Inna Ryskal

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Ryskal’, Inna Valerievna


Born June 15, 1944, in Baku. Soviet sportswoman. Honored Master of Sport (1964). Instructor.

As a member of the National Volleyball Team of the USSR, Ryskal’ was a champion at the Olympic games of 1968 and 1972, a world champion in 1970, and a European champion in 1963, 1967, and 1971. Ryskal’ has been awarded the Order of the Red Banner of Labor and various medals.

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