Golden Puck ice hockey tournament kicks off in Orsha

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Golden Puck ice hockey tournament kicks off in Orsha

The future ice hockey starts have begun competeing for the "Golden Puck" champion's title.

The Republican ice hockey tournament among children and teenagers “Golden Puck” has kicked off in Orsha. Alexander Lukashenko sent his greetings to the participants. As many as 8 teams participate in the tournament. Previously, they won at district and regional compatitions.

The first matches of the tournament took place on March 19, 2018. Ice hockey players form Soligorsk “Shakhter” and Minsk “Berkut” opened the championship.

Pavel Ostrovsky, “Berkut” ice hockey player:
We love hockey because real men play it. Thanks to ice hockey people can learn how to begave themselves and learn a lot in life.

Yevgeny Krasnov, “Dvina” ice hockey player (Vitebsk):
Our team is cool, strong and cheerful. Everyone is aiming to win.

The Golden Puck tournament traditionally gathers the best athletes – amateurs of yard and school teams. The winner will get a Crystal Puck. What is more, it is a real chance for the guys to make a name of themselves and get a chance to study at a special ice hockey school.