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Valentina Mikhailovna Seliverstova

athlete

Valentina Seliverstova, USSR Athlete.

Background

Seliverstova, Valentina was born on December 24, 1926 in Omsk, Siberia.

Education

Graduated from the Omsk Institute of Physical Culture in 1958.

Career

The only woman in the world to make 3,000 parachute jumps, including 49 world records. 3 times world champion (1954, 1964 and 1966) and 10 times USSR champion (1952-1965). Has over 100 medals including 66 gold.

Started as a coach in 1954. World sports judge from 1966.