Russian National Ice Hockey Team
Sochi 2014 Ambassador
The Russian ice hockey team is the current world champion and holds the first line in the teams rating (2009). Vyacheslav Bykov is the head coach of the team since 2006. He is the hockey player in the past, five-time world champion and double Olympic champion in the national team of USSR, the CIS and Russia.
“It is a tremendous honor for the Russian Ice Hockey Team to become Sochi 2014 Ambassadors.”
- World Champion in 1993, 2008 and 2009, silver prize of the World Championships in 2002, bronze prize in 2005, 2007
- Silver prize of the Olympic Winter Games in 1998, bronze prize of the Olympic Winter Games in 2002
- Euro Hockey Tour Champion in 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009.
- Russian team has confirmed its status as world champions at the World Championship in Switzerland in 2009, beaten all the competitors, including the Canadians in the final with the score 2:1.