|08 February 2011|
FIBA Europe News
|Russian Federation Secretary General Natalia Galkina attended the 7th Secretaries General Meeting|
Russian Basketball Federation President Alexander Krasnenkov and Secretary General Natalia Galkina have made a working visit to the FIBA Europe headquarters in Munich.
The recently appointed RFB Secretary General was already in the German city over the weekend, to attend the 7th Secretaries General Meeting & 4th Seminar for National Federations. This occasion presented the newly elected RFB President with the opportunity for the working visit to FIBA Europe.
Mr Krasnenkov and Miss Galkina were introduced to the European governing body’s day to day practices and held talks with FIBA Europe President Olafur Rafnsson and FIBA Europe Secretary General Nar Zanolin.
The discussion revolved around a wide array of issues regarding basketball in Europe and Russia in particular, with both sides looking to enter a stage of close cooperation in the future.
Mr Krasnenkov, who is a veteran player and the former president of Spartak St. Petersburg, was elected President of the Russian Basketball Federation just before last Christmas.