The head coach of the national team of Russia on Boxing Alexander lebzjak removed from his post. The mentor does not agree with the dismissal and considers it illegal.
“I was dismissed” – said lebsack, whose words leads TASS. “I think his removal from the post of chief coach of the Russian illegal”.
The President of Federation of Boxing of Russia Boris Ivanjuzhenkov. reported that the acting head coach appointed Oleg Menshikov.
Also from his post was removed the Director of the Federation Yevgeniy Sudakov.
The Russian men’s team at the Olympic games in 2016 in Rio de Janeiro has won one gold, one silver and two bronze medals. During the Games lebsack repeatedly in interviews talked about his possible resignation and criticized the work of the Federation of Boxing of Russia.
Lebsack was appointed as the chief coach of Russia in 2012. He also led the team from 2005 to 2008.