Today on 75-m to year of life died a famous Soviet volleyball player Galina Leontieva, champion of the Olympiads of 1968 and 1972, the official website of the Russian volleyball Federation.
Galina Leontyeva is an outstanding binder of the Leningrad «Spartacus» and the USSR national team.
In 1959-62 years she played for Leningrad «Labor reserves», 1962-78 for Spartak Leningrad.
Galina Leontyeva is a two – time Olympic champion, champion of world Universiade 1965, European champion in 1967 and 1971, world champion, 1970.
By the end of his playing career she worked as a coach in Leningrad.