Yuri GROMOV, “FACTS”
On 73-m to year of life died honored master of sports and honored coach of Russia in water Polo Alexander Kabanov.
During his playing career in the USSR team twice became Olympic champion in Munich-1972, Moscow-1980, also twice won the world Championships (1975 and 1982) and Europe (in 1981 and 1983). Speaking for the team of Moscow state University, CSK VMF and the “Petrel”, repeatedly triumphal in prestigious European tournaments.
Boars twice became Olympic champion as a player
Since 1985, moved to coaching. Under his leadership, the teams of USSR and Russia became an Olympic medalist (silver in Sydney 2000, a bronze in Seoul in 1988 and Athens 2004), won the world and European Championships, triumphal in the World League and the world Cup. For his services he was awarded state awards (the order of “Friendship of peoples” in 1980, the October revolution in 1984, “Friendship” in 2001), and in may 2001, introduced at the international hall of fame aquatic sports.
After a successful playing career Boars proved to be excellent and as a coach
Since 2009, Boar headed the women’s team of “KINEF-Surgutneftegas” of the Leningrad region, which under his leadership has invariably been national champion and has twice won the prestigious Euroleague.
Earlier, the “FACTS” reported that he died three-time Olympic champion in athletics Bobby morrow.