January 21, 1945|
Balashikha, Soviet Union
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||192 lb (87 kg; 13 st 10 lb)|
HC Spartak Moscow
|National team||Soviet Union|
Lyapkin is Jewish. He played in the Soviet Hockey League for Khimik Voskresensk and HC Spartak Moscow. He won a gold medal playing for the undefeated Soviet Union team at the 1976 Olympics. He also won world championships with the Soviet team in 1970/71, 72/73, 73/74, and 74/75, and a silver medal in 75/76.
- "Lyapkin, Yuri". Jewsinsports.org. Retrieved October 18, 2011.
- Paul Taylor (2004). Jews and the Olympic Games: the clash between sport and politics: with a complete review of Jewish Olympic medallists. Sussex Academic Press. ISBN 9781903900888. Retrieved October 18, 2011.
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Yury Lyapkin". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2016-12-04.
- Yuri Lyapkin - Eliteprospects.com
- "Yuri Lyapkin". Jewishsports.net. 1945-01-21. Retrieved 2020-01-30.
- Biographical information and career statistics from Eliteprospects.com, or Eurohockey.com, or The Internet Hockey Database
- Russian and Soviet Hockey Hall of Fame bio
- Yury Lyapkin at Olympedia
- Yury Lyapkin at the International Olympic Committee
- Yury Lyapkin at the Olympic Channel
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