We congratulate Vyacheslav Starshinov!


On the 6th of May, honoured Soviet ice hockey player Vyacheslav Starshinov, who is a two-time Olympic champion, celebrates his birthday. The Russian Ice Hockey Federation wishes him a very happy birthday, as well as health and happiness!

Starshinov Vyacheslav Ivanovich

Born on the 6th of May 1940 in Moscow

Honoured USSR Master of Sports in 1963


- Two-time Olympic champion

- Nine-time world champion

- 1961 World Championship bronze medalist

- Three-time USSR champion, won the silver medal on four occasions and the bronze five times

- Won the USSR Cup twice, also once a runner up

- Japanese champion in 1977

- Entered the IIHF Hall of Fame in 2007 and the Russian Hall of Fame in 2004

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