In memory of Boris Zaitsev


On March 23, the 81st anniversary of 1964 Olympic champion and legendary USSR goalkeeper Boris Zaitsev.

Boris competed in 251 USSR championship matches during his career, winning a silver medal on five occasions and earning five bronze medals of the championship. He participated in two USSR Cup finals.

In 1964, Boris won the Olympic Games with the USSR national team. He also became a 1963 and 1964 world and European champion.

Zaitsev Boris Mikhaylovich

Born on the 23rd of March 1937

1964 Olympic champion

1963 and 1964 world and European champion

1959, 1960, 1962, 1963 and 1964 USSR championship silver medalist

1958, 1966, 1967, 1968 and 1968 USSR championship bronze medalist

1966 and 1969 USSR Cup finalist

Russian Ice Hockey Federation 

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