Russian National Rhythmic Gymnastics Team Coach Urges Changes in Team Composition
Azerbaijan, Baku / Trend corr. Z.Safarov / The composition of the Russian Rhythmic Gymnastics team, which will participate in the European Championship in Baku, might be changed.
The web site www.allsport.ru, informed that Irina Viner, the coach, noted that the Grand Prix held in Holon, where her team won four out of five games, was a rehearsal for the Continental Championship.
"There will not be an official performance at the tournament. The programme, which was performed in Holon, will not be changed, we will not change anything. It does not mean that everything is in peace and harmony. I said to the members of team that they would have been observed for two weeks and if they behave ill I would change this man with Yevgeniya Kanayeva. The rules of the European Championship allow injecting changes in the composition at the last moment. I am prepared to make use of these changes," the Coach said.
The Russian team unites Alina Kabayeva, the Olympic Champion of 2004, Vera Sesina, the Olympic Champion of Europe 2006 and Olga Kapranova, the World Champion of 2004.