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ZAGREB, August 29 (Itar-Tass) — Sergei Ovchinnikov, the coach of the Russian women’s volleyball team, was found hanged on Wednesday morning, the Croatian media reports.
The hotel staff found the body of the 43-year-old coach in his room on the fourth floor. The tragedy occurred in the Croatian town of Porec where the women’s volleyball Dynamo club, headed by Ovchinnikov, was holding a training session.
Ovchinnikov’s family and friends believe that frustrating Olympic performance of the Russian women’s volleyball team who lost their quarterfinal match could be a reason behind his suicide.