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Boris Mikhaylov

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 2
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 3
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameBoris Petrovich•Mikhaylov
Used nameBoris•Mikhaylov
Original nameБорис Петрович•Михайлов
Born6 October 1944 in Moskva (Moscow), Moskva (RUS)
Measurements175 cm / 79 kg
AffiliationsCSKA Moskva, Moskva (RUS)
NOC(s) Soviet Union
Ethnic nationRUS

Biography

Boris Mikhaylov began playing hockey with Kristall Saratov in 1962 and joined Lokomotiv Moskva in 1965. In 1967 Mikhaylov joined CSKA Moskva and played there until the end of his career in 1981. With CSKA Moskva Mikhaylov won 11 Soviet titles (1968, 1970-73, 1975, 1977-81) and 11 European Champions Cup titles (1969-74, 1976, 1978-81). He was named MVP of the Soviet Championships in 1978, was the top goal scorer in 1975, 1976, and 1978 and was selected as a member of the best line of the Soviet Championships four times – 1971, 1975, 1978, and 1980.

Mikhaylov played 288 games with the Soviet national team and scored 207 goals. In addition to his three Olympic medals, Mikhaylov won eight World Championships (1969-71, 1973-75, 1978-79) and six European Championship (1969, 1970, 1973-75, 1979). He also won silvers (1972, 1976) and bronze (1977) at the World Championships and silvers (1971, 1972, 1976, 1978) and bronze (1977) at the European Championships. Mikhaylov was the leading scorer at the 1974 World Championships and the top goal scorer at the 1977 and 1978 World Championships, also being named the best forward at the 1973 and 1978 World Championships. Mikhaylov took part in the 1972 and 1974 Summit Series, playing in eight games and scoring three goals in 1972 and playing in seven games and scoring four goals in 1974 and also won the 1979 Challenge Cup between the Soviet Union and NHL All-Stars.

After his playing career end Mikhaylov worked as a head coach of SKA Leningrad (now SKA St. Petersburg) from 1981-84, 1992-97 and 2002-2006 and from 1998-2001 Mikhaylov was the head coach of CSKA Moskva. Since 2007 Mikhaylov has worked as a head coach of Metallurg Novokuznetsk. From 1992-95, 2001-2002 and 2005 Mikhaylov also worked as a head coach with the Russian national team and won the World Championships with them in 1993, silver in 2002, and bronze in 2005. Mikhaylov was inducted into the IIHF Hall of Fame in 2000.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1972 Winter Olympics Ice Hockey (Ice Hockey) Ice Hockey, Men Olympic Soviet Union 1 Gold Representing Soviet Union    
1976 Winter Olympics Ice Hockey (Ice Hockey) Ice Hockey, Men Olympic Soviet Union 1 Gold Representing Soviet Union    
1980 Winter Olympics Ice Hockey (Ice Hockey) Ice Hockey, Men Olympic Soviet Union 2 Silver Representing Soviet Union    

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