Yuri Lyapkin

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Gold 1976 Ice hockey

Yuri Evgenievich Lyapkin (born January 21, 1945 in Balashikha, Soviet Union) is a retired ice hockey player who played in the Soviet Hockey League as a defenseman.[1] He played for HC Spartak Moscow. He won a gold medal playing for the Soviet Union at the 1976 Olympics, as his team was undefeated.[1][2] He was inducted into the Russian and Soviet Hockey Hall of Fame in 1973. He is Jewish.[1][3][4]

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  1. ^ a b c "Lyapkin, Yuri". Jewsinsports.org. Retrieved October 18, 2011. 
  2. ^ Paul Taylor. Jews and the Olympic Games: the .... Retrieved October 18, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Welcome". Jewsinsports.org. Retrieved October 18, 2011. 
  4. ^ Paul Taylor. Jews and the Olympic Games: the .... Retrieved October 18, 2011. 

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