Elena Chebukina

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Yelena Chebukina
Personal information
Full name Yelena Vasilyevna Chebukina
Nationality  Russia
Born (1965-10-11) 11 October 1965 (age 51)
Almaty, Kazakhstan
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 77 kg (170 lb)
National team
1983-1993 Russia

Yelena Vasilyevna Chebukina (Russian: Елена Васильевна Чебукина; from 1987-1989 Ovchinnikova; born 11 October 1965) is a Russian volleyball player, who was a member of the national team that won the gold medal at the 1988 Summer Olympics.

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

She started to play in the Italian Volleyball League in 1992 with Irina Smirnova Ilchenko for Impresem Agrigento, ended third in the regular season. During the season 1993-94 she played for PVF Latte Rugiada Matera. With the team PVF Latte Rugiada Matera she won the European Super Cup in 1993, the Italian Cup and the Italian Championship in 1994. Later on, the following years, she also played for Tradeco Altamura. In 1999 with Foppapedretti Bergamo she won the Italian Super Cup and the Champions League in 2000. She ended her career playing for Despar Perugia from 2000 to 2002.


  1. ^ Vukašinović, Ana (30 November 2010). "Uvezene medalje: Stranci koji su zbog sporta postali Hrvati". 24sata (in Croatian). Retrieved 11 July 2011. 

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