Natalia Kushnir

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Natalia Kushnir
Personal information
Full name Natalia Grigoryevna Kushnir
Nickname Наталья Григорьевна Кушнир
Nationality Russian
Born (1954-05-06) May 6, 1954 (age 59)
Moscow, Russia
National team
 Soviet Union

Natalia Grigoryevna Kushnir (Russian: Наталья Григорьевна Кушнир; born May 6, 1954) is a former Soviet volleyball player and Olympic silver medalist.1

Kushnir, who is Jewish, was born in Moscow, Russia.12345 She played volleyball for Lokomotiv Moskva, and for the Soviet Union.1

Kushnir and the Soviet Union team won the team gold medal in volleyball at the 1971 European Championships.6 She and the Soviet team won a silver medal at the 1976 Olympics in Montreal, losing to Japan in the finals.136

See also


  1. ^ a b c d "Nataliya Kushnir Biography and Olympic Results". Retrieved July 30, 2011. 
  2. ^ Peter S. Horvitz. The Big Book of Jewish Sports Heroes: An Illustrated Compendium of Sports History and the 150 Greatest Jewish Sports Stars. 2007. Retrieved July 30, 2011. 
  3. ^ a b Paul Taylor (2004). Jews and the Olympic Games: the clash between sport and politics: with a complete review of Jewish Olympic medalists. Retrieved July 30, 2011. 
  4. ^ Bob Wechsler (2008). Day by day in Jewish sports history. Retrieved July 30, 2011. 
  5. ^ Paul Yogi Mayer (2004). Jews and the Olympic Games: sport: a springboard for minorities. Retrieved July 30, 2011. 
  6. ^ a b "Kushnir, Natalia". Retrieved July 30, 2011. 

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