Valdis Muižnieks

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Valdis Muižnieks
Medal record
Men's Basketball
Competitor for the  Soviet Union
Olympic Games
Silver Melbourne 1956 Team Competition
Silver Rome 1960 Team Competition
Silver Tokyo 1964 Team Competition
European Championship
Gold Bulgaria 1957 Soviet Union
Gold Turkey 1959 Soviet Union
Gold Yugoslavia 1961 Soviet Union

Valdis Muižnieks (February 22, 1935 – November 29, 2013) was a Latvian basketball player.[1]

Muižnieks was born in Riga. He played for ASK Riga and won 3 Euroleague titles (1958, 1959, 1960) and 4 Soviet national championships (1955, 1956, 1957, 1958).

Playing for Soviet national team, Muižnieks won 3 gold medals at Eurobasket 1957, Eurobasket 1959, Eurobasket 1961, and 3 silver medals at the Olympic Games (1956, 1960, 1964).

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