In Moscow died Viktor Tikhonov
Died in the great Patriotic hockey player and coach Viktor Tikhonov. Three-time Olympic favorite died on 85-year life.
The day before the state celebrated athlete quickly worsened and he was transferred to the intensive care unit of the Sklifosovsky Institute. Health workers several hours fighting for the life of Viktor Vasilyevich, but to save him failed, reports LifeNews.
"Today in the morning was not legendary Viktor Tikhonov, who died in hospital after a lengthy illness. Hockey club CSKA expresses its deepest condolences and will take care of all the issues associated with funerals. Now the time and place of the funeral and burial of the unknown", - quotes "R-Sport" CSKA General Director Igor Esmantovich.
In early October Tikhonov senior was twice taken to the hospital. In the middle of the month the wife of hockey player Tatiana told that he cannot walk without the help of others, in consequence of which he had been prescribed special treatment. And at the end of October was placed in intensive care. Recently, Viktor Tikhonov suffered from serious heart disease.
Remember, for your own career Viktor Tikhonov, who in early July he was 84 years old, won 3 Olympic games and have spent 296 matches in the USSR championship, scoring 35 goals. Favorite power hockey player became 4 times in a row (in years 1951-1954). After graduating from the career of the player, Tikhonov moved on to coaching. Under his management CSKA Moscow 14 times became a favorite of the USSR and 14 times won the European Cup. National team of the Soviet Union, Tikhonov a coach became the silver medalist of the Olympic games-80 and eight-time champion of the world.