Handball Planet

A Film about legendary Igor Turchin

He is the one of the most successful coaches of all time in handball despite he died in 1993 on the playing court. The name of Igor Turchin is well known in world’s of handball. Legendary Ukrainian coach was a founder of Spartak Kyiv, the most successful women’s team in the history of our game (13 time Champions Cup / Champions League winners 1970–1973, 1975, 1977, 1979, 1981, 1983, 1985–1988).

Turchin also won a lot of medals with USSR, among them two Olympic and World’s gold.

More than 20 years after his death, memories on Igor Turchin are recorded in film “To Win it All”.

Igor Turchin’s achievements with USSR:

Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1976 Montreal Team
Gold medal – first place 1980 Moscow Team
Bronze medal – third place 1988 Seoul Team
World Championship
Bronze medal – third place 1973 Yugoslavia Team
Silver medal – second place 1975 Soviet Union Team
Silver medal – second place 1978 Czechoslovakia Team
Gold medal – first place 1982 Hungary Team
Gold medal – first place 1986 Netherlands Team

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