Boris Egorovich Kubasov (June 22, 1939 – April 27, 2009, Vladivostok) – Soviet boxer of the 1950s – 1960s, master of sports of the USSR, champion of the RSFSR, silver medalist of the USSR Championship and the Spartakiad of the Peoples of the USSR, multiple champion and medalist of the championships of the Armed Forces of the USSR, honored trainer RSFSR and Yakut ASSR in boxing.Boxing careerKubasov began boxing in 1957 in the town of Sovetskaya Gavan, Khabarovsk Territory, where he worked as a mechanic in repair shops. He was allowed to visit the garrison’s gym, where only military sailors trained, and his first coach was the champion of the Pacific Fleet Yevgeny Dikiy.After being called up for military service in the USSR Navy, Kubasov spent almost half a year on his own, in the evenings he trained in the regimental sports club. He was tall for a lightweight, thin and somewhat clumsy, but he worked very hard and selflessly in the training room, and took first place in his debut competition. After that, they drew attention to Kubasov and he was preparing for the army championship under the of one of the strongest boxers in the district – officer Viktor Mitin.Just a year after his first official fight, Kubasov won the title of champion of the army district, fulfilling the norm of the first sports category. Boxing in a right-sided stance, he very skillfully used his main weapon – his left hand, often gaining early victories.The first truly serious success came to Kubasov in 1960 at the zonal tournament of the RSFSR championship, in fact, the championship of Siberia and the Far East, which was held in Khabarovsk. In the final match of that tournament, Kubasov won against the master of sports from Barnaul Chervov.After that, he remained in Khabarovsk to continue military service. For the final competitions of the RSFSR championship, he was prepared by an experienced coach – master of sports Viktor Zaveryukhin. At that tournament, Kubasov in the second fight lost to the bronze medalist of the 1956 Olympics, Anatoly Lagetko. But even in the same 1960, he managed to fulfill the norm of the master of sports.For two years in a row Kubasov won the tournament in memory of Konstantin Korotkov. In 1962, in Leningrad, at the personal championship of the Armed Forces, he lost in an equal fight to the four-time champion of the country Gennady Kakoshkin.But a year later, Kubasov became the champion of the Armed Forces of the USSR, finishing all the battles in that tournament with early victories. Then Kubasov won the gold medal of the third Spartakiad of the peoples of the RSFSR. And a month later, he won the silver medal of the final competitions of the Spartakiad of the Peoples of the USSR, losing in the final in a stubborn battle to the repeated champion of the USSR Boris Nikonorov.Coaching careerKubasov became a coach immediately after the end of his boxing career in the military rank of senior midshipman. After moving to Primorye, for many years he was the head coach of the sports club of the Red Banner Pacific Fleet. His team included such capable coaches as Vadim Otkidach, Gennady Myasnikov, Georgy Litvinov, Viktor Lomov and others. Under the leadership of Kubasov, naval boxing has achieved serious results. He also played an important role in the development of the Vladivostok boxing school. For several years, without the post of senior coach of SK KTOF, Kubasov also held the post of chairman of the Boxing Federation of Primorsky Territory.Kubasov knew how to bring already mature masters to the highest standards, and to guess future stars in novices who had just put on gloves. In 1977, Kubasov was awarded the title of Honored Trainer of the RSFSR. He also had the title of Honored Trainer of the Yakut ASSR. The most fruitful period for Kubasov and his students was the period of the late 1970s – early 1980s.Among his pupils are the USSR champion among youths, youth and adults Anatoly Koptev, the USSR champion and the bronze medalist of the World Championship Alexander Mikhailov, the silver medalist of the USSR Championship Abai Abdrakhmanov, the prize-winner of the USSR Championship Vasiliev, the finalist of the Spartakiad of the Peoples of the USSR Ivan Gorodilov, the champions of the RSFSR and the Armed Forces Andrei Shishkin and Anatoly Rodionov, winner of several major tournaments Vyacheslav Alekseev, USSR champion among youth Viktor Traidukov and many others.After completing his service in the navy, Kubasov began to train a group of boxers at the Vladivostok production association „Primorskoe" – in the gym of the „Stroitel" stadium. There he was a mentor, in particular, of members of the Primorsky Territory team Alexei Rusinov, Dmitry Tolstov, Serik Timirov.Boris Yegorovich Kubasov died on April 27, 2009 in Vladivostok at the age of 70.Sports achivmentsChampionship of the Armed Forces of the USSR in 1963 – 01!The third summer Spartakiad of the peoples of the RSFSR in 1963 – 01!III Summer Spartakiad of the Peoples of the USSR in 1963 – 02!