Friday, June 1, 2007

1984: The USSR team that missed the Olympics.

The 1984 team of Soviet Union, that missed the Los Angeles Olympics, during a preparation tournament in Athens, Greece. Among the players: Kabanov, Naumov, Sharonov, Mshvenieradze, Marcoc, Kontenko, Proponchuk, Grishin, Ivanov. This was the last presence of Aleksander Kabanov as a player of the Soviet team, since by 1995 he became assistant of Boris Popov. This Soviet team, with some alterations won the 83,85,97 and 89 European Championships.
Photo: personal archive

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