June 7, 1979 |
Minsk, Belorussian SSR, Soviet Union
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight||220 lb (100 kg; 15 st 10 lb)|
Viktor Pavlovich Kostyuchenok (Russian: Виктор Павлович Костюченок) (born 7 June 1979 in Minsk, Belorussian SSR, Soviet Union) is a Belarusian professional ice hockey defenceman. He currently plays for Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg in the Kontinental Hockey League, where he serves as an alternate captain.
He began playing professionally for Yunost Minsk in the Eastern European Hockey League in 1995. He spent 2000–01 and 2001–02 with HC Brest in the French league. He rejoined Minsky for another three seasons before playing for Lada Togliatti of the Russian Super League in 2006–07. He played for Minsk again the next season, and then joined Amur Khabarovsk in 2008 before HC Spartak Moscow.
Kostyuchenok was selected for the Belarus national men's ice hockey team in the 2010 Winter Olympics. He also participated at the 2010 IIHF World Championship as a member of the Belarus National men's ice hockey team. He previously represented Belarus in the 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009 Ice Hockey World Championships.