Ice Hockey Federation of Russia

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Association name Ice Hockey Federation of Russia
IIHF membership 19 January 1992
Association history Russia
President Vladislav Tretiak
IIHF men's ranking 2
IIHF women's ranking 6

The Ice Hockey Federation of Russia (Russian: Федерация хоккея России, Federatsiya Khokkeya Rossii) is the governing body overseeing ice hockey in Russia.[1][2] In 2019 Russia had 110,624 ice hockey players registered with its ice hockey federation.[3]


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 Soviet Union, 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






Notable leadership

  • Yury Karandin, president of the Siberia–Far East branch of the Ice Hockey Federation of Russia since 1991
  • Yuri Korolev, vice-president of the Ice Hockey Federation of Russia from 1992 to 2001, and secretary general from 2001 to 2003
  • Andrey Starovoytov, general secretary of the Soviet Union Ice Hockey Federation from 1969 to 1986
  • Vladislav Tretiak, president of the Ice Hockey Federation of Russia as of 2019

See also


  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.
  3. ^ "IIHF Member National Association Russia". Retrieved 4 July 2019.

External links

  • Official website
  • IIHF profile
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