Журнал Viche 2015 №9

№9, 2015

Rimma STAROSTINA, “People with disabilities can reach the Olympic pedestals. As long as I live I will prove it”

Lugansk coach Rima Starostin is deservedly called Ukrainian sports legend. Being in a wheelchair the former record holder was able to bring up many champions of Paralympic Deaflympics, World and European Champions, masters of sports. Her merits were appreciated: Rimma Starostina – Honored Worker of Physical Culture and Sports of Ukraine, honored coach of Ukraine, was awarded the Order of Princess Olga of III degree. And the main award - her pupils. For them she was not only a coach, but the closest person. Almost lik a a mom.