2022 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOYS Y17
The tournament was canceled last season due to the covid pandemic. Reigning champion is the Russian team who won the final two years ago against Sweden 7-2.
The 2022 tournament will be played in Kemerovo January 28-30.
More information will be published closer to the event.
THIS IS KEMEROVO
Kemerovo is the admimistrative center of Kemerovo Oblast and an industrial city. The city is located at the confluence of the Iskitim river and the Tom river.
Kemerovo is situated in the big coal mining region of Kuznetsk Basin. The Kemerovo Oblast contains some of the largest coal deposits in the world and the diversity of coal produced here is recognised worldwide. Here you can see an exhibition about the history of mining in the region and about the coal industry. Evraz Group’s ore subsidiary, evrazruda, is a holding company for the production of coking coal from coal mines with a total production capacity of 1.5 billion tonnes of coke per year. Along with coal mining, the Kemerovo region is a big supplier of uranium and iron ore in terms of volume.
The city of Kemerovo is located in eastern part of the country, near the border with Ukraine and about 60 km north of Moscow.
Kemerovo is home town to the Super League team Kuzbass. The team finished seventh in the Super League last winter and went to the playoffs but there the team lost in two straight games against Yenisei.