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2020 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS Y19 BOYS – COMPLETED!
This tournament was held in Helsinki, the capital of Finland, January 24-26.
RUSSIA WORLD CHAMPION
AFTER GOLDEN GOAL IN THE FINAL GAME!
BEST PLAYERS OF THE TOURNAMENT
The directorate of the Yl9 World Championships decided
following Best Players and All Star Team
Most Valuable Player
Roman Darkovski, Russia
Best goal keeper
Gustav Eknes Slotsvig, Norway
Jesper Granqvist, Sweden
Best midfield player
Roman Darkovski, Russia
Isac Karlsson, Sweden
Isac Karlsson, Sweden, 13 goals
Best players of each team
Gustav Eknes Slotsvig
Gustav Eknes Slotsvig, NOR
Grigori Jakolev, RUS, Nikita Jagontsev, RUS, Jesper Granqvist, SWE, Alex Karlgren, SWE
Kasper Sandgren, SWE, Roman Darkovski, RUS, Patric Baclanan, FIN
Isac Karlsson, SWE, Danil Beljajev, RUS, Kiril Kolomeizev, RUS
THIS IS HELSINKI:
Helsinki is the capital and most populous city of Finland and located on the shore of the Gulf of Finland. Helsinki is the seat of the region of Uusimaa in southern Finland. Helsinki has 650 058 inhabitants and the city is the country’s most important center for politics, education, finance and culture. Together with the cities of Espoo, Vantaa, and Kauniainen Helsinki forms the Greater Helsinki area, which has a population of nearly 1.5 million.
Helsinki had a tumultuous history during the first half of the 20th century especially including the Finnish Civil War and the Winter War. Helsinki continued its development. In 1952 the city was hosting the Olympic Summer Games. Helsinki region tripled the population in the 1970s, and the Helsinki Metro subway system was built.
The first World Championships for Men in Bandy 1957 was played in Helsinki and the World Championships 1967 was also held in Helsinki, among other cities.
Helsinki is also the home city of two teams, HIFK and Botnia, in the highest Finnish bandy league.
Sanna Marin (picture) is Finlands Prime Minister since December 2019. She is 34 years old and the second youngest Prime Minister. The youngest Prime Minister in the World is Sebastian Kurz i Austria, 31 years old.
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