Marat Kalimulin
Marat Kalimulin.jpg
Position Defence
Born August 20, 1988(1988-08-20),
Tolyatti, Soviet Union
Died September 7 2011 (aged 23),
near Yaroslavl, Russia
Pro Career 2005 – 2011
Medal record
Competitor for Flag of Russia.png Russia
Ice hockey
World Junior Championships
Bronze 2008 Czech Republic

Marat Natfulovich Kalimulin (Russian: Марат Натфулович Калимулин) (August 20, 1988 – September 7, 2011) was a Russian professional ice hockey defenceman who played for Lokomotiv Yaroslavl of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).[1] He was killed in the 2011 Lokomotiv Yaroslavl plane crash, in which almost all players and coaches from the club perished.

Death[edit | edit source]

On September 7, 2011, Kalimulin was killed in the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl plane crash, when a Yakovlev Yak-42 passenger aircraft, carrying nearly his entire Lokomotiv team, crashed just outside Yaroslavl, Russia. The team was traveling to Minsk to play their opening game of the season, with its coaching staff and prospects. Lokomotiv officials said "'everyone from the main roster was on the plane plus four players from the youth team.'"[2][3][4]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Yaroslavl Lokomotiv's 2010-11 Roster
  2. First pictures from the crash of Yak-42 near Yaroslavl. (2011-09-07). Retrieved on 2011-09-07.
  3. The list of Lokomotiv players who died. (2011-09-07). Retrieved on 2011-09-07.
  4. Pavol Demitra among 43 killed in Russian plane crash. (2011-09-07). Archived from the original on 2012-05-25. Retrieved on 2011-09-07.

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