Boris Afanasiev’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

IntroSoviet football and ice hockey player
Was Athlete
Football player
Association football player
Ice hockey player
From Algeria
Type Sports

8 August 1913, Moscow, Russia


1 January 1983, Moscow, Russia
(aged 69 years)

Boris Ivanovitch Afanasiev (Russian: Борис Иванович Афанасьев; August 8, 1913 – 1983) was a Russian ice hockey goaltender, coach, and football player.


Afanasiev was first a football player. He played for CDKA Moscow from 1929-1933. He then played for Dukat Moscow in 1933, for Dynamo Bolshevo from 1934-1937, and for Dynamo Kiev from 1938-1941. He later returned to CDKA Moscow from 1944-1948. He won the Soviet Cup with CDKA Moscow in 1945, before winning the Soviet Top League with them a year later. In total, he scored three goals in 93 games played in the Soviet Top League.

In 1948, after finishing his football career, Afanasiev began playing ice hockey. He won the Soviet Championship League with the CDKA Moscow hockey team in 1948, 1949, and 1950. He was CDKA’s goaltender along with Grigory Mkrtychan. He was inducted into the Russian and Soviet Hockey Hall of Fame in 1948.

After ending his ice hockey career in 1953, Afanasiev became a coach.