Basketball women’s national team of Russia held the first training session the training camp in Novogorsk.
It is noted that the session was attended by 10 players — we are talking about Victoria Zavyalova, Julia Kozik, Ksenia Levchenko, Abigborodo Adelina, Yulia Gladkova, Nina Glonti, Raisa Musina, Camille Ogun, Josseline Maiga and Elizaveta Shabanova.
Even some of the players and coaches continues to quarantine in accordance with medical Protocol of the Ministry of sports of the Russian Federation. The whole team on Wednesday passed the mandatory testing COVID-19. A number of players, and head coach Alexander Kovalev and his assistant Dmitry Shumikhin, on the morning of 23 July passed repeated tests to join the team on Friday.
— It’s great that we managed to organize this gathering in Novogorsk. And we are very grateful to the Ministry of sport of the Russian Federation for this opportunity. Pandemic for several months deprived us of basketball, but now, finally, the national women’s team has the opportunity to come back to the site and to work productively, to lay the Foundation for the next season. We have a fairly young team, which thanks to this collection has a great opportunity to experience together. During the season of little breaks for national team matches is clearly not enough, — said the President of the League, Andrei Kirilenko.
Collection women’s national team of Russia in Novogorsk will last until August 15.