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Grigory Mkrtychan

Full name: Grigory Mkrtychevich Mkrtychan
Original name: Григорий Мкртычевич Мкртычан 
Gender: Male
Born: January 3, 1925 in Krasnodar, Krasnodar Kray, Russia
Died: February 14, 2003 in Moscow, Moskva, Russia
Affiliations: CSKA Moskva, Moskva (RUS)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Ice Hockey

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Born in Krasnodar to Armenian parents, Grigory Mkrtychan was the top Soviet goaltender in the early 1950s, until his place was taken over by Nikolay Puchkov. Besides his Olympic gold, Mkrtychan won World Championship titles in 1954 and 1956, was a runner-up in 1955, and was European Champion from 1954-56. Mkrtychan played on eight Soviet Championship teams. After his sporting career Mkrtychan was a head coach of Lokomotiv Moskva from 1960-62. He later worked in various positions with Soviet and Russian Committees for Physical Culture and Sports, for the Russian Hockey Federation, and with various Russian hockey leagues as a referee and official.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Winter 31 Cortina d'Ampezzo 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
1956 Winter 31 Cortina d'Ampezzo Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Final Standings 1 1956-01-26 0 0 0
1956 Winter 31 Cortina d'Ampezzo Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Final Round Match #1 1 1956-01-30 URS 4, SWE 1 0 0 0
1956 Winter 31 Cortina d'Ampezzo Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Final Round Match #7 1 1956-02-02 URS 7, TCH 4 0 0 0
1956 Winter 31 Cortina d'Ampezzo Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Final Round Match #4 1 1956-01-31 URS 8, GER 0 0 0 0
1956 Winter 31 Cortina d'Ampezzo Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Group C Match #1 1 1956-01-27 URS 5, SWE 1 0 0 0
1956 Winter 31 Cortina d'Ampezzo Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Group C Match #3 1 1956-01-29 URS 10, SUI 3 0 0 0