HANDBALL UNION OF RUSSIA
Luzhnetskaya nab 8
RUS-119871 Moscowa

Telephone: +70-95-2010921
Telefax: +70-95-2010924

Russia is qualified directly as defending Champion (1996 European Champion)

Preparation Programme:
 
March 10 - 15 Super-Cup in Germany
May 12 - 27  Training Camp in Germany
List of players:
Please see the next page with the provisional list of players (status: 20th January 1998)

National Coach:
Vladimir Maximov born on October 10, 1945

Coach of National Junior Team in 1981 (2nd place)
Coach of National Junior Team in 1985 (1st place)
Coach of National Junior Team in 1987 (3rd place)
Coach of National Junior Team in 1989 (1st place)
Coach of National Team since 1992

Ranking since 1990:
 
1990 World Championship in Czechoslovakia 2nd place (Sovjet Union)
1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona 1st place (CIS)
1993 World Championship in Sweden 1st place (CIS)
1994 European Championship in Portugal 2nd place
1995 World Championship in Iceland 5th place
1996 European Championship in Spain 1st place
1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta 5th place
1997 World Championship in Japan 1st place