The Russian women’s team, led by head coach Svetlana Ivanova, are intensively preparing for Olympic qualification matches in the Australian city of Perth.
Together with the Russian national team in Perth, there is Georgy Valentinovich Galashev, vice president of the FHTR.
The qualification matches, which will be held on October 25 and 26, the team will be joined by the Head of the Russian delegation, President of the FHTR Nikolai Vadimovich Alexandrov.
The girls are training at the hockey stadium in Perth, and are getting used to the heat of about 30 degrees and the scorching sun.
All players are in a cheerful mood and are ready to give a decisive battle to an opponent, the Australian national team, which, recall, takes second place in the ranking of the International Field Hockey Federation.
Olympic qualification matches from Australia will be broadcast on the FIH.LIVE website .
Olympic qualification. Women Perth, Australia
10/25/2019. 10 a.m. Australia – Russia
10.26.2019. 2 p.m. Australia – Russia
* Moscow time of the beginning of matches is indicated.
The winner of the sum of two meetings receives a ticket to the Tokyo Olympics 2020.