Pavel Ioseliani -. Honored coach of the USSR, coach of the USSR team in swimming 1951-1992 years. Honored Worker of Physical Culture, a veteran of the Great Patriotic War and Second world war. After graduating of the Moscow Regional College of Physical Education in 1941, he was drafted into the red army. Pavel Nikolaevich was awarded with the «Great Patriotic War» II of degree, medals «For Victory over Germany» and «For the Defense of the Caucasus».
Among the sportsmens of Pavel famous athletes — Alexander Samsonov, winner of the World Universiade-73 Soviet championships, European, World and Olympic Games 1972, champion of the USSR and Europe, the famous swimmer bronze medalist of the XIX Olympiad in Mexico City Vladimir Nemshilov, winner of the European Championship and II world Championship, European champion Anatoly Rybakov, bronze medalist of XXV Olympic games in the relay race 4×100 meters Elena Shubina. In 1973 Ioseliani was awarded as the best swimming coach of the USSR.
Swim illustrated congratulates great coach with his birthday! We wish to Pavel health, happiness and peace!