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RIO 2016 W: Marichev announced final roster – Kosheleva IN, Startseva OUT!

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Russia head coach Yuri Marichev announced the final roster for the upcoming Olympic Games 2016. There is one big surprise…




Marichev decided to cut Dinamo Kazan star Evgenia Startseva from the list! At the same time, Russia head coach decided to bring two libero players to Rio, while it is also important to mention that Tatiana Kosheleva is among the 12-player squad, which means that she has recovered from injury.  

This is the team of Russia which will play in Rio.

Setters: Kosyanenko, Vetrova.

Receivers: Kosheleva, Voronkova, Sherban.

Opposites: Goncharova, Malygina.

Middle blockers: Zaryazhko, Samoilenko, Fetisova.

Libero: Malova, Yezhova.


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