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Viktor Blinov

Full name: Viktor Nikolayevich Blinov
Original name: Виктор Николаевич Блинов
Gender: Male
Height: 5'9" (176 cm)
Weight: 181 lbs (82 kg)
Born: September 1, 1945 in Omsk, Omsk, Russia
Died: July 9, 1968 in Moscow, Moskva, Russia
Affiliations: Spartak Moskva, Moskva (RUS)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Ice Hockey

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Viktor Blinov started to play hockey in 1961 in his native Omsk, playing with the local club Spartak/Aeroflot. In 1964 he joined Spartak Moskva and played there until his untimely death in the summer of 1968. With Spartak Moskva he won one Soviet title in 1967. Internationally Blinov was capped for the Soviet team 32 times and scored 10 goals. He won Olympic gold in 1968 and was also World and European champion in 1968. On 9 July 1968, Blinov died suddenly of a heart attack during practice.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Winter 22 Grenoble Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS 1 Gold

Men's Ice Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G AST PIM
1968 Winter 22 Grenoble Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Final Standings 1 1968-02-04 4 2 10
1968 Winter 22 Grenoble Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Final Round Match #2 1 1968-02-06 URS 8, FIN 0 0 0 2
1968 Winter 22 Grenoble Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Final Round Match #5 1 1968-02-07 URS 9, GDR 0 0 1 0
1968 Winter 22 Grenoble Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Final Round Match #10 1 1968-02-09 URS 10, USA 2 2 0 2
1968 Winter 22 Grenoble Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Final Round Match #14 1 1968-02-11 URS 9, FRG 1 0 1 0
1968 Winter 22 Grenoble Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Final Round Match #18 1 1968-02-13 URS 3, SWE 2 1 0 2
1968 Winter 22 Grenoble Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Final Round Match #23 2 1968-02-15 TCH 5, URS 4 1 0 4
1968 Winter 22 Grenoble Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Final Round Match #28 1 1968-02-17 URS 5, CAN 0 0 0 0