Remember the 'most beautiful volleyball player' Sabina Altynbekova? Here's what she's up to these days

7 October 2015 / 1 year 2 weeks ago

18-year-old Sabina Altynbekova enjoyed her time in the sun for a while a few months back with the media labeling her as the most attractive volleyball player in the world. 

Now she's still playing volleyball, but in a different country. 

According to Ejinsight, the Kazakh athlete has signed for GSS Sunbeam Club in Japan.

She is the first foreign player to play in a Japanese team.

Some in her home country Kazakhstan however have criticised the move, saying that she was betraying her homeland.

Altynbekova has hit back at her critics, saying that playing for a foreign club is different from playing for a foreign country. 

She has also said that she expects her foreign experience to help her contribute more to Kazakhstan’s volleyball scene.

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