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The Opening of Ekaterina Gamova Sport School in Kazan

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Kazan fans were able to see Ekaterina Gamova on the court again today! However, one of the most famous volleyball players in the world appeared neither as a player nor as a coach. Gamova opened a sports school in Kazan, which will carry her name.

“The idea came long ago with mutual agreement with Dinamo Kazan, which supported the idea that’s been able to organize a school where children can learn volleyball” – Gamova said.


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However, Gamova herself has no plans to be a coach. She said she is not ready for the profession. Gamova thinks that young volleyball players should be trained by professional coaches, but she is happy to give advise and helpful tips to the young players.

Recall that Ekaterina Gamova spent six years in Dinamo Kazan,  and became five times national champion, twice won the Russian cup and won the Champions League in season 2013/14. After the end of the previous season, Ekaterina decided to retire. Now deciding in what area to continue her career.

“During the rest period, I gain strength. I try to discover something new. I will comment on the Olympic Games in one of the TV channels. In general, nothing serious. I can say that I am in search of work” – Gamova said (smiling).


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No news yet about where fans can watch her farewell game on TV or online?????????????