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Russia became a world champion in ice hockey

May 11 2009

Team manager of Russia on hockey in the final match of World Cup, which took place yesterday in the Swiss team beat Canada 2:1. Game winning goals were scored in the gate of contenders Oleg Saprykin and Alexander Radulov.

Thus, trust Vyacheslav Bykov defended his world title. Recall that in the final of World Cup 2008, Russians also fought with the Canadians. We note that the Russian forward Ilya Kovalchuk was named the best player of this World Cup.

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev called the head coach of Russian national Vyacheslav Bykov and congratulated the team on the victory. Sent their congratulations and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.

"The second time in a row to prove absolute leadership in the hockey world was much more difficult than to achieve this in the past year. The Russian team on the right to confirm his title, showing the studio game, and high team spirit," - said the prime minister.

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