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Valdis Muižnieks

Valdis Muižnieks
Medal record
Men's Basketball
Competitor for the  Soviet Union
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place Melbourne 1956 Team Competition
Silver medal – second place Rome 1960 Team Competition
Silver medal – second place Tokyo 1964 Team Competition
European Championship
Gold medal – first place Bulgaria 1957 Soviet Union
Gold medal – first place Turkey 1959 Soviet Union
Gold medal – first place Yugoslavia 1961 Soviet Union

Valdis Muižnieks (February 22, 1935 – November 29, 2013) was a Latvian basketball player.[1]

Muižnieks was born in Riga. He played for ASK Riga and won 3 Euroleague titles (1958, 1959, 1960) and 4 Soviet national championships (1955, 1956, 1957, 1958).

Playing for Soviet national team, Muižnieks won 3 gold medals at Eurobasket 1957, Eurobasket 1959, Eurobasket 1961, and 3 silver medals at the Olympic Games (1956, 1960, 1964).


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External links

  • Profile at ASK (riga) site
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