Albina Deryugina is the founder of the Ukrainian School of Rhythmic Gymnastics. Hero of Ukraine (for outstanding personal merits in the development of sports), Honored Coach of Ukraine, Honored Worker of Physical Culture and Sports of Ukraine. Honorary President of the Gymnastics Federation of Ukraine. Founder of the legendary "Deryugin School". She brought up a whole galaxy of world-famous Ukrainian gymnasts – Irina Deryugina, Alexander Tymoshenko, Oksana Skaldina, Anna Bessonova and others. The traditional international rhythmic gymnastics tournament "Deryugina Cup" in 1992 was a gift from Irina's daughter to Albina Deryugina's mother. She was awarded the "Order of Merit" II degree, the Order of Princess Olga III degree.