11. 09. 2019

EUROVOLLEY 2019 M: Russia head coach Sammelvuo makes 2 changes in roster compared to Olympic Qualifier

Source: sport-express.ru; Photo: volleyball.ioqt.2019.fivb.com

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Russia National Team, one of major favorites for winning the 2019 CEV European Men’s Volleyball (September 12-29), will play Pool C (Ljubljana) and will face one of the co-hosts Slovenia, Turkey, Finland, North Macedonia and Belarus.

 

Russia National Team, one of major favorites for winning the 2019 CEV European Men’s Volleyball (September 12-29), will play Pool C (Ljubljana), facing one of the co-hosts Slovenia, Turkey, Finland, North Macedonia and Belarus.

Tuomas Sammelvuo has chosen which 14 players to take to the 2019 EuroVolley and, compared to the roster that competed in the FIVB International Olympic Qualifier a month ago, in which “Zbornaya” earned a promotion to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, two players are missing: an outside hitter Fedor Voronkov and libero Roman Martyniuk. They were replaced with Anton Karpukhov and Evgeniy Andreev.

The 14-player list of Russia National Team:

Setters

Alexander Butko

Igor Kobzar

Opposite hitters

Maksim Mikhailov

Viktor Poletaev

Middle blockers

Artem Volvich

Ilyas Kurkaev

Dmitriy Muserskiy

Ivan Iakovlev

Outside hitters

Dmitriy Volkov

Anton Karpukhov

Egor Kluka

Anton Semyshev

Liberos

Valentin Golubev

Evgeniy Andreev

 

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