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MEN'S AND WOMEN'S RUSSIAN SITTING VOLLEYBALL TEAMS WILL TAKE PART IN INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIONS IN THE NETHERLANDS

01 July 2021
An international sitting volleyball tournament will take place in Assen (Netherlands) from 2 to 4 July.

Assen will be the final international sitting volleyball competition ahead of the Tokyo Paralympic Games .

The medals of the men's tournament will be drawn in a round robin system between 7 national teams - participants of the Games in Tokyo by Russia, Germany and Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as the national teams of Serbia, the Netherlands, Croatia and Ukraine.

6 teams will take part in the women's tournament, which will play in a round robin system, after which matches will take place for 1st, 3rd and 5th places. The Russian national team will meet with its rival in the Paralympics - the US national team, as well as the national teams of Ukraine, Germany, Slovenia and the Netherlands.

TEAM COMPOSITIONS

Men's team:
Team captain - Alexander Savichev (Sverdlovsk region)
Alexander Baychik (Moscow region)
Anatoly Krupin (Sverdlovsk region)
Alexey Volkov (Sverdlovsk region)
Evgeny Volosnikov (Sverdlovsk region)
Ilnar Zinnatullin (Sverdlovsk region)
Andrey Lavrinovich (Sverdlovsk region)
Victor Milenin (Sverdlovsk region)
Alexander Reznichenko (Sverdlovsk region)
Denis Shestakov (Sverdlovsk region)
Mikhail Charykov (Sverdlovsk region)
Vladimir Pankratov (Sverdlovsk region)

Women's team:
Team captain - Tatiana Ivanova (Moscow)
Irina Smirnova (Moscow)
Julia Mednikova (Moscow)
Marina Karaseva (Moscow)
Lyubov Permyakova (Moscow)
Ekaterina Okorokova (Moscow)
Elizaveta Kunstman (Moscow)
Olga Arbatskaya (Moscow)
Anna Godovitsyna (Moscow)
Svetlana Churakova (Moscow)
Svetlana Kalachkina (Moscow region)
Irina Panina (Moscow)

The senior coach of the Russian National Team is Alexander Ovsyannikov.




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