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Gennady Tsygankov

Full name: Gennady Dmitriyevich Tsygankov
Original name: Геннадий Дмитриевич Цыганков
Gender: Male
Height: 5-11 (181 cm)
Weight: 174 lbs (79 kg)
Born: August 16, 1947 in Vanino, Khabarovsk Kray, Russia
Died: February 16, 2006 in St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Russia
Affiliations: CSKA Moskva, Moskva (RUS)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Ice Hockey

Medals: 2 Gold (2 Total)

Biography

Gennady Tsygankov began playing hockey in 1962 with SKA Khabarovsk, joining CSKA Moskva in 1969, and playing there until 1979, after which he played one season with SKA Leningrad, before finishing his playing career. With CSKA Moskva Tsygankov won eight Soviet titles (1970-73, 1975, 1977-79) and eight European Champions Cup titles (1970-74, 1976, 1978, 1979). Internationally Tsygankov won two Olympic golds (1972, 1976), was World Champion six times (1971, 1973-75, 1978, 1979) and European champion four times (1973-75, 1979). He also won silvers (1972, 1976) and bronze (1977) at the World Championships and silvers (1971, 1972, 1976, 1978) and bronze (1977) at the European Championships. Tsyganov also took part in the 1972 and 1974 Summit Series and won the 1979 Challenge Cup between Soviet Union and the NHL All-Stars. After his sporting career Tsygankov worked as a children’s coach with CSKA Moskva sports school, before being named head coach of SKA Sverdlovsk (now Yekaterinburg). From 1989-91 Tsyganov was the head coach of SKA Leningrad and after that he worked as a children’s coach with Spartak Moskva sports school. From 2000 until his death Tsygankov was a director of a sports school in St. Petersburg.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Winter 24 Sapporo Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS 1 Gold
1976 Winter 28 Innsbruck 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
1972 Winter 24 Sapporo Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Final Standings 1 1972-02-03 3 2 4
1972 Winter 24 Sapporo Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Final Round Match #3 1 1972-02-05 URS 9, FIN 3 1 0 0
1972 Winter 24 Sapporo Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Final Round Match #4 1T 1972-02-07 URS 3, SWE 3 0 0 2
1972 Winter 24 Sapporo Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Final Round Match #9 1 1972-02-09 URS 7, USA 2 1 0 0
1972 Winter 24 Sapporo Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Final Round Match #10 1 1972-02-10 URS 9, POL 3 1 2 2
1972 Winter 24 Sapporo Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Final Round Match #15 1 1972-02-13 URS 5, TCH 2 0 0 0
1976 Winter 28 Innsbruck Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Final Standings 1 1976-02-03 1 2 2
1976 Winter 28 Innsbruck Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Final Round Match #2 1 1976-02-06 URS 6, USA 2 0 0 2
1976 Winter 28 Innsbruck Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Final Round Match #4 1 1976-02-08 URS 16, POL 1 1 1 0
1976 Winter 28 Innsbruck Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Final Round Match #9 1 1976-02-10 URS 7, FRG 3 0 0 0
1976 Winter 28 Innsbruck Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Final Round Match #12 1 1976-02-12 URS 7, FIN 2 0 0 0
1976 Winter 28 Innsbruck Ice Hockey Soviet Union URS Final Round Match #15 1 1976-02-14 URS 4, TCH 3 0 1 0
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