Happy birthday, Zinetula!


On the 12th of March, legendary Soviet and Russian ice hockey player/coach Zinetula Bilyaletdinov celebrates his birthday. Today he turned 62 years old.

The Russian Ice Hockey Federation wishes Zinetula a very happy birthday, as well as health, happiness and more success in his career!

Bilyaletdinov Zinetula Khaydyarovich

Playing career achievements with HC Dynamo Moscow:

Seven time USSR championship silver medalist

Six time USSR championship bronze medalist 

1976 USSR Cup winner

Three time USSR Cup finalist

1984 Winter Olympic Games winner with the USSR

1980 Olympic Games silver medalist

Six time world champion

One time silver and bronze World Championship medalist

Eight time European champion

1979 Challenge Cup winner

1981 Canada Cup winner

Coaching career:

Four time Russian champion

Silver medalist KHL 2015

Two time Gagarin Cup winner with HC Ak Bars Kazan

Silver medalist of the European League with Dynamo Moscow

2007 European Champions Cup winner Ak Bars

2012 world champion with the Russian national team

Personal awards:

Badge of Honour (1978, 1981)

Order of the Friendship of People (1984)

Achievements for the Republic of Tatarstan (2009)

Order of Honour (2011)

Russian Ice Hockey Federation

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