The President of Russia Vladimir Putin took part in the ceremony of awarding the winners of the world championship on hockey. This was reported by the correspondent.”.
“Congratulations to team Canada with the victory of the Finnish national team with talented game, and the team of Russia with bronze medals. Thank you Canada for giving the world such a beautiful game like hockey. It is clear that the Russian fans were waiting for gold, but sport is sport. All the guys gave their best, gave their all on the ice,” — said Putin.
The President presented the championship trophy to the hockey players of team Canada.
In the final match of the world championship, which took place on 22 may in Moscow, team Canada beat team Finland 1:0.
The Russian national team at the home world championship took third place in the bronze medal match beatingteam USA with a score of 7:2.
The world Cup was held in Moscow and St. Petersburg from 6 to 22 may.