Vladislav TretIak

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Tret’Iak, Vladislav Aleksandrovich


Born Apr. 25, 1952, in the village of Orud’evo, Moscow Oblast. Soviet hockey player. Honored Master of Sport (1971). Officer in the Soviet Army. Member of the Central Committee of the All-Union Lenin Communist Youth League (1974).

Between. 1970 and 1976, Tret’iak was on several occasions champion of the USSR as a member of the team of the Central Sports Club of the Army. During the same period he was European and world champion. In 1972 and 1976, as goalie, he was champion of the Olympic Games in the ice hockey competitions. Tret’iak has been awarded the Order of the Badge of Honor.

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