Born June 4, 1930, Mr.. In 1962. graduated from the State Institute of Physical Education.
Chairman of Board of coaching hockey Russia. In 1942, Viktor Tikhonov
, finishing grade 4, interrupted his studies and went to work as a fitter in the 1 st bus fleet.
Since 1943, resumed his studies at school, after which he entered a school of trade apprenticeship.
After graduation he was drafted into the army, where Viktor Tikhonov
had in football and hockey team VVS MVO, where he became a four-time champion of the USSR.
He worked as an instructor for the sport of the Air Forces of the Moscow Military District, an instructor at the Moscow City Council Sport Dynamo coach of hockey team "Dynamo" (Riga).
From 1954 to 1962 played for the masters of the Moscow City Council Dynamo. Since 1962 - for coaching work.
Since 1977, Mr.. - Senior team coach of the USSR (with 1992. - Team CIS) Ice Hockey. Head coach of the hockey club CSKA.
Under the leadership of Tikhonov
USSR team won 8 hockey world championships, 11 European championships, was the first in many other international tournaments. Soviet Olympic team, coached Viktor Tikhonov
, three became the champion of Olympic Games. CSKA from 1978 to 1989 was the undisputed champion of the USSR. Dossier on Tikhonov VV