Russian Ski Jumping teams for next season announced
The Russian team nominations for men's and ladies' Ski Jumping for the 2018/19 season were published last week.
With Evgeniy Klimov, Denis Kornilov, Mikhail Nazarov, Dmitriy Vassilev, Roman Trofimov, Ilmir Hazetdinov and Mikhail Maksimochkin, seven athletes were named to the men's A-team. This group will be coached by head coach Evgeniy Plekhov, together with Alexandr Garanin and Ilya Rosliakov.
In the B-team of the coaches Gennadiy Chizhov and Ildar Fatkullin are Vladislav Boyarintsev, Kirill Kotik, Alexander Bazhenov, Nikita Tovkes, Zakhir Dzhafarov and Nikolai Matavin.
Seven athletes were also named to the ladies' A-team, these are Irina Avvakumova, Anastasia Barannikova, Sofya Tikhonova, Alexandra Kustova, Alexandra Barantseva, Ksenya Kablukova and Lidya Iakovleva. The coaches of the best Russian female ski jumpers are Roman Kerov and Ruslan Shestoperov.
Marya Iakovleva, Anna Shpyneva, Anna Zhukova, Alina Borodina and Kristina Prokopieva are on the B-team, coached by Dmitriy Tikhonov and Sergey Lysov.