Lyudmila Pakhomova was without exaggeration the star of the Soviet Union. Clever and beautiful, Olympic champion, master of sport and a talented coach. Their stage in a duet with Alexander Gorshkov watched with admiration the whole world. However, the skater very early left this world – she was only 39 years old. The cause of the death of Lyudmila Pakhomova still care about her fans.
A brief biography of Lyudmila Pakhomova
Lyudmila was fond of skating since childhood. Her father, a former fan of figure skating, encouraged her passion for this sport.
Lyudmila Pakhomova in his youth
So she continued only from their own perseverance. And this has borne fruit.
A couple of Pakhomova and Gorshkov said Elena Chaikovskaya. As an experienced coach, she immediately understood that they were meant to skate together and play together. Under her leadership, they took second place in the championship of the RSFSR, and after a year took the championship of the country.
Lyudmila and Alexander after another victory
Alexander was there, not only on the ice, but after a workout. Being married, for six years they continued to dance on the ice together, and in 1977, the athletes had a charming daughter, Julia.
Alexander, Ludmila and daughter Julia
What has died skater, whose face was glowing with health? Despite common misconceptions, the cause of the death of Lyudmila Pakhomova had nothing to do with the loads during sports.
The woman did not know about the developing the disease, while her close friend Tatiana Tarasova urged the skater to undergo a full medical examination. In 1979 he was diagnosed with cancer of the lymphatic system.
After such a long time is difficult to say, but close Lyudmila believe that the treatment would bring results, if the woman has not ignored the doctors ‘ orders. For her, figure skating was the meaning of all life, and she managed to escape from under medical supervision, breaking out on the cold ice, to train boys and girls. To the end she continued to coach, even when she became difficult to move. Being bedridden, she passed through the wards friends written instructions for training. Moreover, she wrote an autobiography “monologue after the applause.”
Lyudmila Pakhomova at home
On the death of beloved athletes mourned throughout the Soviet Union. On the day of her funeral on the streets so many people that movement was difficult, and soon stopped altogether. Lyudmila Pakhomova buried next to his father – a war hero.
Grave Of Lyudmila Pakhomova