Alexander Almetov

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Alexander Almetov
Born (1940-01-18)January 18, 1940
Kiev, Soviet Union
Died January 18, 1992(1992-01-18) (aged 52)
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 182 lb (83 kg; 13 st 0 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Right
Played for HC CSKA Moscow
National team  Soviet Union
Playing career 1958–1967
Alexander Almetov
Medal record
Competitor for the  Soviet Union
Men's ice hockey
Olympic Games
Gold 1964 Innsbruck Team
Bronze 1960 Squaw Valley Team
World Championships
Bronze 1960 Squaw Valley Ice hockey
Bronze 1961 Geneva/Lausanne Ice hockey
Gold 1963 Stockholm Ice hockey
Gold 1964 Innsbruck Ice hockey
Gold 1965 Tampere Ice hockey
Gold 1966 Ljubljana Ice hockey
Gold 1967 Vienna Ice hockey

Alexander Davletovich Almetov (Russian: Александр Давлетович Альметов, January 18, 1940 – January 18, 1992) was an ice hockey player who played as a forward for HC CSKA Moscow and for the USSR Team.

Aleksandr Almetov was born in Kiev, Soviet Union. He was a member of the USSR Team from 1959 to 1967.[1] He competed in the 1960 Winter Olympics, winning bronze. In 1963 he became the Honoured Master of Sports of the USSR. At the 1964 Winter Olympics he won the gold medal with the team, he played in all eight matches and scored five goals.[2] He was gold medalist of World Championships from 1963 to 1967 and bronze medalist in 1960 and 1961. In 1960 and 1963-1967 he became European Champion, and in 1961 earned silver medal. He also was the USSR Champion from 1959 to 1961 and from 1963 to 1966.[1] In 1965 Almetov was awarded the Order of the Red Banner of Labour.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b (Russian) Great Olympic Encyclopedia, vol.1-2, Moscow:Olympia Press Publisher, 2006, entry on "Александр Альметов", available online
  2. ^ a b Boris Khavin (1979). All about Olympic Games. (in Russian) (2nd ed. ed.). Moscow: Fizkultura i sport. p. 529. 

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