Died three-time champion of Russia on hockey
Died famous hockey coach Valery Belousov, three times led his own team to victory in the championship of the state. Longtime coach Chelyabinsk "the Tractor" has died at the age of 66 years.
"on April 16 at the 67th year of life died Valery Belousov. There are no words to convey our sorrow for this loss. Valery Konstantinovich constantly and was a model for the inhabitants of our planet, the example of decency and honest attitude. He was the face of the Chelyabinsk hockey. He was the best... the Hockey club "Tractor" expressed their own condolences to the family, relatives and friends Valery Belousov. It is our common loss. Let's all stop talking in this difficult day for all of us", - told in the news on the official website of "Tractor".
As a hockey player Belousov spoke at Novouralsk "Cedar", Nizhny Tagil, Chelyabinsk "Tractor" and "metallurg", Japanese "Oji eagles" and Magnitogorsk "Metallurgist". For the USSR national team played 8 games, scoring 1 goal. In 1976 he participated in the Canada Cup. Won with the "Tractor" bronze medal of the USSR championship-1977 and still remains the top scorer in team history.
As a coach acted in Magnitogorsk "Metallurgist" and Omsk "Avant-guard" and "the Tractor". In the 2012/13 season Belousov led Chelyabinsk to higher achievement - the Gagarin Cup finals. With "Magnitogorsk" has twice won the championship of Russia, with the "Vanguard" - 1 time.