Two-time world champion Sokolova also gave up of playing for the Russian national team at Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro but all people from the Russian Volleyball Federation hopes that she will change her mind.
This 38-year-old volleyball player in the previous Olympics 2000. and 2004. won the silver medals.
“Lyubov Sokolova refused to play for the Russian national team at the Olympics, but we hope that she will change her decision” said Vladislav Fadeev and added:
“She is the greatest player but she has serious health problems. Now she is resting, receiving some medical treatments and we will return to this topic. She remains in contact with the coaching staff of the national team of Russia, so we will see ” Fadeyev said for “F-Sport”.
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