Anatoli Seglin passes away

Soviet hockey and football great dies at 86

13.03.2009
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Anatoli Seglin passed away in Moscow. Photo: FHR

MOSCOW – Anatoli Seglin passed away in Moscow after a long illness. He was 86.

Born on August 18, 1922, Seglin played hockey in winter and football in summer both for Spartak Moscow. He won silver in 1948 and bronze in 1947 in the Soviet ice hockey championship. He also won two bronze medals in the football league and three USSR Cups.

After his playing career, he became a well-known referee in the Soviet Union and officiated in many World Championships. Later he also worked for the Soviet Hockey Federation as a coach and manager of the national team.

Seglin was inducted into the Russian Hockey Hall of Fame in 2004.



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