Federation of hockey of Russia (FHR) and “Nornikel” has signed the cooperation agreement. This was reported on the website of the company.
In a statement the press service said that “Nornikel” becomes the General partner of the Russian hockey Federation, men’s and women’s national hockey team.
The main direction of cooperation of the Federation and “Norilsk Nickel” — the development of the national program of preparation of hockey players of “Red car”, and support integrated training of national teams of Russia on hockey to the Olympic games in 2022 in Beijing.
“Hockey is a special sport for our country, which is associated with the legendary victories of the past and present, — said the President of “Norilsk Nickel” Vladimir Potanin.
According to the head of the company, cooperation with the FHR will bring the training of young hockey players across the country to a new professional level. “This will lay a solid Foundation for future victories of Russian athletes and for the overall health of the young generation,” he said.
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