Tyumenev dies

Olympic champion was 62

03.08.2018
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Russian ice hockey mourns the death of former Olympic champion Viktor Tyumenev. He passed away on Thursday at the age of 62.

The former forward grew up in Moscow where he played for Krylya Sovietov Moscow and Spartak Moscow in the Soviet league. After the end of the Soviet era he played in Finland, Sweden and Austria before ending his career in Russia and working as a scout for the Los Angeles Kings.

With the Soviet Union he won Olympic gold in 1984 and three World Championship gold medals in four attempts. He also on the 1979 Challenge Cup and participated in the 1985/1986 Super Series with CSKA Moscow. In 94 national team games he scored 15 goals.

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