Vladimir Alekno to Start Work on November 21: IRIVF
- November, 23, 2020 - 18:01
- Sports news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The Islamic Republic of Iran Volleyball Federation (IRIVF) announced that Vladimir Alekno will start his work as Iran coach on November 21.
The Russian will coach Iran at the 2021 Men’s Volleyball Nations League and Tokyo Olympic Games.
Alekno led Russia to a gold medal at the 2012 Olympic Games. The Russian coach had previously helped his country to win a bronze at the 2008 Olympic Games.
Iran volleyball team was without a coach since parting ways with Igor Kolakovic in March.
In the Olympic Games, Iran has been drawn in Pool A along with Japan, Poland, Italy, Canada and Venezuela.
Pool B consists of Brazil, USA, Russia, Argentina, France and Tunisia.