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World Championship 2020 cancelled!

The Federation of International Bandy regretfully announces cancellation of the 2020 Men’s Bandy Championship Group A in Irkutsk, Russia, due to the Covid19 pandemic!

The Championship was scheduled to take place at the Baikal Ice Palace October 5-11 this year. It has been cancelled because of the Covid19 pandemic on recommendations of the Foreign Ministries of the countries taking part in this major competition. All the participating National Federations support the FIB’s decision to cancel.

The President and Executive Committee of the Federation of International Bandy expresses its regret at having to make this decision. FIB assures all its members and supporters that consultation and negotiations with National Bandy Federations and Associations, international health authorities, and the World Championship Organizers are its priority.

Boris Skrynnik, FIB President

FIB President Boris Skrynnik says ”We will take every step to find a solution to this unprecedented situation. Bandy will not be beaten!”