Ivan Hlinka’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jan 26, 1950

Death Date

Aug 16, 2004

Age of Death

54 years

Cause of Death

Car Accident

Profession

Hockey Player

The hockey player Ivan Hlinka died at the age of 54. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Center who represented Czechoslovakia in the Olympics, winning bronze in 1972 and silver in 1976, also winning gold at the World Ice Hockey Championships.

He was born in Most, Czechoslovakia.

Members of the Czech Republic national hockey team remain in shock over the death of head coach Ivan Hlinka. Team spokesman Pavel Bara confirmed Monday that Hlinka died from injuries sustained in a car crash. He was 54.