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The Olympic Champion from London 2012 Led Belogori to Victory


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Moscow, May 22 – Olympic champion Alexander Volkov, who ended his career as a volleyball player in May, has become the new coach of the Belogorod team, according to the official website of the Belgorod club.
The terms of the contract with the 38-year-old specialist were not called. At the helm of the team, the barrier replaced Boris Kolchin, under whose leadership Belogorye took 5th place in the national championship last season. Volkov finished his football career in early May as Russian champion with Zenit Kazan.
Volkov is the Olympic champion of the 2012 Olympic Games in London as part of the Russian team, and also won the bronze medal at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. In addition, he won the World Cup and the World League in 2011 with the national team.

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“We want to move forward, move forward, so the idea arose to invite a young and ambitious coach with his own vision of modern volleyball. We chose Alexander Volkov. We talked a lot with him about this, and I liked his vision, his demeanor, ambition. A person who longs to be a coach, ”and since destinations Since we agreed with him in terms of the game and the team’s prospects for the future, we decided to meet him halfway. Alexander Volkov has enormous playing and volleyball experience, great authority, which, I hope, will help him quickly reorient himself to the coaching career, ”added Tetyukhin.

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