Irina Ilchenko

Irina Anatolyevna Ilchenko (Russian: Ирина Анатольевна Ильченко, born 3 August 1968 in Ivanovo), known as Irina Ilchenko or Irina Smirnova, is a Russian volleyball player. Born in Yekaterinburg, she competed for the Soviet Union at the 1988 Summer Olympics, the Unified Team at the 1992 Summer Olympics, and Russia at the 1996 Summer Olympics.[1]

Irina Ilchenko
Personal information
Full nameIrina Anatolyevna Ilchenko
NicknameИрина Анатольевна Ильченко
NationalityRussia
Born (1968-08-03) 3 August 1968 (age 52)
Ivanovo, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight73 kg (161 lb)
Volleyball information
PositionOutside Hitter
Career
YearsTeams
1984—1991
1992—1993
1993—1994
1995—1998
1998—2001
Soviet Union Uralochka Ekaterinburgo
Italy Impresem Agrigento
Croatia Mladost Zagreb
Turkey Galatasaray Istanbul
Turkey Eczacıbaşı Istanbul
National team
1987—1991
1992
1992—1993, 1996
 Soviet Union
Olympic flag.svg Unified Team
 Russia

She is the mother of the Russian player Ksenia Ilchenko Parubets.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Irina Smirnova-Ilchenko". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2011-04-26.

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