Descriptionthe General Director of “Khimki” Pavel Astakhov© Valery sharifulin/TASS
MOSCOW, may 27. /Offset. TASS Andrei Kartashov/. “Khimki”, in the lead in the championship of VTB United League at the time of suspension because of the pandemic of coronavirus, was ready to the decision of the Executive Committee of the Russian basketball Federation (RBF) to determine the champion this season. TASS said General Director of the Moscow club Pavel Astakhov.
“We to this solution were prepared and were treated as formalities. Already used all the clubs of VTB United League voted not to define the champion, so surprise here was not, – said Astakhov. We begin to prepare for the next season and try to prove it and to finish what they started in this season.”
This timespace RBF decided not to determine the winner completed ahead of schedule of the championship of Russia
On Wednesday, the Executive Committee of the RBF decided not to define the champion and prize-winners of the interrupted championship of Russia. The right to conduct delegated VTB United League, it determines the order of revelation of winners and prize-winners of the championship of Russia and summed up. The Executive Committee of the RBF on the basis of the views of the League these outcomes must approve.
VTB United League on March 27 announced the early completion of season 2019/20 because of the threat of the spread of coronavirus, the tournament Directorate decided that the League champion this season will not be determined.
At the end of the tournament the leader in the standings was the suburban “Khimki”, which in 19 matches and won 18. Last season the champion of Russia became CSKA Moscow.