31. March 2023  
Kiev, UKR  
Rhythmic Gymnastics

Albina Deriugina, the legend of rhythmic gymnastics has passed away

With sadness the world of gymnastics learned that in the 92nd year of life the heart of the legend of world rhythmic gymnastics, the heroine of Ukraine, the member of the Executive Committee of NOC Ukraine, the well-deserved coach of Ukraine Albina Nikolaevna DERIUGINA stopped beating ...!
Albina Deryugina came to rhythmic gymnastics at the beginning of her pregnancy and since her young years is considered the founder of this sport in Ukraine. Over the years of work she has collected more than a generation of gymnasts, winning Olympic awards, winning World and European championships and increasing the sporting fame of Ukraine.