Abramova was a member of the Soviet Union's women's volleyball team at the 1964 Tokyo Games, the first time indoor volleyball was an Olympic event. During the tournament, the Soviets did not lose a set in the preliminary round, defeating Romania, Korea, Poland, Hungary, and the United States. In the final, Abramova and the Soviet team lost to Japan, 3-0, and were awarded the silver medal.
Abramova was a member of the Soviet Union's 1967 European Championship team (one of her teammates was Valentina Vinogradova.
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Jewish Sports Legends: The International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame, by Joseph Siegman (Washington, D.C.: Brassey's, 2000)
New York Times, October 11-October 25, 1964