Russian fencing team shaves coach’s head clean after scoring 7 medals in Rio
Russian fencing champions Yana Egoryan and Timur Safin made sure their coach Ilgar Mamedov honored his promise, and shaved him bald after the team took two gold medals more than needed for the two to win their bet, RT reports.
Mamedov promised to go bald should the athletes bring home at least two golds. The Russian team has clinched four gold, one silver, and two bronze medals.
Humorous footage made it to everyone’s TV sets and computer screens as the press and attendees stood by filming the spectacle of a happy Safin shaving Mamedov’s head clean. The Team Russia coach also joked that they might have to do a repeat job.