Dagestani rugby- player to perform at European Championship

Makhachkala, October 28, 2015. Dagestani sportswoman Ashura Akhmedova, acting for the Russian national women's rugby-15 team, will participate in the European Championship, in Unterägeri on October 29 - November 1, the head coach of Dagestan combined team Magomed Gadzhimagomedov says.

The Russian combined team starts the championship with a game against the hosts of the tournament. Before the European Championship, the Russian rugby player prepared in Moscow training camp.

It should be noted, that the national chief coach Valery Bagdasarov included Ashura Akhmedova into the squad to take part in the continental championship.

As for Akhmedova, this was not her first participation in the national team. In November 2014, Akhmedova and two other Dagestani sportswomen Zabiya Medzhidova and Elena Shornikova obtained the bronze medals in the prestigious European tournament "European Trophy", held in Waterloo.

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