“The Russian team reached the final of the world Cup of hockey

In the match for gold, which will be held on Sunday, she will play the winner of the Sweden – Kazakhstan

– Russian national team on hockey has won a place in the final of the 2018 world Cup.

In the 1/2 final match of the competition, the Russians in Khabarovsk defeated the rivals from the national team of Finland. The result of the confrontation – 8:2 in favor of team Russia.

In the final (it will be held on Sunday), the Russian team will play the winner of the Sweden – Kazakhstan.

The tournament, the Russian team started in the group stage, where he won the group A team of Norway (15:1) and Finland (2:1) and lost to Sweden (3:6). In the group she scored 4 points and took second place. Sweden, gaining 6 points, became the first. In the quarterfinals of the big Russians defeated Germany (26:1).

The current world champion is the national team of Sweden, last year for the 12th time won the world Cup. On account of the national team of Russia, which was at that time silver medalist, a total of 10 victories in the finals. And together with the previous success of the national team of the USSR national team won the world Cup 24.

The world Championships of hockey are held in 1957. Since then, only two finals were held without the participation of domestic players in 1987 and 2004.

In 2018 the world Cup matches in division (main division) held in Khabarovsk (Russia), division in Harbin (China).

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