Ex-striker of the national team of Russia Alexei Yashin is included in the IIHF Hall of fame

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the Former striker of the national team of Russia on hockey Alexei Yashin included in the Hall of fame of the International ice hockey Federation (IIHF). This was reported on the website of the organization.

“the award Ceremony will be held on may 24 in Zurich, on the final day of the world championship-2020”, – stated in the message.

Alexei Yashin won the world title in 1993, also a bronze medalist of the world championship 2005, the silver prize-winner of Olympic games of 1998 and winner of bronze at the Olympics in 2002. The striker was captain of the national team.

In 2012, the hockey player finished career. Last club for which he played an athlete, was CSKA.

Earlier in the hockey Hall of fame IIHF included Vyacheslav Bykov and Andrei Chomutov. The ceremony took place in Minsk, which at the time held the world hockey championship.

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