Russia men's team and Zenit Kazan coach Vladimir Alekno seeks to match or surpass his 2012 achievements
Lausanne, Switzerland, April 17, 2016 – Vladimir Alekno is highly regarded for bringing a string of successes for the Russian men’s national team and club team Zenit Kazan in a single season.
In 2012, Alekno steered Zenit Kazan to win the national title and the CEV Denizbank Volleyball Champions League, and guided the Russia to win the men’s gold medal in the Olympic Games in London.
Alekno has indeed proven his brilliance from the sidelines with his key substitutions in crucial moments that eventually changed the outcome of the match. The Russian coach is known to be a risk-taker, but has been rewarded with the most amazing and memorable triumphs in men’s volleyball.
This season, Alekno will attempt to break new ground as he goes for a second treble. With the national title in the bag, Alekno and his squad will try to replicate their 2012 achievement of taking the European title, this time against Italian club Trentino Diatec in Krakow, Poland.
Alekno could go on further and complete his second treble, as the international season approaches, with the FIVB Volleyball World League and the Rio 2016 Olympic Games coming up in June and August, respectively.
• CEV Champions League
• FIVB Volleyball World League 2016