Maigurov was unanimously selected at an extraordinary conference of the organization in Khimki, Moscow Region.

Maigurov was the only candidate for the post after the refusal of the last head of the organization - Vladimir Drachev - to participate in the elections.

Drachev announced his resignation from the post of president of the SBR on July 10. He has been in office since 2018.

Earlier, Minister of Sports Oleg Matytsin praised the activities of Drachev as president of the RRF.