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The President of the Russian Paralympic Committee, Vladimir Lukin, commented on the incident with Russian volleyball team at the Paralympic Games in London

01 December 1970
The incident with the shot at the bus with the Russian Raralympic volleyball team was commented by Vladimir Lukin today.{nl}{nl}According to Victor Dyakov, the Head Coach of the Russian Paralympic volleyball team , on Tuesday at the entrance to the sports complex "Excel", where the match between Russia and Morocco was to take place, there was a single shot through the window of the bus with the Russian players. It was a huge hole in a glass. "It looks like a shot” - said Diacov. – “We treated the incident with no panic, but it had left an unpleasant aftertaste”{nl}{nl}In his comments of the incident, Vladimir Lukin said that, the management of the Russian National Team at the XIV Paralympic Summer Games in London insisted on a meeting with representatives of the British security services. They stated that they had investigated the incident. "According to the British police, the hole in a glass of the bus was not made the shot, but by a stone. This statement is being questioned by Russian athletes and coaches. However, we were told by the British side that, they are deeply regret the incident, and will do their best to make sure that the most effective security protection is provided to the Russian delegation from now on and until the end of the Games.{nl}{nl}Vladimir Lukin also added that “the incipent will in no way affect the high spirit and morale of the Russian National Team, which will continue to defend the honor of their country at London 2012 Summer Paralympic Games”



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