Leonid Pavlovski

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Leonid Pavlovski
Pavlovski (right) at the 1980 Olympics
Personal information
Born29 May 1949 (1949-05-29) (age 74)
Krasnoturyinsk, Russia
Height175 cm (5 ft 9 in)
Weight73 kg (161 lb)
SportField hockey
ClubCSKA Sverdlovsk (1969–1983)[1]
Medal record
Representing the  Soviet Union
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1980 Moscow Team

Leonid Viktorovich Pavlovski (Russian: Леонид Викторович Павловский, born 29 May 1949) is a retired Russian field hockey defender. He was the captain[2] of the Soviet team that who the bronze medal at the 1980 Olympics in Moscow.[3]

As most Soviet field hockey players of the 1970s Pavlovski competed both in bandy and field hockey, and won Soviet championships in both sports: in bandy in 1971 and 1974 and in field hockey in 1980. After retiring from competitions around 1983 he became the head coach of the Soviet and then Russian field hockey teams. Being a lifelong member of CSKA Sverdlovsk [ru] he was a career military officer holding the rank of lieutenant colonel.[1]


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