Viktor Konovalenko
Position Goalie
Catches Left
5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
163 lb (74 kg)
Teams Torpedo Gorky
Born March 11, 1938(1938-03-11),
Gorky, Soviet Union
Died February 20 1996 (aged 57),
Pro Career 1956 – 1972
Olympic medal record
Men's ice hockey
Gold 1964 Innsbruck Team
Gold 1968 Grenoble Team

Viktor Sergeevich Konovalenko (March 11, 1938 - February 20, 1996) was an ice hockey goaltender in the Soviet Union. He played for the Torpedo Gorky (now Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod) team from 1956 to 1972.

Konovalenko led the Soviet team to the IIHF World Championships title every year from 1963 to 1968, 1970, and 1971. He was named the most valuable player in the Soviet league in 1970.

The Konavalenko Sports Palace, arena for the Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod Team, is named after him.

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Preceded by
Anatoli Firsov
Soviet MVP
Succeeded by
Anatoli Firsov

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