the little Russian girl flying around in a nightie during the Olympics opening ceremony on Friday night?

Liza Temnikova, who has been doing gymnastics since she as 6, won the role of the character Lyubov (which means love) after attending an open casting call.

All About Liza Temnikova: The Flying Girl from the Sochi Opening Ceremonies| Olympics, Winter Olympics 2014

Since the ceremony’s theme was “Dreams About Russia,” (lol) Liza’s character was made to be dreaming….about Russia.

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach (left) and Russian president Vladimir Putin (right) wave to the crowd during the opening ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. (Robert Deutsch, USA TODAY Sports)

The cute 11 year old is from a neighborhood north of Sochi and is daughter to 2 taxi drivers.













While her character was superrrrrrrrrrrr freaky, kudos for the HELL that must have been rehearsals for that bit.

Here’s to Liza starting her career — hopefully she will be part of the 2020 Russian Olympics gymnastics team!!

Can’t wait to see what other weirdness is to come!!!

Russian politician Vladimir Putin, riding a horse during during his holidays outside the town of Kyzyl in Southern Siberia (file photo)


Hustla by day, Top Chef by night, Amanda lives in New York via New Orleans via Boston and is thoroughly enjoying the last year before the Quarter Life Crisis begins.

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