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Anatolii Vasil’evich Firsov

Anatolii Firsov, USSR Athlete.

Background

  • Firsov, Anatolii was born on February 1, 1941 in Moscow.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Moscow Institute of Physical Culture, 1977.

    Career

    • Honoured Master of Sports (hockey), 1964. With the Central Sports Club of the Army. USSR champion, 1963-1973.

      European champion, 1964-1970. World champion, 1964-1971. Olympic champion, 1964, 1968, 1972.

      Regarded as the best forward at the 1968 Olympic championship, and the 1967 and 1971 world championships. Became a legendary athlete. His professional life is well documented in the Soviet press.
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    Born February 1, 1941
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