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Hockey Trainer Victor Tikhonov Passes Away
24.11.2014 13:33
Hockey Trainer Victor Tikhonov Passes Away

The former coach of the CSKA and the USSR team Victor Tikhonov has died in Moscow.

The notable hockey trainer suffered a serious disease and died at the age of 85. 

It became known in October that Victor Tikhonov could not move and afterwards he was hospitalized. Tonight his condition deteriorated and doctors fought for his life, but could not save him.

As a hockey player, Victor Tikhonov won at the USSR championship four times. As a trainer he won three times at the Olympic Games in 1984, 1988 and 1992, was the world champion eight times, and won the USSR champion title nine times.

In 1998 he joined the Hall of Fame of the International Ice Hockey Federation.

The last duty station of Victor Tikhonov was the Russian national team, which was headed by him at the World Cup 2004.


Author: Vera Ivanova

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