Ivan Edeshko

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Ivan Edeshko
No. 9
Point guard
Personal information
Born (1945-03-25) March 25, 1945 (age 69)
Hrodna district, Grodno Region, Byelorussian SFSR, Soviet Union
Nationality Belarusian
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
Pro playing career 1963–1981
Career history
1963–1970 BC Spartak Minsk
1971–1977 PBC CSKA Moscow
1977–1979 BC CSKA Kyiv
1979–1980 PBC CSKA Moscow
1980–1981 BC CSKA Kyiv

Ivan Ivanovich Edeshko (Belarusian: Іван Іванавіч Ядэшка; Russian: Иван Иванович Едешко; born March 25, 1945 in Stetski village, Hrodna Voblast, Byelorussian SSR) is a retired Belarusian professional basketball player who won gold with the Soviet national team in the 1972 Olympics, in which his all court inbound pass led to Alexander Belov's game-winning basket with no time left in the gold medal game against the American national team, setting the final score to 51-50. He trained at Armed Forces sports society in Moscow, and played for CSKA Moscow (1971–1980).

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