Yuri Tsitsinov

Yuri Alexandrovich Zizinow (Russian Юрий Александрович Цицинов; born August 24, 1937 in Moscow, Russian SFSR, † 1994) was a Soviet- Russian ice hockey player who was active for many years for Krylia Sovetov Moscow in the Klass A and 1957 Soviet champion. With the Soviet national team, he won the bronze medal at the Olympic Winter Games 1960.


Yuri Zizinow began his career in 1956 at Krylia Sovetov Moscow and Krylia won with at the end of his first season the Soviet Championship title. In 1958 he was runner-up with Soviet Krylia, where he played mostly with Yevgeny Groschew in a row. In 1965 he moved within the league to Lokomotiv Moscow, before he returned in 1967 for one final season to Krylia Sovetov. In total he scored 120 goals in 370 games in the Klass A.

On November 24, 1959, he was in a game against Sweden for the first time for the Soviet national team on the ice. His international career was crowned with the bronze medal at the Olympic Winter Games 1960. For the national team, he scored 10 goals in 11 internationals. On February 28, 1960 he played his last international match.

In 1991 he was awarded the Honored Master of Sports of the USSR.

Awards and achievements


( Key to Career statistics: Sp or GP = Games Played, T or G = goals scored, V or A = achieved assists; Pts or Pts = scored points scorer, SM or PIM = received penalty minutes, / - = Plus / Minus balance sheet; PP = scored majority gates; SH = scored shorthanded goals, GW = achieved victory gates; Play-downs/Relegation 1 )