Coach of the national team of Ukraine on Greco-Roman wrestling competition was Russian

Тренером сборной Украины по греко-римской борьбе стал россиянин

Arthur Ziganova was supported by the Commission, but the coach won’t leave him

The nominations of the coaches was made in violation of procedures.

Vice-President of Association of wrestling of Ukraine Norik Gevorgyan at a press conference in Kyiv said the Minister of youth and sports of Ukraine Igor Zhdanov appointed to the role of chief coach of the national team of Ukraine on Greco-Roman wrestling Russian citizen Sergei Andreyev, who is already 27 years is the constant coaching practice.

The change of the coaching staff also took place in the national team on free-style wrestling: instead of Ruslan Savlokhov to coach the team will Gregory Danko.

According to the Ministry of sports, candidates Sergei Andreyev and Gregory Danko recommended the Association of wrestling of Ukraine.

Gevorgyan said that the nominations of the coaches was made in violation of procedures.

The Commission approved Alexander Saharuk as a candidate for the post of chief coach of the national team on free-style wrestling, and also expressed support for Arthur Zigalovo as coach of the national team on Greco-Roman wrestling.

According to Norik Gevorgyan, a Ukrainian athletes – members of national teams – are outraged by the decision of the Ministry, which is extremely biased. Many top athletes are going to boycott training under the guidance of new coaches.

Arthur Ziganov recognizes that the microclimate in the national team have deteriorated in connection with the recent changes and this will inevitably lead to failure in sports results. While 2019 is crucial in obtaining sports licenses for the Olympic games 2020 in Tokyo.

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