Aleksandr Sergeevich Iakushev

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Iakushev, Aleksandr Sergeevich


Born Jan. 2, 1947, in the city of Balashikha, Moscow Oblast. Soviet ice hockey player and teacher. Honored Master of Sport (1970). Member of the CPSU since 1974.

Between 1967 and 1976, Iakushev was USSR champion in ice hockey three times as a member of the Moscow Spartak team, European and world champion six times, and Olympic champion in 1972 and 1976. He has been awarded two orders and several medals.

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