Olympic Selection Series: Portuguese Tone To Russia’s Two-Stage Approach To Rio 2016

Russian pace-setter Vladimir Morozov - can he get back to 2013 form and grasp a medal? - photo by Craig Lord

The Russian swimming team will make its final preparations for Rio 2016 to the sound of Portuguese all about them – but not only in Brazil. Acting head coach Sergei Kolmogorov and staff have opted for a two-stage camp aimed at easing “adaptation to the climatic conditions and the time Rio time zone”. A must mission for Russia: to shake off an image tarnished by a high doping-case count

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The Russian swimming team will make its final preparations for Rio 2016 to the sound of Portuguese all about them – but not only in Brazil. Acting head coach Sergei Kolmogorov and staff have opted for a two-stage camp aimed at easing “adaptation to the climatic conditions and the time Rio time zone”. A must mission for Russia: to shake off an image tarnished by a high doping-case count

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