Boris Mayorov was awarded the order “For merits before Fatherland” II degree


DescriptionBoris Mayorov© Mikhail Japaridze/TASS

TASS, 13 Aug. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin awarded the order “For merits before Fatherland” II degree, the Vice-President of Federation of hockey of Russia (FHR) and two-time Olympic champion Boris Mayorov. The corresponding decree was published on the official Internet portal of legal information.

It is noted that the award is 81-year-old Mayorov awarded “for the big contribution to development of physical culture and sports and many years of diligent work”. In addition, the order of Merit awarded to 75-year-old Igor Tuzik. Fido is a member of the disciplinary Committee of the Russian hockey Federation, he led the club “wings of the Soviets”, “Dynamo” (Moscow), CSKA and youth and national team of Russia, he held the post of General Manager of Russian national team.

Majors in the USSR team became the winner of the Olympic games in Innsbruck (1964) and Grenoble (1968). On account of his six victories at the world Championships (1963-1968), and one bronze medal of the world championship.

He played for capital “Spartak” in which structure three times he became the champion of USSR, three times won silver medals and twice the bronze. In 1999, majors was inducted into the hall of fame of the International ice hockey Federation, and in 2004-m – in the Hall of fame of Russian hockey.

As a coach, majors was the head of “Spartacus” (1969-1971, 1985-1989), which became a silver (1970) and bronze (1986) winner of the national championship, and also won two USSR cups (1970, 1971). From 1971 to 1972, majors was the head coach of the youth national team of the USSR, then head of the Finnish club Jokerit (1990-1993), which led to the victory in the national championship in 1992. In 1993, the majors topped the Finnish club “Tappara”, where he worked until 1995.

In the period from 1979 to 1983 Mayorov was head of the administration of hockey of the USSR state sports Committee. He was President of the capital’s “Spartacus” from 1999 to 2003 and since 2001 he is Vice-President of the FHR. Currently, majors also heads the Council of veterans of “Spartak”.

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