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RUS W: Former Italian captain goes to Russian second league

by WoV
source: gazzetta.it; Photo: volleywood.net

After the troubled last season full of disappointments, Simona Rinieri, who will be 36 years old in 8 days, goes to Russia, to Leningradka Saint Petersburg.

Simona Rinieri

Simona Rinieri

For the former captain of Italian national team this is not going to be the first experience abroad because in the past she had played in France (Cannes) and Poland (Sopot).

Rinieri has spent last season in Modena and Rovigo and decided to reinforce the team who was relegated from Russian B League and will try to return to the same division in the next season.

Currently, Leningradka is preparing in Italy, in Liguria where they will be next three weeks. The team from Saint Petersburg brought four new players and also the new coach.

Alexandra Polikarpova, Alyona Azarova, Anastasia Burdyukova and Karina Bilalova are newcomers together with the coach Elena Bulgakova who previously coached Stroitel Irkutsk.

See the WoV Community profiles of Rinieri and Leningradka.

For more news from this country, click on Russia.

Also, see Transfers 2013.

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