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Dárius Rusnák

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameDárius•Rusnák
Used nameDárius•Rusnák
Born2 December 1959 in Ružomberok (SVK)
Measurements184 cm / 87 kg
AffiliationsSlovan Bratislava, Bratislava (SVK)
NOC Czechoslovakia
Nationality Slovakia

Biography

Dárius Rusnák was a Slovakian center who played most of his Czechoslovakian career with ŠK Slovan Bratislava, playing for them from 1976-87 and 1988-89, with one year with HC Dukla Jihlava in 1987-88. He finished his career with four seasons in Finland with KalPa Kuopio, retiring in 1993. Rusnák was drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 11th round of the 1987 NHL Entry Draft but never played professionally in North America.

Rusnák played in only one Winter Olympics, winning a silver medal in 1984. He won a bronze medal at the 1981 Canada Cup tournament, and played at five World Championships – 1981-83, 1985-86 – with Rusnák scoring the winning goal in the championship game in 1985 to give Czechoslovakia the gold medal. He also won silver medals in 1982-83 and a bronze medal in 1981. Rusnák twice played at the World Juniors, in 1978-79, winning a silver medal in 1979.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1984 Winter Olympics Ice Hockey (Ice Hockey) TCH SVK Dárius Rusnák
Ice Hockey, Men (Olympic) Czechoslovakia 2 Silver

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