Volleyball

Punks resigned as the head coach of Russian national team. His place was taken by coach disqualified for racism

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Vadim Pankov has resigned as head coach of female Russian national team on volleyball. This was reported on the website of Russian volleyball Federation (IEF).

The resignation of punks were asked to release him from his post for health reasons.

— IEF satisfies the request. We wish Vadim Anatolyevich good health and all the best. Of course, not everything turned out as planned, but while Vadim Medvedev on a post of the head coach had a lot of good. Punks will remain in the coach’s cage IEF, most likely as a coach youth and College teams, — said the President of vfv Stanislav Shevchenko.

Acting head coach will be Italian Sergio Busato.

At the end of August Busato was disqualified by the International volleyball Federation (FIVB) for three games for an offensive gesture. After the victory of the Russian team over the Korean team in the final match of the Olympic qualifying tournament Busato made a face, stretching the eyes to the temples. Guide Korean volleyball is considered racist.

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