The Russian national team’s first goalkeeper, Anna Sedoykina suffered a knee injury in the match between Russia and Sweden in the third round. The match ended with a 36-34 Russian victory, however, the Russian team couldn’t be completely happy with the result. Their starting goalkeeper, Anna Sedoykina suffered a knee injury in the second half and couldn’t leave the court without help. Since then, the medical examinations have proven that the 32-year-old Rostov Don goalkeeper suffered an ACL rupture and therefore, she is out of the Olympic Games and the rest of the year 2016. The Russian team has already made the substitution in the squad before the match against Argentina, Sedoykina was replaced by Tatiana Erokhina for the rest of the Olympic tournament. The other Russian goalkeeper is Viktoriia Kalinina, she had a leading role in the victory against South Korea in the first round from seven goals behind. She had a 69% of efficiency in that match and helped Russia turn the match around. The Russian girls are the only unbeaten team of the tournament so far: they collected five victories in their five matches in Rio de Janeiro.
Sedoykina out with injury