An Italian coach of the Russian women’s volleyball team has been accused of racism after making a “slant eye” gesture following victory against South Korea in Olympic qualifying.

Russia defeated South Korea in five sets on home soil in Kaliningrad at the weekend, booking their spot in next year’s Summer Games in Tokyo.

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Following the match, Russian assistant coach Sergio Busato was pictured appearing to make a “slant eyed” gesture amid the celebrations.

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