Oleg Zaytsev

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 2
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 2
RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameOleg Alekseyevich•Zaytsev
Used nameOleg•Zaytsev
Original nameОлег Алексеевич•Зайцев
Born4 August 1939 in Moskva (Moscow), Moskva (RUS)
Died1 March 1993 in Moskva (Moscow), Moskva (RUS)
Measurements179 cm / 85 kg
AffiliationsCSKA Moskva, Moskva (RUS)
NOC Soviet Union
Nationality Russian Federation

Biography

Oleg Zaytsev began playing hockey with Krylya Sovetov Moskva in 1958. From 1959-62, he played with SKA Moskva Oblast and ended his competitive career from 1962-69 with CSKA Moskva. With CSKA Moskva he won the Soviet title five times (1963-66 and 1968) and the European Champions Cup in 1969. Internationally besides his Olympic gold medals, Zaytsev was World and European Champion four times each (1964, 1966-68). After finishing his playing career, Zaytsev worked as an ice hockey coach with SKA Moskva Oblast and CSKA Moskva.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1964 Winter Olympics Ice Hockey (Ice Hockey) URS RUS Oleg Zaytsev
Ice Hockey, Men (Olympic) Soviet Union 1 Gold
1968 Winter Olympics Ice Hockey (Ice Hockey) URS RUS Oleg Zaytsev
Ice Hockey, Men (Olympic) Soviet Union 1 Gold

Special Notes