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Russian Biathlon Union and Sport Ministry approved a coaching staff composition of the Russian national team

Today the Russian Biathlon Union and the Sport Ministry of the Russian Federation approved a structure and personnel of the coaching staff of the Russian biathlon team for the Olympic season 2013/2014.

The structure and personnel of the coaching staff were approved by majority of the RBU Executive Committee on the basis of recommendations of the Expert Council of the Sport Ministry for strengthening of the Russian team's coaching staff.

Nikolay Lopukhov will continue to head the men's team next season. Sergey Konovalov and Pavel Lantsov will help him. 

Experienced Alexander Selifonov was appointed as a head coach of the women's team. Alexander worked with the team at the Olympic Games 2010. Wolfgang Pichler, who trained the team for the last two seasons, and shooting coach Pavel Rostovtsev will remain with the team. Another famous specialist of physical training Sergey Efimov will join the team for the next season.  

RBU Media Office