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Vladimir Torban

Full name: Vladimir Aleksandrovich Torban
Original name: Владимир Александрович Торбан
Gender: Male
Born: December 10, 1932 in Moscow, Moskva, Russia
Died: August 19, 2011
Affiliations: Dynamo Moskva, Moskva (RUS)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Basketball

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

As a youth, Vladimir Torban played tennis, before taking up basketball at the start of the 1950s, when he was already nearly 20-years-old. Torban played his entire career from 1953-62 with one club, Dynamo Moskva. With Dynamo, Torban won the Soviet title in 1959, silver at the Soviet championships in 1956 and bronzes in 1957 and 1958. Torban played for the Soviet national team from 1955-59 and won the Olympic silver in 1956, won the European Championships in 1957 and 1959, while taking bronze at the 1955 European Championships. Torban also won gold at the 1955 Universiade and participated at the 1959 World Championships, where the Soviet Union refused to play against Taiwan and was disqualified.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Basketball Men's Basketball Soviet Union URS 2 Silver

Men's Basketball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result PTS
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Basketball Soviet Union URS Final Round Match 1/2 2 1956-12-01 USA 89, URS 55 4
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Basketball Soviet Union URS Semi-Finals Match #1 1 1956-11-30 URS 56, FRA 49
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Basketball Soviet Union URS Group B Match #2 1 1956-11-27 URS 87, BRA 68 15
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Basketball Soviet Union URS Group B Match #3 1 1956-11-28 URS 66, BUL 56 4
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Basketball Soviet Union URS Group B Match #5 2 1956-11-29 USA 85, URS 55 11
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Basketball Soviet Union URS Group B Match #1 1 1956-11-22 URS 97, CAN 59 10
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Basketball Soviet Union URS Group B Match #4 2 1956-11-24 FRA 76, URS 67 11
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Basketball Soviet Union URS Group B Match #5 1 1956-11-26 URS 91, SIN 42 9
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