October 4, 1927|
|Died||October 25, 2015
Vladimír Kobranov (October 4, 1927 – October 25, 2015) was an ice hockey player for the Czechoslovakian national team. He won a silver medal at the 1948 Winter Olympics and a gold medal at the 1949 world championship. In 1950 he was imprisoned with other Czech hockey players by the communist government. His career and careers of his colleagues were ended by the communist regime. In 2009 he was introduced in the ice hockey hall of fame.
- "Czechoslovakia Ice Hockey at the 1948 Sankt Moritz Winter Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com.
- Michael Bereň (26 October 2015). "Zemřel hokejista Vladimír Kobranov, mistr světa vězněný komunisty". iDNES.cz.