Olympic Games

Russian squad for Rio

Russian squad for Rio
Ibolya Szekeres

Evgeniy Trefilov, the headcoach of Russian national team has also announced his final squad to the Olympic Games. After his team has competed in an inernational friendly tournament in Netherland, Trefilov has decided which players will go to Rio.

The twist in the fifteen players squad is that there is only one lineplayer, three goalkeepers and the Vyakhireva-sisters (Anna and Polina) will compete together first  at the Olympic Games!

The squad:

Goalkeepers: Anna Sedoykina, Tatyana Erokhina, Viktoriya Kalinina
Rightwings: Anna Vyakhireva, Marina Sudakova
Rightbacks: Irina Bliznova, Anna Sen
Pplaymakers: Ekaterina Ilina, Darya Dmitrieva
Leftbacks: Olga Akopyan, Vladlena Bobrovnikova, Viktoriya Zhilinskayte
Leftwings: Polina Kuznetsova, Ekaterina Marennikova
Lineplayers: Maya Petrova

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Ibolya Szekeres

Hungarian living in Norway with a great passion for handball, primarly women handball. Travels all over the world to follow handball matches and tournaments and to write good articles on this website.

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