The Russian national Luge team continues preparation for the season in Paramonovo, Moscow Region. Until July 20, athletes will work on the start at the push-off strech, and then go to the recovery camp in the Crimea.
On July 18, Ekaterinburg will host the first European Mixed Team Judo Championship in history. The competition will take place on a tatami of the Uralochka Sport Palace with the support of the Russian Copper Company.
On July 14, the European women’s Water Polo championship starts in Barcelona. The Russian team will start the tournament with a match against the Turkish team. Also at the group stage Alexander Gaidukov’s team will play with Serbia (July 15), Germany (July 17), Hungary (July 19) and Spain (July 21). To enter the quarterfinals they need to take at least the fourth place, not lower.
The Modern Pentathlon European Championship will be launched on 17 July in Szekesfehervar, Hungary. President of the Russian Modern Pentathlon Federation (RMPF) Vyacheslav Aminov shared his expectations of the forthcoming tournament.
On September 14 and 15, in Volgograd, at the football arena, which recently hosted the World Cup matches, the Russian men’s Boxing team will hold two match meetings with the fashion legislators in this sport, the Cubans. The Secretary-General of the Russian Boxing Federation gave some details of this extraordinary sporting event.
Andrey Antropov: “Test badminton tournament in Minsk will help the organizers of the European Games prepare for the main start”10 July 2018
The Chairman of the Council of the National Badminton Federation of Russia and Vice-President of the European Badminton Confederation told about his trip to Minsk where he inspected the II European Games badminton facilities and received consultations of the host party on the organization of the competition, which will be held in the capital of Belarus from 21 to 30 June, 2019.
On July 17, Sochi will host the report-election conference of the Bobsleigh Federation of Russia. Among the contenders for Presidency are the current head of the federation, multiple world champion, Olympic medalist Alexander Zubkov, assistant to the Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Anatoly Pegov and former head coach of the Russian national team Oleg Sokolov.
Russia won the medal standings at the European Fencing Championship in Novi Sad, Serbia, by a huge margin. Our team has six gold, two silver and three bronze medals. We showed almost the same result (6+1+3) at the 2016 Continental Championship in Torun, before the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
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.