Revda (Sverdlovsk region)
8 children's hockey teams from Verkhnyaya Pyshma, Serov, Krasnouralsk, Sukhoi Log, Rezh, Revda, Kushva, Kirovgrad took part in the Children's hockey tournament in memory of Alexander Kozitsyn, including almost 200 participants born in 2010–2011. The competitions were held from March 22 to March 26, at the UIA "Palace of ice sports of the urban district of Revda". The prize fund of the tournament was 375,000 rubles.
The most spectacular traditionally was the final day, when the top three were determined. In the final mast the Metallurg team from Verkhnyaya Pyshma and Gornyak from Kushva fought for the main prize of the competition - a certificate for the purchase of sports equipment in the amount of 100,000 rubles. The residents of Pyshmina won the victory.
Meeting with a real legend of Russian hockey, Honored Master of Sports of Russia, Olympic Champion, World Champion, forward of the Avtomobilist Hockey Club Pavel Datsyuk. He was a guest of honor at the opening and closing ceremonies of the competition and handed each player an autographed postcard.
“We always set him up as an example for the guys,” said Yegor Shevelin, coach of the team from Verkhnyaya Pyshma, “we are not only talking about him as an outstanding athlete, but also as a worthy person. Because first of all we try to make good people out of the guys, and then good hockey players. ”
According to the mentors, such competitions temper, make children more disciplined, attentive, responsive. For many players, the Children's Hockey Tournament in memory of Alexander Kozitsyn became the first large-scale competition and gave a lot of vivid emotions.
All participants of the competition received gifts from the organizers of the tournament, the Children of Russia Charity Fund and the Ural Mining and Metallurgical Company.
1st place: HC "Metallurg" (Verkhnyaya Pyshma)
2nd place: HC "Gornyak" (Kushva)
3rd place: HC "Metallurg" (Serov)
4th place: HC "Buran" (Revda)
V place: HC "Uralskie Lynx" (Rezh)
VI place: HC "Olympic" (Sukhoi Log)
VII place: HC "Svyatogor" (St. Krasnouralsk)
VIII place: HC "Metallurg" (Kirovgrad).