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Olympic medal record
Men's Basketball
Silver Melbourne 1956 USSR
Silver Rome 1960 USSR
World Championship
Bronze 1963 Brazil USSR
European Championships
Gold 1957 Bulgaria USSR
Gold 1959 Turkey USSR
Gold 1961 Yugoslavia USSR

Victor Alekseyevich Zubkov (Russian: Виктор Алексеевич Зубков; born 24 April 1937 in Rostov, Soviet Union) is a retired Soviet basketball player considered one of the most distinguished players of Soviet and European basketball in the '50s and '60s, who won two silver medals at the Olympics for the Soviet national team.
A 2.04 m Center[1], at the club level Zubkov played for CSKA Moscow with whom he won 8 national league titles (19591966) and two European Champions cups (1961 and 1963).
As a member for the national team for seven years (19561963) he won two Olympic silver medals (1956 and 1960), one world championship Bronze medal in 1963 (in which he was also team captain) and three European championships (1957, 1959, 1961).
He retired from basketball in 1966 and since then has worked as senior instructor and deputy chief of the military-engineering academy named after Valerian Kuybyshev and as the head coach of the Mozambique national team.

References

  1. ^ FIBA Europe - The Soviet Dynasty

External links

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Olympic medal record
Men's Basketball
Silver Melbourne 1956 USSR
Silver Rome 1960 USSR
World Championship
Bronze 1963 Brazil USSR
European Championships
Gold 1957 Bulgaria USSR
Gold 1959 Turkey USSR
Gold 1961 Yugoslavia USSR

Victor Alekseyevich Zubkov (Russian: Виктор Алексеевич Зубков; born 24 April 1937 in Rostov, Soviet Union) is a retired Soviet basketball player considered one of the most distinguished players of Soviet and European basketball in the '50s and '60s, who won two silver medals at the Olympics for the Soviet national team.
A 2.04 m Center[1], at the club level Zubkov played for CSKA Moscow with whom he won 8 national league titles (19591966) and two European Champions cups (1961 and 1963).
As a member for the national team for seven years (19561963) he won two Olympic silver medals (1956 and 1960), one world championship Bronze medal in 1963 (in which he was also team captain) and three European championships (1957, 1959, 1961).
He retired from basketball in 1966 and since then has worked as senior instructor and deputy chief of the military-engineering academy named after Valerian Kuybyshev and as the head coach of the Mozambique national team.

References

  1. ^ FIBA Europe - The Soviet Dynasty

External links

  1. REDIRECT Template:PBC CSKA Moscow 1960–61 Euroleague champions
  2. REDIRECT Template:PBC CSKA Moscow 1962–63 Euroleague champions


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