The Russians took the first place in group b of the world youth championship on hockey (players under 20), which takes place in Finland. Russian national team beat the Slovaks 2:1.
In the quarterfinals, the Russians will play the team which finished fourth in group A.
On the shots advantage the Russian team with 27:21.
The score on the 16th minute was opened by Arthur Louth (Avangard, Omsk) 1:0. At 30 minutes, Egor Rykov has doubled advantage of Russians 2:0.
In the 36th minute, Christian Jaros (Lulea, Sweden) reduced the gap to 2:1.