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Oleg Znarok: biography
Oleg V. Znarok was born in the city of Ust-Kitaev Chelyabinsk region, it happened on 2 January 1963. From a young age his life was connected with sports, because his father, Valery Znarok was the city’s famous football coach. However, he also conducted classes on hockey. Thanks Oleg learned to skate at the age of three years. From this age you can count the career of the coach of the national team of Russia on hockey.
For the first time Oleg Znarok started playing in the ranks of the team «
Before recovery Oleg Znarok moved to Riga at the invitation of Vladimir Yurzinov, who encouraged him to play for the local «
After finishing his playing career Znarok almost without interruption started the activity of the trainer, he first brought up the youth national team of Latvia, and in 2006 became the head coach of the national team of Latvia. During his coaching team left a large number of old players who retired for health reasons, so the team dramatically upgraded, but this has not led to a drop in the level of the team. This fact is credited to the head coach. Oleg Znarok held this position until 2011, he left behind a remarkable heritage: the national team of Latvia to this day is one of the strongest teams in Europe.
Since 2008 Znarok started coaching the Russian clubs, the first of them was a hockey team of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Russia. Since 2010 Oleg V. started training at the Moscow hockey club «Dynamo». To his achievements in this post include twice winning the club of the Gagarin Cup in 1012 and 2013. Snarky recently recognized as the best hockey coach of the continental over the period 2009-2010.
After a long and successful playing and coaching career Oleg Znarok took the place of the head coach of the national team of Russia on hockey, he took up the post in 2014, replacing Zinetula Bilyaletdinov. After 2 months of wards snarky at the world championship in Minsk won all 10 matches, the Russian team became the fivefold world champion in ice hockey. Note that in the final match, Znarok was present on the podium, as he was suspended for a threatening gesture to the coach of the national team of Sweden. After the return of the Russian national team 2014 world Cup Vladimir Putin awarded Oleg Znarka the order of Merit.
Oleg Znarok happily married for many years. His wife