Augustin Bubník

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Bubník in 2009

Augustin "Gustav" Bubník (21 November 1928 in Prague, Czechoslovakia – 18 April 2017 in Prague, Czech Republic)[1] was a retired ice hockey player for the Czechoslovak national team. He won a silver medal at the 1948 Winter Olympics.[2] He also played in the 1947 and 1949 World Championships. Czechoslovakia won both.

He later worked as ice hockey coach and was elected as MP to the lower chamber of Czech Parliament from the Civic Democratic Party. He also worked as ice hockey coach of the Finnish National Team from 1966 to 1969, and was later inducted to the Finnish Hockey Hall of Fame.

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  1. Zemřel legendární hokejista Augustin Bubník, "tragický" mistr světa z roku 1949 (in Czech)
  2. "Czechoslovakia Ice Hockey at the 1948 Sankt Moritz Winter Games | Olympics at". Archived from the original on 2020-04-17. Retrieved 2018-04-01.