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Young Russian Para hockey players won Cruisers Cup in Canada

08 November 2018

2018 Cruisers Cup finished in Canada. Russian team showing the powerful play beat every opponent from Canada and USA and won the main trophy.

Boys and girls from 6 Russian cities of Moscow, St-Petersburg, Cheboksary, Tula, Krasnoyarsk and Odintsovo of the age from 10 to 16 years old played for Russian team.

At the first competition day Russian team beat home team, Cruisers Juniors with 9:1.

Then at the second competition day our athletes beat Elmvale Cubs with the same score 9:1.

The third competition day Russian team celebrated the victories over former tournament champions Pirates de Montreal, 8:3.

In semifinal game Russian team again beat Rirates, 6:3.

In final game our athletes outscored Buffalo Sabres with 8:4.

Roster of Russian team.

Yury Boyko, Elizaveta Shpakova, Radislav Niga (Red Lighting, Krasnoyarsk)

Kirill Gavrilov, Victoria Timofeeva, Kirill Afanasov (Tropic, Tula)

Rafael Zinovyev, Nikolay Filippov (Avrora, St-Petersburg)

Arten Denisov (Snegiri, Moscow)

Aleksander Sobyanin (Umka, Odintsovo)

Daniil Bolotayev (Atal, Cheboksary)

Ivan Nosov (Krylya Sovetov, Moscow)


Source: website of the Junior Sledge-Hockey League

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