Yury Belyayev (footballer)

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Yury Belyayev
Yury Beliaev 2010.jpg
Belyayev meeting with CSKA Moscow supporters
Personal information
Full name Yury Ivanovich Belyayev
Date of birth (1934-04-02)2 April 1934
Place of birth Moscow, Soviet Union
Date of death 14 December 2019(2019-12-14) (aged 85)
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Position(s) Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1951 CSDA Moscow
1952—1954 Avangard Kolomna
1955–1960 CSKA Moscow 111 (52)
National team
1956 USSR
Teams managed
1966–1967 CSKA Moscow (coach)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Yury Ivanovich Belyayev (Russian: Юрий Иванович Беляев; 2 April 1934 – 14 December 2019) was a Soviet football player and coach. He played in 111 matches for CSKA Moscow, scoring 52 goals. He was a member of the national team that won a gold medal at the 1956 Summer Olympics.[1]

From 1974 to 1980, he coached in the Soviet Armed Forces.[2]

In 1991, Belyayev was honored as a Merited Master of Sport by the Soviet Union.[1]

On 14 December 2019, Belyayev died at the age of 85.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Умер олимпийский чемпион 1956 года в составе сборной СССР по футболу Юрий Беляев" (in Russian). TASS. 2019-12-14.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Ушёл из жизни чемпион Олимпийских игр 1956 года Беляев" (in Russian). Championat.ru. 2019-12-14.