The world Cup of hockey suffered due to coronavirus
The group A tournament of the world bandy championship, which was scheduled to take place in Irkutsk from March 29 to April 5, was postponed due to the spread of the coronavirus. The competition will be held approximately in October 2020. This is reported by the press service of the International bandy Federation with reference to the President of the FIB and the FHR, Boris Skrynnik.
– Negotiations about this with the International bandy Federation have been conducted over the past ten days. We believe that the decision is correct, since it is impossible to endanger the residents of the Irkutsk region and other regions of Russia who were going to come to the championship – " Vladimir matienko, head of the Directorate for world Cup preparation and holding, told Altair.
According to him, it was previously agreed that the world Cup among club teams, which takes place in mid-October in Sweden, will not be held. Because it is planned to hold the championship in these terms.
As for the Baikal ice Palace, a test match will be held there on March 22.
Press center of the V girls world championship U-17