Viktor Kuzkin

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Viktor Kuzkin
Medal record
Men's ice hockey
Representing  Soviet Union
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1964 Innsbruck Team
Gold medal – first place 1968 Grenoble Team
Gold medal – first place 1972 Sapporo Team
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1963 Sweden Team
Gold medal – first place 1965 Finland Team
Gold medal – first place 1966 Yugoslavia Team
Gold medal – first place 1967 Austria Team
Gold medal – first place 1969 Sweden Team
Gold medal – first place 1971 Switzerland Team

Viktor Grigorievich Kuzkin (July 6, 1940 – June 24, 2008[1]) was an ice hockey defender who played in the Soviet Hockey League. He played for HC CSKA Moscow. He was inducted into the Russian and Soviet Hockey Hall of Fame in 1963. He was born in Moscow, Soviet Union.

Kuzkin won three gold medals in ice hockey at the Winter Olympics, winning them from 1964 to 1972.

He died after suffering a heart attack whilst diving in Sochi, Russia.

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