On 84-m to year of life died a famous Soviet handball Galina Tulyakova-Afanasyev, reports TASS.
She played at the point guard position.
Galina Tulyakova-Afanaseva in the part of the Moscow team «Work» («Ray») repeatedly became the champion of the USSR in the 1960-ies.
In 1963, «Ray» became the first Soviet team (both women and men), who won the European Cup.
In the 1960-ies Galina Tulyakova-Afanasyev was captain of the USSR team.
At the end of a player’s career she worked as a coach at the club «Luch».