Viktor Ahn wanted to return to Russia

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The Union of skaters of Russia is going to invite the sixfold Olympic champion in short track Victor Ana as a trainer next season. About it reports TASS .

According to the head of the organization Alexei Kravtsov, the Russian side keeps in touch with Ahn and discusses various options for cooperation. However, he noted that in the current season of the short-tremist definitely not going back to Russia. “Too many questions, logistics is also present, because he had a family. We will return to this issue next season,” added Kravtsov.

According to South Korean TV channel YTN, But may take place in the coaching staff of the China national team in short track. The athlete has not commented on this information.

An football career ended in September 2018 and refused to work as a coach in Russia. It was later revealed that the departure of the athlete was dictated by family circumstances.

Short-tremist became a Russian citizen in 2011. An three times became the Olympic champion, representing the first South Korean national team and later playing for Russia. In addition, he is an 18-time world champion.

Video, photo All from Russia.



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