Anatoly Myshkin

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Anatoly Myshkin in 2011
Anatoly Myshkin
Medal record
Men's Basketball
Competitor for  Soviet Union
Olympic Games
Bronze 1976 Montreal USSR
Bronze 1980 Moscow USSR
World Championship
Silver Philippines 1978 USSR
Gold Colombia 1982 USSR
European Championships
Bronze 1973 Spain USSR
Silver 1977 Belgium USSR
Gold 1979 Italy USSR
Gold 1981 Czechoslovakia USSR
Bronze 1983 France USSR

Anatoly Dmitriyevich Myshkin (August 14, 1954 in Sylva, Sverdlovsk Oblast, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union) is a retired Soviet and Russian basketball player. A 6 feet 10 (2.07m) tall cornerman, Myshkin broke all the schemes in European basketball due to his unique skill set. Mobile and aggressive, he possessed the speed and versatility to beat any defender. Playing for CSKA Moscow he won eight consecutive Soviet Union League titles from 1977 to 1984. Even though his team was a Euroleague regular, Myshkin never had the chance to battle for the top continental title.

As a member of the Soviet Union national team he led them to back-to-back Eurobasket titles in 1979 and 1981 and won gold at the 1982 World Championships in Colombia. He was named one of FIBA's 50 Greatest Players in 1991.

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