BEIJING, February 9. /TASS/. Ivan Fedotov will be the goalkeeper for the ROC (Russian Olympic Committee) men’s ice hockey team at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing in a match against Switzerland, the Russian Hockey Federation announced on Tuesday. hockey (RHF) in a press release.
Fedotov, 25, plays for the Russian-based Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) hockey club CSKA Moscow.
Ice hockey competition at the Beijing 2022 Olympics will take place from February 9-20. The team of Russian ice hockey players was seeded in Group B along with teams from Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Denmark. The ROC (Russian Olympic Committee) team will play their Group B matches against Switzerland on February 9. They will then play against Denmark on February 11 and against the Czech Republic on February 12.
In the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, the Russian national ice hockey team played under the status of Olympic Athletes of Russia (OAR) and eventually won the Olympic gold medal in beating Germany 4-3 in sudden death overtime in the final match.
The 2022 Winter Olympics in the Chinese capital of Beijing take place from February 4 to 20. During the 128th IOC Session in Kuala Lumpur on July 31, 2015, Beijing was chosen to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics, making the Chinese capital the first city to host both the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Games (in 2008) and the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (in 2022).
Russian athletes in Beijing-2022
Due to international sanctions against Russian sports, Russian athletes are participating in the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing under the flag and logo of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) instead of the Russian national flag and emblem of the Russian Olympics. ‘State.
Russia’s national anthem is also under sanctions at the Olympics in China. Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s First Piano Concerto has been selected for performance at the Russian Olympians award ceremonies in Beijing.