Viktor Grigoryevich Shuvalov

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Viktor Shuvalov (2014)

Viktor Shuvalov (2014)

Date of birth December 15, 1923
place of birth Nabornye Syressi , Russian SFSR
position center
Shot hand Left
Career stations
1947-1949 Dzerzhinez Chelyabinsk
1949-1953 WWS MWO Moscow
1953-1957 ZDSA Moscow
1957-1959 SKA MWO Kalinin

Viktor Grigoryevich Schuwalow ( Russian Виктор Григорьевич Шувалов ; born December 15, 1923 in Nabornyje Syressi ) is a former Soviet - Russian ice hockey player and coach. With WWS MWO Moscow he won the Soviet championship three times . The greatest success of his career was the Olympic victory in 1956 .


Viktor Shuvalov began his career in the 1947/48 season with Dzerzhinez Chelyabinsk , before he was delegated to the Air Force Association of WWS MWO Moscow for the 1949/50 season . With WWS he won three Soviet championships and one runner-up before the club was dissolved in the course of the de-Stalinization. He then played for the central army sports club ZDSA Moscow , with which he celebrated three cup wins. Between 1957 and 1959, he ended his career at SKA MWO Kalinin as a player-coach.

In total, he scored 222 goals in 150 games in the highest Soviet league .


Shuvalov, like many other ice hockey players, played football during the summer . For WWS MWO Moscow he ran 75 times in the top football division of the Soviet Union between 1950 and 1952 and scored 25 goals.


On January 29, 1954, he was in a game against Finland for the first time for the Soviet national ice hockey team on the ice. In 1953 he was honored as an Honored Master of Sport .

His international career was crowned with a gold medal at the 1956 Winter Olympics . For the national team, he scored 40 goals in 51 international matches. On January 3, 1957, he played his last international match.

In 2004 he was inducted into the Hall of Fame of the Russian Ice Hockey Federation . In 2014 he received the Order of Honor in recognition of his Olympic victory in 1956 .

As a trainer and functionary

After he had already looked after the SKA MWO Kalinin as a player-coach, Shuvalov was then head coach of the team until 1963. Between 1964 and 1968 he was in charge of the first team at Kristall Elektrostal in the same function . He then moved to Spartak Moscow and worked there as an assistant coach in the 1968/69 season.

In 1970 he was coach of the youth club DJuSSch von Chimik Voskressensk , then until 1973 full-time coach of the USSR sports committee for ice hockey. Between 1973 and 1975 Shuvalov was the head coach of the Romanian national team before returning to the Juniors of Chimik.

Between 1978 and 1984 he was director of the youth center SDJuSCHOR of Spartak Moscow.

Achievements and Awards

Soviet Union


Gold medal at the European Championship
Gold medal at the European Championship
Gold medal at the European Championship

International statistics

year team event Sp T V Pt SM result
1954 USSR WM 7th 7th 7th Gold medal.svg gold medal
1955 USSR WM 8th 6th 6th Silver medal.svg Silver medal
1956 USSR Olympia 7th 5 2 7th Gold medal.svg gold medal

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