Valerii Kharlamov

Kharlamov, Valerii Borisovich


Born Jan. 14, 1948, in Moscow. Soviet ice hockey player. Honored Master of Sport (1969). Officer in the Soviet Army.

Kharlamov, who plays on the same line with Honored Masters of Sport V. V. Petrov and B. P. Mikhailov, has won championships of the USSR (1970–73, 1975, 1977–80), Europe (1969–70, 1973, 1975, 1978–79), the world (1969–71, 1973, 1975, 1978–79), and the Olympic Games (1972, 1976). He plays on the hockey team of the Central Sports Club of the Army, which won the European Champion Clubs Cup every year from 1969 through 1975.

Kharlamov has been awarded two orders and several medals.

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In hockey Valerii Kharlamov, who starred in the famous 1972 ice hockey Super Series, was beloved, as was the great figure skater Irina Rodnina.
Meanwhile, O'Reilly battered Ukraine's Valerii Kharlamov with a number of tasty uppercuts as the Portlaoise middleweight made light of the theory that he had a tough draw.
The draw was tough was Portlaoise middleweight O'Reilly, who meets Ukraine's Valerii Kharlamov, while Wexford light-welterweight Walsh (nephew of Billy) takes on Luis Dian Arcon of Venezuela.