Russian Prokunin officially resigned as head coach of the female national team of Ukraine on biathlon

Россиянин Прокунин официально покинул пост главного тренера женской сборной Украины по биатлону

Russian expert Andrei Prokunin announced that he is leaving the post of the senior trainer of the female national team of Ukraine on biathlon and explained his decision.

The decision was taken on the basis of the coaching Council, held on March 29.

I want to report that today I am the senior trainer of the female national team of Ukraine. The action, which was proposed by the Federation is not satisfied with me as a coach.

I want to grow, to develop, but due to the fact that many of the athletes are individually training with personal trainers, I see no opportunity for self-realization. So I decided to write this post and to give an opportunity to this role other professionals” – quoted Prokunina portal biathlon.com.ua.

Also the coach change was commented by the President of the biathlon Federation of Ukraine Volodymyr Brynzak.

The termination of cooperation with our team – the decision of Andrew Prokunina to which we are sympathetic. On today’s coaching tip, we discussed the question of further organization of the work of the team. And if the male is already a certainty, that the female national team, the questions remain until the second half of April. We decided to have more trust in our professionals and in the coaching staff, and service group. Therefore, we will gradually stop the practice of inviting foreign specialists
– said Vladimir Brynzak.

Sport 24 wrote that on Monday, March 26, male and female teams of Ukraine biathlon returned to Kiev after the last world Cup. At the airport “Borispol” the team met a lot of fans with flowers and posters.

The last world Cup stage in Holmenkollen 2018/2019 ended on 24 March. Now the athletes will be on vacation.

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