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Viktor Zhluktov

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameViktor Vasilyevich•Zhluktov
Used nameViktor•Zhluktov
Original nameВиктор Васильевич•Жлуктов
Born26 January 1954 in Inta, Respublika Komi (RUS)
Measurements190 cm / 89 kg
AffiliationsCSKA Moskva, Moskva (RUS)
NOC Soviet Union
Nationality Russian Federation

Biography

Viktor Zhluktov played his entire career from 1973 to 1985 with one club – CSKA Moskva, winning eleven Soviet titles (1974, 1975, 1977-85) and ten European Champions Cup titles (1974, 1976, 1978-85) with them. In 1981 he was selected as part of the best line at the Soviet Championships. Internationally Zhluktov won gold (1976) and silver (1980) at the Olympic Games, was a five-time World champion (1978, 1979, 1981-83), and a four-time European champion (1979, 1981-83). He also won silver at the 1976 World and European Championships, bronze at the 1977 World and European Championships, and another silver at the 1978 European Championships. In 1979 Zhluktov helped to win the Challenge Cup between the Soviet Union and the NHL All-Stars, and in 1981 was the Canada Cup champion, also winning a bronze at the 1976 Canada Cup, where he was the tournament’s leading scorer with nine points and five goals. After his sporting career Zhluktov worked as a manager with CSKA Moskva.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1976 Winter Olympics Ice Hockey (Ice Hockey) URS RUS Viktor Zhluktov
Ice Hockey, Men (Olympic) Soviet Union 1 Gold
1980 Winter Olympics Ice Hockey (Ice Hockey) URS RUS Viktor Zhluktov
Ice Hockey, Men (Olympic) Soviet Union 2 Silver

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