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Lidia Alexeeva (Russia)
Born on July Friday, 1924, in in Moscow, Russia.
Nationality:
Russia

Enshrined as a coach in the FIBA Hall of Fame on September Wednesday, 2007.

Clubs

  • Lokomotiv Moscow: 1943-1946
  • MAI Moscow: 1947-1957

Club Highlights

  • 5 times Champion of the USSR Women's League: 1947, 1951, 1954, 1955 and 1956
  • Champion of the 1952 USSR Cup
  • Champion of the 1956 Spartakiade of the USSR peoples

National Team

  • 22 years (1962-1984) head coach of a URSS Women's National Team that won every single international tournament (Olympic Games, World Championships and European Championships) in which it took part (note: the USSR boycotted the 1979 World Championship for Women in South Korea)
  • 2 times Olympic Gold medalist: Montreal 1976 and Moscow 1980
  • 5 times World Champion: Lima 1964, Prague 1967, São Paulo 1971, Colombia 1975 and Brazil 1983
  • 12 times European Champion: Mulhouse 1962, Budapest 1964, Romania 1966, Italy 1968, Netherlands 1970, Bulgaria 1972, Italy 1974, France 1976, Poland 1978, Yugoslavia 1980, Italy 1981 and Hungary 1983
  • As a player: 4 times European Champion (Budapest 1950, Moscow 1952, Belgrade 1954 and Prague 1956)