“Legends of Russian Hockey” Charity Event

21 November 2013

On November 18, 2013 the Russian Union of Athletes and the “Heroes of the Fatherland” Veterans Committee, supported by the Art, Science and Sport Charity Foundation held a charity event called “Legends of Russian Hockey”.

The event was aimed at strengthening the morale of the Russian ice hockey team in the wake of the 2014 Sochi XXII Olympic Winter Games.

During the event, the legends of Soviet and Russian ice hockey drew up a letter for the current Russian national Olympic team, which was presented to the Russian Ice Hockey Federation President ,Vladislav Tretiak. “The whole country will be supporting you and thinking of you! Back in our time, we did everything we could to win, we brought glory the USSR, our people and our sport. Today, do not let Russia down, boys! We are behind you and we are with you!”- wrote the Russian veterans in their inspiring letter to the team.

Some of the outstanding athletes from the USSR and Russia participated in the event:

Triple Olympic Champions

Vitaly Davydov

Vladislav Tretiak

Double Olympic Champions

Vladimir Lutchenko

Boris Mayorov

Alexander Maltsev

Boris Mikhailov

Vladimir Petrov

Vyacheslav Starshinov

Alexander Yakushev

Olympic Medallists and Coaches

Alexander and Vladimir Golikov

Alexei Zhamnov

Valeri Kamensky

Vladimir Myshkin

Alexander Pashkov

Vitaly Prokhorov

Igor Tuzik

Viktor Shalimov

Viktor Shuvalov

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