Descriptionthe General Director of VTB United League Ilona Korstin© Artyom Korotayev/TASS
MOSCOW, may 27. /Offset. TASS Andrei Kartashov/. The decision of the Executive Committee of the Russian basketball Federation (RBF) do not define the champion and prize-winners completed ahead of schedule of the championship of Russia was adopted unanimously. TASS said General Director of VTB United League, member of the Executive Committee of the RBF Ilona Korstin.
On Wednesday, the Executive Committee of the RBF decided not to define the champion and prize-winners of the championship of Russia, which was not finished due to the pandemic coronavirus.
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“The Executive Committee of the RBF approved the current classification of Russian teams in VTB United League on the date of the last played match without the title of “champion” and without determining the winners. The decision was taken unanimously – said Korstin. We relied on the recommendation of the Ministry of sports of Russia, the current classification without determining the champion was adopted not only in the championship of Russia, but in the other men’s professional leagues, including the Junior League of VTB”.
“The regulations did not foresee such an extraordinary situation and all scenarios, because of this disagreement. Now, thanks to the edits clearly States that VTB United League determines the order of revelation of winners and prize-winners of the championship of Russia, and also summarizes their results. In the future, the Executive Committee of the RBF submitted claims data,” said Korstin.
The right to host the championship of Russia delegated the VTB United League. On 27 March, the League has 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.