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Three-time Olympic champion Andrey Lavrov was dismissed from the post of first Vice-President of the handball Federation of Russia (FGR) for truancy. About it reports “R-Sport” with reference to the General Director of FGR Lev Voronin.
“Not put under any doubt what the merits of Andrey Ivanovich Lavrov before the handball as a great player. But the dismissal has actually occurred due to absenteeism,” said Voronin.
55-year-old laurels were won at the Olympic games in 1988, 1992 and 2000. In 2004 he became the bronze prize-winner of competitions in Athens. He participated in five Olympics. He also twice won the gold medal of the world championship.
In 2000, the international handball Federation has put Lavrov on the third place in the list of the best players of the twentieth century. The position of first Vice-President he took over in 2011.
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