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Valentin Kuzin

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameValentin Yegorovich•Kuzin
Used nameValentin•Kuzin
Original nameВалентин Егорович•Кузин
Born23 September 1926 in Novosibirsk, Novosibirsk (RUS)
Died13 August 1994 in Moskva (Moscow), Moskva (RUS)
Measurements175 cm / 79 kg
AffiliationsDynamo Moskva, Moskva (RUS)
NOC Soviet Union
Nationality Russian Federation

Biography

Valentin Kuzin started his career in 1948 with Dynamo Novosibirsk, joining Dynamo Moskva in 1950, and playing there until the end of his playing career in 1961. He won one Soviet title in 1954. Besides his Olympic gold, Kuzin was a World Champion in 1954 and 1956 and won silver at the World Championships in 1955. He also won European Championships in 1954-56 and won gold in 1953 at the World Student Winter Games.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1956 Winter Olympics Ice Hockey (Ice Hockey) URS RUS Valentin Kuzin
Ice Hockey, Men (Olympic) Soviet Union 1 Gold

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