07.12.2021

Died former Torpedo defender, champion and winner of the USSR Cup

On October 9, the famous Soviet football player Sergei Prigoda died in Sweden at the age of 60, according to Sport Express.

For most of his career (1976-88), he defended the colors of the Moscow Torpedo. Champion of the USSR in 1976, bronze medalist of the USSR Championship in 1977, winner of the USSR Cup in 1986.

Sergei Prigoda was included in the list of 33 best football players of the USSR championship five times.

The defender ended his playing career in Sweden playing for Esther (Vekshe). He then coached several Swedish clubs.

In 1977-79 Sergei Prigoda played 19 matches for the USSR national team.

Famous hockey player, five-time USSR champion and world champion died

On October 11, at the age of 67, the famous hockey player Alexander Tenyakov, five-time USSR champion in bandy, died, RIA Novosti reports.

A pupil of the Tomilin “Labor”.

In 1969-78, Alexander Tomilin played for Dynamo Moscow. Four-time champion of the USSR, three-time silver medalist of the USSR championships, two-time winner of the European Champions Cup.

In 1978-87 he played for “Sharp” (Krasnogorsk). USSR champion in 1979, three-time bronze medalist of the USSR championships, the best goalkeeper of the USSR championship in 1983.

1973 World Champion.

Alexander Tomilin is the 1969 USSR bandy champion.

He coached “Zorkiy”, Moscow “Dynamo”, Kazan “Raketa”, junior teams of the USSR and Russia.

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