Descriptionthe President of the Russian basketball Federation Andrei Kirilenko© Stanislav Krasilnikov/TASS
MOSCOW, August 9. /Offset. TASS Andrei Kartashov/. The current President of the Russian basketball Federation Andrei Kirilenko strives to help develop the sport in the country and is not going to get involved in polemics with opponents in the upcoming elections. This he told TASS.
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The basketball Federation of Krasnoyarsk region on 7 August advanced coach Eduard Sandler, President of RBF. Sandler in the past six seasons headed three clubs men’s super League (the second power of the Russian division) – “Spartak-Primorye”, “East-65” and “Sakhalin”, becoming the latest winner in the season-2015/16. The other candidate is currently the acting head of the RBF Kirilenko, who was put forward by the Federation of Udmurt Republic and Moscow.
“I’m not going [to the polls] to compete with someone. And I don’t want to get involved in a debate with any candidate – said Kirilenko. – Krasnoyarsk Federation has nominated this candidate, and I have to respect that choice. I have the desire to help our basketball, and that’s what I would like to see the others.”
Elective conference RFB will be held on August 20.