The Arena (Sports and Concert Complex) named after Viktor Blinov in Omsk, Russia. The home arena of ice hockey team Avangard Omsk since 1986 till 2007

Viktor Nikolayevich Blinov (b. September 1, 1945 in Omsk, Soviet Union - d. July 9, 1968 in Moscow, Soviet Union) was an ice hockey player who played in the Soviet Hockey League. He played for HC Spartak Moscow. He was inducted into the Russian and Soviet Hockey Hall of Fame in 1968.

He played in his first international on February 26, 1965 against Canada. He won a gold medal in the 1968 Winter Olympics. He scored ten goals in 32 internationas, the last of which was on February 17, 1968.

Blinov died from a heart attack he suffered during hockey practice. He was 22.[1]

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