Russia will participate in the preparation tournament in Romania, “Trofeul Carpati” and Evgeny Trefilov has still 22 players in his wide squad, but only 18 will take the trip to Romania. For the EHF EURO, he has to decide which sixteen players will travel to France.
Russia is in group B (Nancy) with France, Montenegro, and Slovenia.
Here is the squad of 22 players for this weekend:
Goalkeepers: Anna Sedoykina (Rostov-Don), Elena Utkina (Lada), Kira Trusova (Astrakhanochka)
Leftwings: Polina Kuznetsova (Rostov-Don), Daria Samokhina (Astrakhanochka), Yulia Markova (Dinamo-Sinara)
Leftbacks: Ekaterina Barkalova (Kuban), Anna Sen (Rostov-Don), Elizabeta Malashenko (Astrakhanochka)
Center backs: Daria Dmitrieva (Lada), Yaroslava Frolova (Kuban), Irina Nikitina (Zvezda)
Lineplayers : Maya Petrova and Ksenia Makeeva (both Rostov-Don)
Rightbacks: Anna Vyakhireva, Valeria Maslova (both Rostov-Don), Anna Kochetova, Irina Snopova (both Astrakhanochka), Antonina Skorobogatchenko (Kuban)
Rightwings: Yulia Managarova, Marina Sudakova (both Rostov-Don), Maria Dudina (Kuban)