Trefilov said coach Voronkov should apologize to volleyball player Montalvo
Vice President of the Russian Handball Federation Evgeny Trefilov turned to the head coach of women’s volleyball Club “Lokomotiv” Andrey Voronkovwho called Cuban Ailama Montalvo a monkey. His words lead TASS.
Trefilov felt that Voronkov should find the courage to apologize to the black athlete. “Yes, then you can bite off your tongue, but you are a coach, you influence children. Parents have less influence on children than a coach, who for them is both a king and a god, and mom and dad. People came to our country to play,” he said, adding that we need to be more restrained.
May 13 during the match of the women’s championship of Russia Voronkov named Montalvo monkey. “Attention, concentration! Let’s let them go, give them oxygen! Why are you catching again? Why are you catching that monkey again?” – he said during a conversation with the wards. “Uralochka” urged Voronkov to apologize for his remarks against the black volleyball player.
Meeting in Kaliningrad ended with the score 3:2 (25:21, 25:20, 26:28, 20:25, 15:7) in favor of the owners of the site. Lokomotiv won the best-of-three series with a score of 3:2. The team won the gold of the championship of Russia for the second time.