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Beautiful Russian Rugby Players

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Women’s rugby


Women’s rugby in the USSR and Russia began to develop in 1989, 30 years later than in England and other countries.
In 1989, two women’s teams were established: Victoria (Moscow) coached by V. Semenov and I. Kogan, consisting primarily of athletes and Kommunalshik (Barnaul) coached by V. Kobzev, consisting of field hockey players.
In 2004, Women’s Rugby Committee was formed and headed by Irina Muravyova.
Sports schools, developing women’s rugby, located in Novokuznetsk, Prokopyevsk (Kemerovo region), Rostov-on-Don, Moscow and Moscow region.
Let’s have a look at the most beautiful Russian rugby players.

Elena Shevtsova
She is a coach administrator, champion and Cup of Russia winner. Since 2006 Elena was a player of the Russian national team. In 2013, she became a coach due to the injury. Her nose was broken and she missed more than six months.
Elena Shevtsova

Elena Shevtsova. photo: vk.com


Elena Gamova
Elena is a midfielder, European Championship bronze medalist, Cup of Russia winner, five-time Champion of Russia. Gamova is one of the few Russian national team representatives, having the experience of playing abroad. In 2009, she transferred to the Turkish Fenerbahce.
Elena Gamova

Elena Gamova


Anna Gottseva
Anna is a forward, European Championship bronze medalist, Cup of Russia winner.
Anna Gottseva

Anna Gottseva


Natalia Alexeeva
Natalia is a defender, Cup of Russia winner. She repeatedly appeared on the pages of glossy magazines and became the winner of various projects such as Girl of the Month.
Natalia Alexeeva

Natalia Alexeeva


Nadezhda Yarmotskaya
Nadezhda is a midfielder. At first she tried her hand at handball, and it was her former handball coach who invited the girl to play rugby.
Nadezhda Yarmotskaya

Nadezhda Yarmotskaya


Evgenia Ivanova
Evgenia is a forward, European Championship bronze medalist, Cup of Russia winner.
Evgenia Ivanova

Evgenia Ivanova


Anastasia Muharyamova
Anastasia is a defender, European Championship bronze medalist, Cup of Russia winner. The girl was engaged in rugby at the age of 17, and before that she did athletics and played mini football. Now she is a captain of the national team.
In 2007, Muharyamova was recognized as the best rugby player in the country.
Anastasia Muharyamova

Anastasia Muharyamova. Photo: Facebook.com


rugby logo

Logo of the Russian national team. Because of it the girls are often called she-bears.