On 70-m to year of life died a famous Soviet hockey player Vladimir geldings, champion of the USSR in 1969 as part of «Spartak», reports the website of the Moscow club.
The defender started his career in Chelyabinsk «Tractor», and then played in the capital’s «Locomotive».
In «Spartak» Vladimir horses played in the years 1968-72. He became a USSR champion 1969, and twice won the Cup of the USSR (1970, 1971).
In 1972-75, the Vladimir Merinov defended the colors of «Chemist» from Voskresensk.