Grigory Mkrtychan

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Grigory Mkrtychevich Mkrtychan (Armenian: Գրիգորի Մկրտչյան, Russian: Григорий Мкртычевич Мкртычан, 3 January 1925 – 14 February 2003) was a Soviet and Russian ice hockey goalkeeper who played in the Soviet Hockey League. He won an Olympic gold medal in 1956, the world title in 1954 and 1956 (combined with Olympics), and the European title in 1954–56. In retirement he worked as a head coach of Lokomotiv Moscow in 1960–62, and later took various administrative positions with Soviet and Russian sports committees; he also served as an ice hockey referee and official.[1] He is a member of the Russian Ice Hockey Hall of Fame.

Grigory Mkrtychan
Grigory Mkrtychan 1956.jpg
Mkrtychan at the 1956 Olympics
Personal information
Born3 January 1925
Krasnodar, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Died14 February 2003 (aged 78)
Moscow, Russia
SportIce hockey
ClubHC CSKA Moscow


  1. ^ Grigory Mkrtychan Archived 3 October 2016 at the Wayback Machine.

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