Vlastimil Bubník

Vlastimil Bubník
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Personal information
Date of birth (1931-03-18)18 March 1931
Place of birth Kelč, Czechoslovakia
Date of death 6 January 2015(2015-01-06) (aged 83)
Place of death Brno, Czech Republic
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1943–1953 SK Královo Pole
1953–1962 Rudá Hvězda Brno 69 (26)
1962–1967 Spartak ZJŠ Brno 34 (6)
Total 103 (32)
National team
1957–1960 Czechoslovakia 11 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Olympic medal record
Men's ice hockey
Bronze medal – third place 1964 Innsbruck Team

Vlastimil Bubník (Czech pronunciation: [ˈvlascɪmɪl ˈbubɲiːk]; 18 March 1931 – 6 January 2015) was a Czech ice hockey player and footballer.

Bubník was born in Kelč, Czechoslovakia, and played in the Czechoslovak Extraliga. He played for HC Brno and Královo Pole. He also won a bronze medal at the 1964 Winter Olympics. He was inducted into the International Ice Hockey Federation Hall of Fame in 1997.

He was tied with Canada's Harry Watson and Russia's Valeri Kharlamov for the all-time Olympic scoring lead, until he was surpassed by Finland's Teemu Selänne in the 2010 Winter Olympics

During his football career he played for RH Brno. Over nine seasons in the Czechoslovak First League, he made 103 appearances, scoring 32 goals. He also scored 40 goals in five seasons in the second level. He earned 11 caps and scored 4 goals for the Czechoslovakia national football team from 1957 to 1960, and participated in the 1960 European Nations' Cup. He died in 2015.[1]


  1. ^ "Český hokej truchlí. Zemřel legendární Vlastimil Bubník" (in Czech). novinky.cz. 6 January 2015. Retrieved 6 January 2015.

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