Russian men’s Handball team defeated the Czech team (29:21) in Perm on Tuesday and won the license to the 2019 World Championship. Its head coach expressed the opinion that at this tournament the team can not just win the Olympic license, but also take high place.
European Fencing Championships will be held from June 16 to June 21 in the Serbian city of Novi Sad. Russian epee and saber teams prepare for it in the Ozero Krugloe training center near Moscow. While foil fencers (both men and women) train in Sochi, because in Novogorsk everything is devoted to the football team now, said Ilgar Mamedov, head coach of the Russian fencing team.
The head coach of the Russian women’s Water Polo team Alexander Gaidukov said he was satisfied with the third place occupied by his team last week in the World League super finals, and announced plans to win the European Championships, to be held from 14 to 28 July in Barcelona.
Women’s boxing team plans to win five gold medals at the European Championships, which starts on June 5 in Sofia. This is what Secretary General of the Russian Boxing Federation Umar Kremlyov said to the ROC Information Service.
Member of the ROC Executive Committee, President of the Russiaт Ski Association Andrei Bokarev, will continue to work in the FIS Council, the governing body of the International Ski Federation, consisting of 16 representatives of national ski associations (one person from the country).
Four-time world champion in biathlon Vladimir Drachev won the elections and became the President of the Russian Biathlon Union. The elections took place last Friday at the Pearl of Siberia winter sports center in the Tyumen region.
The Figure Skating Federation approved the season’s plans for the couples Yevgenia Tarasova/ Vladimir Morozov and Natalya Zabiako/Alexandr Enbert. Now Maxim Trankov will work with the two-time European champions. Nina Mozer will remain head coach of the group and will support both couples.
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President of the Handball Federation of Russia told the ROC Information Service about the issues, that were discussed today at the meeting of the Handball Federation of Russia Executive Committee.
Today at the reporting and election conference President of the Russian Luge Federation Natalia Garth was re-elected for a new four-year term, and then answered questions from the ROC Information Service.
Russian Taekwondo fighters took 4 gold, 5 silver and 6 bronze medals at the European Championships, which took place from May 10 to May 13 in Kazan. Our teem in the overall standings.