Olympic champion Shakirova will return to Kursk

the question of the appointment of Elen Shakirova has been solved, in the near future it was announced officially, — reported in the public “Women’s basketball” with reference to “Izvestia”.

Shakirov well-known Kursk fans. Three years ago the Kursk young team “Invent” the Dynamo reserve team, which was coached Shakirov, was the star of the season. Young girls up to 22 years without foreign players, barely coming in at the “Premier League” took the bronze medal in the Russian Cup and won the “Baltic League”. In the debut season of “Invent” won 32 games out of 34.

In the new season of the famous Russian basketball player Elen Shakirova will coach Dynamo Kursk. It will replace on this post of Serb Momir Tacica. The post of her assistant is a former basketball coach of “Zenith” and Russian national team 48-year-old Vasily Karasev.

However, according to his representative Stanislav Ryzhov, in the case of proposals from the men’s basketball Karasev will be able to leave the coaching staff “Dynamo”, is negotiated in the contract.

Recall that the pandemic is in the early stages of last season and has not been finished, and the place in the Premier League were distributed according to the standings the champion of Russia – 2019/20 became UMMC, second place in the Kursk Dynamo and third place in Orenburg “Hope”.