Nelli Abramova

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Nelli Abramova
Personal information
Full name Nelli Mikhaylovna Abramova
Nationality  Soviet Union
 Russia
Born (1940-08-18) 18 August 1940 (age 77)
Chelyabinsk, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union (now Russia)
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 60 kg (132 lb)
Career
Years Teams
1956–1962 Trud Chelyabinsk
1962–1966 Spartak Irkutsk
1966–1975 Burevestnik Odessa
National team
1964–1967 Soviet Union

Nelli Mikhaylovna Abramova (Russian: Не́лли Миха́йловна Абра́мова) (born 18 August 1940 in Chelyabinsk)[1] is a Jewish former Soviet competitive female volleyball player.[2][3][4] She is an Olympic silver medallist (in 1964) and European champion (in 1967).[5]

Career[edit]

Abramova played from 1956 until 1975, for clubs in the Russian SFSR and the Ukrainian SSR, winning the USSR Cup in 1974.[6] She played for the Soviet Union national team from 1964 to 1967 becoming an Olympic silver medallist (in 1964), Universiade champion (in 1965) and European champion (in 1967).

Clubs[edit]

  • Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic Trud Chelyabinsk (1956–1962)
  • Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic Spartak Irkutsk (1962–1966)
  • Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic Burevestnik Odessa / Medin Odessa (1966–1975)

Honours and awards[edit]

National team
Clubs
  • 1974 USSR Cup (champion with Medin Odessa)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile". Sports Reference. Retrieved 27 December 2016. 
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  5. ^ "Profile". IOC. Retrieved 27 December 2016. 
  6. ^ "Profile". sportufo.ru (in Russian). Retrieved 27 December 2016. 

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