Inna Ryskal

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Volleyball Player
Date of Birth June 15, 1944
Place of Birth Russia
Age 76 years old
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Inna Valerievna Ryskal is a former Soviet volleyball player for the USSR. She was one of the pre-eminent players of the 1960s and the early 1970s, training at VSS Neftchi in Baku. She was a major player to help Soviet Union women's national volleyball team to dominate the World in late 1960s to early 1970s by winning 1968 Mexico City Olympic Games, 1970 FIVB Women's World Championship, 1972 Munich Olympic Games and 1973 FIVB Women's World Cup in row. She achieved an Olympic silver medals in 1964 and 1976. She also won European Volleyball Championship in 1963, 1967 and 1971. In 1972 she was awarded the Order of the Red Banner of Labour.

Full name: Inna Valerievna Ryskal
Nickname: Инна Валерьевна Рыскаль
Nationality: Soviet
Born: Jun 15, 1944, Baku, Azerbaijan SSR, Soviet Union

About Inna Ryskal

Russian volleyball player and two-time Olympic gold medalist, winning in 1968 in Mexico City and in 1972 in Munich.

Before Fame

She won her first Olympic medal when her team took silver at the 1964 games in Tokyo.


She was part of a 1970 Volleyball World Championship Team and European Volleyball Championship teams in 1963, 1967 and 1971.

Family Life

She is the daughter of Berenice and Sergei Ryskal.


She won gold at the 1968 Olympics when American swimmer Debbie Meyer won 3 golds.

Information related to Inna Ryskal

  • Azerbaijani women's volleyball players
  • Soviet women's volleyball players
  • Volleyball players at the 1964 Summer Olympics
  • Olympic volleyball players of the Soviet Union
  • Volleyball players at the 1968 Summer Olympics
  • Volleyball players at the 1972 Summer Olympics
  • Volleyball players at the 1976 Summer Olympics
  • Sportspeople from Baku
  • Honoured Masters of Sport of the USSR
  • Olympic silver medalists for the Soviet Union
  • Olympic medalists in volleyball
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