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Former coach of Israel’s national gymnastics team switches to Russian squad

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The former coach of Israel’s national rhythmic gymnastics team, Ira Vigdorchik, has signed up to work with the Russian squad instead. Vigdorchik confirmed the development in a statement.

Vigdorchik, who for years coached the Israeli troupe, was let go this year following the Tokyo Olympics.

According to the Walla news website, Vigdorchik, 57, was given the position 10 days ago. She is considered to be close with the Russian gymnastics association where she is held in great esteem, according to the report.

Vigdorchik will prepare the Russian team for the coming Paris Olympics in 2024.

The Russians are also scheduled to be in Israel next year when the........

© The Times of Israel

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