The 2019 European Youth Olympic Winter Festival will be held in Sarajevo and East Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina) from 10 to 16 February. Belarus will be represented by 46 athletes in 6 sports. Today we introduce the hockey team (U-17).
20 players are in the application of hockey team: Vitaly Antonovich, Kyril Buinich (captain), Daniil Veremeichik, Vladislav Zalesinskiy, Egor Klavdiev, Dmitriy Kuzmin, Miroslav Mikhalev, Nikita Parfenyuk, Vitaly Pinchuk, Herman Pirogovskiy, Oleg Pozhigan, Egor Uzlenko, Kyril Yuryta, Mark Yuryta, Maxim Voitovich, Valery Zhigalov, Maxim Lemeshevsky, Nikita Mytnik, Ilya Spat, Alexander Suvorov.
Coaching staff: Pavel Perepekhin, Evgeny Letov, Dmitry Filippovich. The head of the team is Alexey Vinokurov.
The national team of Belarus will perform in group "A" together with the teams of Finland and Slovakia.
In group "B": Czech Republic, Russia, Switzerland.
After the group round, the third-place teams will play for the 5th and 6th places. The teams that took second place in the group will play for the bronze, the winners of the groups- for the gold.
THE SCHEDULE OF THE HOCKEY TOURNAMENT:
11 Feb. 17.00-19.00*. Group "A". Finland – Slovakia
21.30-00.30. Group "B". Czech Republic – Russia
12 Feb. 17.00-19.00. Group "B". Russia – Switzerland
21.30-00.30. Group "A". Slovakia – Belarus
13 Feb. 17.00-19.00. Group "A". Belarus – Finland
21.30-00.30. Group "B". Switzerland – Czech Republic
14 Feb. 14.00-17.00. Match for the 5th place
18.00-21.00. Match for the 3rd place
22.00-01.00. Final competition.
* - Belarusian time.