The coaching staff of the Russian national team decided on the roster of the team for the upcoming World Cup 2019 in China. The last candidates who were not included in the final application for the tournament were point guard Alexander Platunov and center point Artem Zabelin.
Thus, the roster of the Russian national team for the World Cup is as follows:
guards: Evgeny Baburin (Nizhny Novgorod, Nizhny Novgorod, 32 years old, 189 cm), Mikhail Kulagin (CSKA Moscow, Moscow, 25 years old, 191 cm), Grigory Motovilov (Spartak-Primorye, Vladivostok, 21 years old, 191 cm ), Andrey Sopin (MBA, Moscow, 22 years old, 186 cm), Vitaliy Fridzon (Lokomotiv-Kuban, Krasnodar, 33 years old, 194 cm).
forwards: Semen Antonov (CSKA, 30 years old, 202 cm), Andrey Vorontsevich (CSKA, 32 years, 207 cm), Andrey Zubkov (Zenit, St. Petersburg, 28 years old, 205 cm), Sergey Karasev (Khimki) , Moscow region, 25 years old, 201 cm), Nikita Kurbanov (CSKA, 32 years old, 202 cm).
center: Evgeny Valiev (Khimki, 29 years old, 205 cm), Vladimir Ivlev (Lokomotiv-Kuban, 29 years old, 207 cm).