Aleksandr Nikolaevich Maltsev

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Mal’tsev, Aleksandr Nikolaevich


Born Apr. 20, 1949, in the village of Setkovskaia, in Kirovo-Chepetsk Raion, Kirov Oblast. Soviet sportsman, Honored Master of Sport (1969); officer.

Mal’tsev was ice hockey champion of the Olympic Games (1972), the world (four times, 1969-73), and Europe (junior champion in 1968, champion in 1969-73). He was voted the best forward in the world championships of 1970 and 1972. He is captain of the Dinamo team in Moscow.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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