Gennady TSYGANKOV

Soviet Union SUN

  • Olympic Medals
    2 G
  • Games participations
    2
  • First Olympic Games
    Sapporo 1972
  • Year of Birth
    1947
Olympic Results

Biography

Gennady TSYGANKOV

Gennady Tsygankov began playing hockey in 1962 with SKA Khabarovsk, joining CSKA Moskva in 1969, and playing there until 1979, after which he played one season with SKA Leningrad, before finishing his playing career. With CSKA Moskva Tsygankov won eight Soviet titles (1970-73, 1975, 1977-79) and eight European Champions Cup titles (1970-74, 1976, 1978, 1979). Internationally Tsygankov won two Olympic golds (1972, 1976), was World Champion six times (1971, 1973-75, 1978, 1979) and European champion four times (1973-75, 1979). He also won silvers (1972, 1976) and bronze (1977) at the World Championships and silvers (1971, 1972, 1976, 1978) and bronze (1977) at the European Championships. Tsyganov also took part in the 1972 and 1974 Summit Series and won the 1979 Challenge Cup between Soviet Union and the NHL All-Stars. After his sporting career Tsygankov worked as a children’s coach with CSKA Moskva sports school, before being named head coach of SKA Sverdlovsk (now Yekaterinburg). From 1989-91 Tsyganov was the head coach of SKA Leningrad and after that he worked as a children’s coach with Spartak Moskva sports school. From 2000 until his death Tsygankov was a director of a sports school in St. Petersburg.

Olympic Results

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Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Innsbruck 1976

G
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Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Sapporo 1972

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Ice Hockey
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