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Russian National Wheelchair Basketball Team took part in the European Championship in Division A

10 September 2019

The European Championship in Division A in wheelchair basketball ended in the Polish city of Walbrzych.

Starts took place from August 28 to September 9.

At the group stage of the competition, the Russian National Team was defeated by the Turkish National Team (63-52), Spain (101-35), Netherlands (72-40), Israel (58-36) and France (76-66).


In a bid for the 9th place, Russian athletes lost to the teams of Switzerland (77-70) and Austria (62-56).


The UK National Team became the winner of the competition, who defeated the National Team of Spain in the final (77-52).


The Turkish National Team took the third place.


The Russian National Team was consisted by:

Captain – Eugeniy Ermolinskiy (Saint Petersburg)

Aleksei Gorodetskiy (Tyumen region)

Vasiliy Kochetkov (Samara region)

Vasiliy Laikov (Saint Petersburg)

Eugeniy Poslanichenko (Saint Petersburg)

Vitaliy Rakov (Republic of Tatarstan)

Andrei Bondarenko (Tyumen region)

Marat Khisamutdinov (Republic of Tatarstan)

Eugeniy Lazarev (Saint Petersburg)

Dinar Kamaliev (Republic of Tatarstan)

Ruslan Kozhevnikov (Republic of Tatarstan)

Dmitriy Sitnikov (Saint Petersburg)

Head coach of the National Team – Dmitriy Olenevskiy.

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