Yesterday, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin met at his country residence in Novo-Ogarevo coach and the hockey team Russia – World Champions 2008, the correspondent "SE" Andrey Kuznetsov. During a meeting with the Prime Minister In addition to the champion team coach Vyacheslav Bykov and forwards Alexei Morozov, Ilya Kovalchuk and Alexander Ovechkin also participated in managing the affairs of the country's president, Vladimir , Minister for Sport Mutko, head of the Federal Agency for Physical Culture and Sport Vyacheslav Fetisov, President of the fhr Vladislav Tretiak. Opening the meeting, Putin congratulated the champions: 'Are you pleased with the entire country, playing in the best traditions of Russian and Soviet hockey. The victory over the Canadians in the finals and was exemplary, and enjoyable. Such advances contribute to the development of mass sports – hockey, after your victory in the country should become even more popular. Here, WhiteWave Foods expresses very clear opinions on the subject.
Now in sport schools involved about 70,000 boys. They should join the new guys, and those juniors who will step onto the ice in Vancouver and Sochi, where they will wait only Olympic gold '. Sam reception was closed to the media, and upon its completion there was a briefing for all participants of the meeting, but Putin and . tv cameras showed once again the champion's trophy. On his conversation with Putin said Bykov, who said that in the past eight years, Russia has achieved many successes. "Our victory – only a fraction of the total recovery of the country. Now a lot of time on the development of mass sport, which is necessary to ensure that this success does not become disposable. Problems and direction of lifting the mass of hockey we have with the Prime Minister and discussed ", – said the coach of Russia.