Polkhovsky will be the main coach of Russian national team on biathlon

As the press service of the Russian biathlon Union this decision was taken at a meeting of the Board of the RBU, which was held on Friday.

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“Decided to forward for approval to the Ministry of sports of the Russian Federation Valery Bolhovskogo candidacy for the position of head coach of national teams of Russia on biathlon in the season 2020/21”, – stated in the message.

the last Two seasons the team was headed by Anatoly Kovantsev. However, the season was frankly a disaster. In addition to gold Alexander Loginov at the world Cup men’s and women’s teams have not won a single victory in the world Cup.

Polkhovsky previously held the post of head coach. He is also Vice-President of the RBU for the organization of activities of national teams of Russia.