Photo: Olle Modin

Russia became World Champion for Boys Y17 in Lidköping, Sweden. In the final, Russia won by 7-2 against Sweden. It was very well deserved guys from Russia who won the final. The team dominated the match from start to finish and Sweden never came close. Russia continued its offensive play throughout the match and it never gave the Swedish team any chance to take control of the game.

0-1 (02) Vladislav Fedorenko, assist Mikhail Shirshov
1-1 (19) Rasmus Skarps, assist Ludde Bjernulf
1-2 (22) Artur Shelpaikov. assist Mikhail Shirshov
1-3 (41) Andrei Busygin, assist Ivan Brovkin
1-4 (51) Ivan Kondratev
1-5 (52) Ivan Kondratev, assist Vladislav Fedorenko
2-5 (62) Vladimir In-Fa-Lin, assist Måns Racov
2-6 (69) Andrei Busygin, assist Vladislav Fedorenko
2-7 (78) Vladimir Mikhalchenko, assist Mikhail Shirshov

Best players in the final
Mikhail Shirshov, Russia and Vladimir In-Fa-Lin, Sweden


Best midfielder and Most Valuable Player
Mikhail Shirshov, Russia

Best forward
Ivan Kondratev, Russia

Best goal keeper
Mathias Amlie Sandvik, Team Europe

Best defender
Karl Tagesson, Sweden

Best goal scorer
Arvid Tapper, Sweden

The tournament was held in Sparbanken Lidköping Arena, Sweden, March 13-15. The tournament was organized by Lidköpings AIK, one of the bandy clubs in Lidköping.

This is the first time that an international championship is being held in Lidköping. The tournament was decided between four teams as Norway withdrew from the tournament shortly before it started.


Team Europe

One of the teams is “Team Europe” – Ambassadorial team of the tournament
Here is Why!



Lidköping’s old town hall

The city of Lidköping is south of the south eastern part of Lake Vänern called Kinneviken. The city is
divided into two parts by the river Lidan. The east side is called the old city and the west side the new
city. In the new town square stands the statue of Magnus Gabriel De la Gardie. Lidköping received its
first known city privileges on June 17, 1446, by Sweden’s then king, Kristofer of Bavaria, and thus
became the first city on Lake Vänern. Lidköping has a wide flora of industry and business.

39 736 people live in Lidköping municipality and the arena “Sparbanken Lidköping Arena” was inaugurated on December 25, 2009. Audience capacity 1 250 seats and 3 000 stands.

Lidköping is home town for the Swedish champion team Villa Lidköping BK and Lidköpings AIK in the second series Bandyallsvenskan.

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