Sergio Busatto: Mr Song / RIA Novosti
The international volleyball Federation (FIVB) has opened disciplinary proceedings in respect of which showed racist gesture coach of female Russian national team Sergio Busato. On Saturday, August 17, with reference to own source in the press service of the organization reports TASS.
The punishment for a specialist, not specified.
Busato depicted narrow eyes after the victory of the Russian women’s volleyball team over South Korean team in the final match of the Olympic selection 4 Aug. The South Korean Federation, the gesture is considered racist and wrote a complaint to the FIVB. All-Russian volleyball Federation expressed readiness to apologize for the behavior of the coach, but refused to punish him.
The specialist said that he did not want to insult the opposing team. “I respect team Korea and just celebrated the fact that we’re going to the Olympic Games to Japan,” he said.
In the match against the Koreans, the Russians won with a score of 3-2 (21:25, 20:25, 25:22, 25:16, 15:11) and won a ticket to the Olympics in 2020. The team became the first Russian team in the team sports, got a ticket for the Games in Tokyo.
Video, photo All from Russia.