Irina Kirillova

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Irina Kirillova
Personal information
Born (1965-05-15) May 15, 1965 (age 49)
Tula, Soviet Union
Irina Kirillova
Medal record
Women's volleyball
Olympic Games
Competitor for the  Soviet Union
Gold medal – first place 1988 Seoul Team competition
FIVB Women's World Championship
Gold medal – first place 1990 Beijing Team competition
Women's European Volleyball Championship
Gold medal – first place 1989 Stuttgart Team competition
Gold medal – first place 1991 Rome Team competition
Competitor for  Croatia
Women's European Volleyball Championship
Silver medal – second place 1995 Arnhem Team competition
Silver medal – second place 1997 Brno Team competition

Irina Vladimirovna Kirillova also known as Irina Parkhomchuk (Russian: Ирина Владимировна Кириллова) (born May 15, 1965) was a competitive volleyball player and Olympic gold medalist for the Soviet Union, later competing for Croatia.

In the 1990s, Kirilova played for the Croatia women's national volleyball team.[1]

At the 2006 FIVB Women's World Championship, she was the assistant coach to the Russia women's national volleyball team. In 2011, Kirilova became the coach of the Croatian national team,[2] but resigned the position the same year.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vukašinović, Ana (30 November 2010). "Uvezene medalje: Stranci koji su zbog sporta postali Hrvati". 24sata (in Croatian). Retrieved 11 July 2011. 
  2. ^ "Nova izbornica - Baračevi dogovorili: Irina Kirilova vodit će odbojkašice". Večernji list (in Croatian). 2011-02-21. Retrieved 2011-02-21. 
  3. ^ "Fabris: Da je Kirilova ostala, sve bi bilo bitno drukčije". Novi list (in Croatian). 2011-07-12. Retrieved 2013-09-28. 

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