Ice Hockey Federation of Russia

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Russia
Hockeyrussia.PNG
Association name Ice Hockey Federation of Russia
IIHF Code RUS
IIHF membership 19 January 1992
Association history Russia
1992–present
President Vladislav Tretiak
IIHF men's ranking 2
IIHF women's ranking 6
www.fhr.ru

The Ice Hockey Federation of Russia (Russian: Федерация хоккея России, Federatsiya Khokkeya Rossii) is the governing body overseeing ice hockey in Russia.[1][2]

History

Old logo, 1991–2015.

The federation was founded on 12 November 1991, during the existence of the Soviet Union and the Russian SFSR, as the "Ice Hockey Federation of the Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic / Ice Hockey Federation of Russia" (Russian: Федерация Xoккея Российской Советской Федеративной Социалистической Республики / Russian: Федерация хоккея России). On 19 January 1992, after the Soviet Union was dissolved and Russia took over the international rights and obligations of the USSR, the federation became the official successor of the Soviet Union Ice Hockey Federation and its successes and its full membership in the International Ice Hockey Federation.

National teams

Men

Women

Leagues

Active

Defunct

Notable people

  • Andrey Starovoytov, general secretary of the Soviet Union Ice Hockey Federation from 1969 to 1986
  • Vladislav Tretiak, current president of the Ice Hockey Federation of Russia

See also

References

  1. ^ Schultze, Sydney (1 January 2000). "Culture and Customs of Russia". Greenwood Publishing Group – via Google Books.
  2. ^ "The Business & Politics of Sports Second Edition". TBE Press I – via Google Books.

External links

  • Official website
  • IIHF profile
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