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The B-Championship will be played in Irkutsk and Shelekhov. The games will be played at the outdoor arenas Zenith, Trud, Stroitel and Record.
The 11 countries will play from March 1 to 6. Most games will be played 2 x 30 minutes. The semi finals, game for bronze medal and the final will be played 2 x 45 minutes.
Czech Republic * Great Britain * Hungary * Japan * Latvia
Mongolia * Netherlands * Slovakia * Somalia * Switzerland * Ukraine
Irkutsk is one of the largest cities in Siberia in Russia, located on the Baikal Lake shore in southern Siberia. Lake Baikal is the largest lake in the world by volume, and the deepest lake in the world with a maximum depth of 1 642 m. Irkutsk is a significant military city and seat of the Archbishop of the Russian Orthodox Church. The city is 5 185 km by rail from Moscow.
Irkutsk grew up around settlements established in 1653 by Ivan Pochabov for the collection of taxes from the locals. In 1760, the first road link was established between Moscow and Irkutsk, which contributed to rapid economic development. Trade with China increased.
Is a city in Irkutsk Oblast. Shelekhov has a railroad station on the Trans-Siberian Railroad, 20 km southwest Irkutsk. The city was named in honor of G. I. Shelikhov. It is located on the plains between the rivers Irkut and Olha.
Shelekhov was founded in 1953 when the first construction workers of the Irkutsk Aluminum Smelter had installed the first six housing tents. In 1962, Shelekhov was granted town status.
The first inhabitants were the people of the villages Olkha, Markovo, Vvedenschina and the settlement of Bolshoj Lug. In June 1956 the first workers of the Orel Komsomol arrived on train to the site. The first kindergarten was opened on 15 September 1955 and the first high school was opened by the end of 1956. Today 48 000 people live in Shelekhov.
Journalists and photographers who wants to cover the World Championships for Men in Irkutsk has to apply for accreditation. You can do that via this link to the organizers in Irkutsk. NOTE – Apply for accreditations for Group B are […]
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Now the game schedules are ready for the World Championships for Men group A and B. Group B plays in different arenas in the Irkutsk region March 1-6. Group A plays in the new “Ice Palace Baikal” in Irkutsk March […]