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Belarus and Latvia to host 2021 IIHF World Championship

Good news came from German Cologne May 19. Belarus and Latvia will host the World Hockey Championship in 2021. The decision was made at the Congress of the IIHF.

Finland was the competitor of Minsk and Riga. The votes divided: 55 vs. 52.

The IIHF World Championship is set to take place from 7 to 23 May 2021. It is expected that the final and the semifinal matches will be held in Minsk.

This will not be the first time these nations have hosted the IIHF WM. The Baltic state hosted the championship in 2006, while Belarus in 2014. The 2014 IIHF WM in Minsk was recognized one of the best in the history of the competitions.

Belarus and Latvia to host 2021 IIHF World Championship