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Russia continues with Bragin

Russia continues with Bragin

U20 national coach extends contract

Published 09.07.2015 11:55 GMT+3 | Author Martin Merk
Russia continues with Bragin
Valeri Bragin was coaching the Russian U20 national team in 2005, 2011, 2012 and 2015 winning one gold and three silver medals. Photo: Matthew Manor / HHOF-IIHF Images
The Ice Hockey Federation of Russia has extended the contract with national junior team coach Valeri Bragin for the upcoming season.

Bragin will coach Russia at the IIHF World Junior Championship for the fifth time next winter. One of the most successful coaches in the category in recent years, Bragin led the Russians to gold in 2011 and to silver medals in 2005, 2012 and 2015. He also won U18 gold with Russia in 2004.

At the World Juniors that will be held in the Finnish capital of Helsinki from 26th December to 5th January, Russia will play against Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Finland and Belarus at Hartwall Arena during the preliminary round.


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