Canadian hockey players defeated the Russians in the first match of the Olympics


Of Spain national team, Canaletto: Mr Song / RIA Novosti

Hockey team “Olympic athletes of Russia” was defeated by team Canada in the first match of the group stage of the Olympic games in Pyeongchang. On Sunday, February 11, the correspondent “reports»

The match was played at sports arena, University Quendon and ended with the score 5:0. Among canadian hockey players scored Rebecca Johnston (22-I and 49-I minute), Haley Irwin (25), melody Doust (36-I and 51-I).

In the other match of group A, the U.S. team defeated the national team of Finland with the score 3:1.

Just a hockey tournament involved eight teams. The next meeting between the US and “Olympic athletes of Russia” will be held 13 February at 15:10 Moscow time.

On 25 January, two days before the Olympic games, athletes from the United Olympic hockey team of North and South Korea are unable to understand each other because of differences in language. To solve the leadership of the South Korean ice hockey Federation has developed a special dictionary.

The games are held in South Korean Pyeongchang from 9 to 25 February.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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