Titled national basketball favorite Games 1972 in the USSR team in basketball Ivan Dorny died at the age of 63. At last the lifetime of the athlete suffered from cancer.
A year earlier it became known that Gornogo revealed cancer. Then through the efforts of RBF and the Omsk club "Neftyanik-avant-garde" who posted on their own pages requests for assistance, turned out to raise funds for the treatment. But, to a huge regret, the disease took over. As said the President of the basketball Federation of Omsk region Vyacheslav Ukhov, the Olympic favorite in 1972 the USSR team died on 64-m to year of life from lung cancer.
The fate of the athlete was tragic. In 20 years of playing post Dorny was invited to the national team of the USSR. It has participated in the Olympic games in Munich, in the final the Russian team won a famous victory over the Americans with a score of 51:50. A year later, playing for Spartak Leningrad, became the winner of the Cup holders Cup, twice won the silver medal of the USSR championship.
Career Gornogo broke prison gripe smuggling for what he brought back from U.S. tour for sale a pair of jeans and a shirt. To support his family, but to go to America and work as a night cleaner at the supermarket, informs "Cempionatam". Vladimir Putin has returned to famous players in Russia, congratulating him on the semi-centennial anniversary and the appointment of a presidential pension. After returning home Dorny served as President of the basketball Federation of Omsk region.