Last NameSportCountryYear Inducted

Sport: Ice Hockey
Inducted: 2020
Country: Soviet Union / Russia
Born: January 21, 1945, in Balashikha, Russia
Yuri Lyapkin

Ice hockey defenseman Yuri Lyapkin won a gold medal with the undefeated Soviet Union team at the 1976 Olympics.

He was also a key member of Soviet World Championships in 1970/71, 72/73, 73/74, 74/75, and won a silver medal in 75/76.

Lyapkin played for Elite League teams HC Spartak Moscow and Khimi Voskresensk for 13 seasons. He was inducted into the Russian-Soviet Ice Hockey Hall of Fame in 1973.


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