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Armenak Alachachian (alternate spelling: Armenak Alatchatchan) (Armenian: Արմենակ Միսակի Ալաջաջյան, December 25, 1930 – December 4, 2017) was an Armenian-Soviet basketball player and coach. A point guard, he reached European stardom with CSKA Moscow and the senior men's Soviet Union national team. He was born in Alexandria, Egypt.
|Representing the Soviet Union|
|Summer Olympic Games|
|Tokyo 1964||National Team|
|USSR 1953||National Team|
|Yugoslavia 1961||National Team|
|Poland 1963||National Team|
|USSR 1965||National Team|
Soviet National TeamEdit
Aleksandar Gomelsky, at the time CSKA's sports director, assigned him at the coach position in the late 1960s, and Alachachian led the Reds to the 1969 Euroleague title, thus becoming the first man to lift the trophy, as both a player and a coach.
- FIBA Profile "Armenak Alachachian"
- FIBA Profile "Armenak Alatchatchan"
- Fibaeurope.com Profile
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Armenak Alachachian". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2020-04-18.
- Euroleague.net - Player nominees for Euroleague's 50 Greatest Contributors
- Armenak Alachachian's obituary