The Bashkir Paralympian Alexander Davidovich recently competed in the Canadian city of Canmore at the World Cup among people with musculoskeletal and vision disorders. Davidovich won a silver medal at a distance of 5 km in the "sitting" class. The result of the athlete from Bashkiria is 21.24,3, the republican ministry of youth policy and sports reported.
On December 13, the Russian stage of Eurotour - the Channel One Cup starts. Four Salavat Yulaev hockey players are called up by the national teams. The Salavat Yulaev's goaltender Ben Scrivens will defend the colors of the Canadian team, the forward Linus Omark is called up by the Swedish team, and Teemu Hartikainen and Joonas Kemppainen will represent Finland at the "Channel One Cup".
The Chinese city of Huai'an hosts the World Mind Games, where the representative of Bashkortostan Alexander Georgiev participates. Our draughts player won a silver medal in a rapid program. "Alexander Georgiev's silver medal became the eighth at the Mind Games. The Ufa native became the sole leader in terms of their number among all sportsmen in five sports included in the program of the World Mind Games in its history", the Republican Draughts Federation specifies.
Ruslan Zakharov, who until the present moment represented the Bashkir short track school on the world stage, will compete at the Olympics-2018 in Pyeongchang for another region. According to some sources, this is a Moscow region. The athlete says in social networks that he re-qualified and became a member of the Russian national speed skating team.
The Women's Hockey League has published the final teams of the Team East and Team West for 2018 WHL All-Star Game, which will be hosted by the capital of Kazakhstan - Astana. In the final list there are 34 hockey players of the WHL, including eight representatives of the Ufa HC Agidel. "The goalkeeper Anna Prugova, defenders Maria Pechnikova and Anna Shibanova, as well as forwards Fanny Gasparic, Inna Dubanok, Ekaterina Lebedeva, Olga Sosina and Nicole Chupkova will compete for the team of the East, which will be headed by Denis Afinogenov," the press service of the Bashkir hockey team reports.
HC Lokomotiv (Yaroslavl) began the last home game of Salavat Yulaev with a KHL record set by Alexander Yelesin: the first puck flew into Ben Scrivens' net in five seconds after the beginning. The stands of the "Ufa-Arena" did not even understand what had happened. At the end of the first period five seconds were again fatal for the Salavat Yulaev (
On Friday, December 8, the World Mind Sports Games (WMSG) will start in Huai’an City. Two representatives of the draughts school of Bashkortostan will take part in them: Aigul Idrisova and Alexander Georgiev. The organizer of complex competitions in five types of intellectual sport (bridge, go, xiangqi, chess, draughts)
Vladimir Putin stated that authorities would not prevent Russian athletes from participating in 2018 Olympics in neutral status
Russian athletes have received approval from the authorities to participate in the 2018 Olympic Games in South Korean Pyeongchang in a neutral status. Russian President Vladimir Putin, while talking to workers of the Gorky Automobile Plant, stated that the country's authorities would not prevent the Russian athletes from participating in the 2018 Olympics in a neutral status, TASS reports.
The Secretary-General of the International Children's Games Committee Richard Smith is on a working visit to Ufa. As representative of the Ministry of Youth Policy and Sports RB Liya Gubaidullina told Bashinform News Agency, Richard Smith arrived in the capital of Bashkortostan in preparation for the International Children'
Yesterday, the International Olympic Committee made a "verdict" on Russian athletes: they can go to the 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang, but can compete only under a neutral flag, and in case of victory it will sound the anthem of the Olympic Games and the Olympic flag will be raised. Among possible participants of the upcoming Olympics in South Korea are the names of Bashkir athletes.
From December 15 to December 18, more than two thousand sportsmen, representatives of martial arts schools from 40 regions of Russia and foreign countries will gather in the Ufa sports complex "Dynamo". The capital of Bashkiria hosts the "14th International Forum of Martial Arts". According to the idea of the organizers, the forum will host the All-Russian tournament on all-style karate, the Open National Championship and the Championship of Combat Martial Arts of the Federation of the Combat Self-Defense of Russia, the International Seminar on Aikido, Open Interregional and Republican Tournaments in Wushu, Belt Wrestling, Thai Boxing, Hand-to-hand Combat, Taekwondo GTF, workshops of masters and demonstration performances of a number of federations.
The Salavat Yulaev’s goaltender Ben Scrivens will defend the colors of the Canadian team, the forward Linus Omark is called up by the Swedish team, and Teemu Hartikainen and Joonas Kemppainen will represent Finland at the "Channel One Cup", which starts in Moscow on December 13. According to the press service of the hockey club Salavat Yulaev, defender Anatoly Elizarov is in the expanded list of the Russian national team.
Two shut-out victories of Salavat Yulaev are left behind. The new rival was the HC Dynamo (Moscow). Judging by the statistics of the official website of the KHL, 5433 seats were occupied in the stands. The game started with a few errors of the home team, when the guests broke a shut-out series of Ben Scrivens.
A save percentage 96.59% with a reliability factor of 1.01 - this is a result of the goalkeeper of the Ufa Salavat Yulaev club Ben Scrivens for the past week. The Canadian goalkeeper reached this indicator after three matches of Salavat Yulaev , with two shutout matches won by Scrivens. His shutout series currently stands at 125 minutes and 27 seconds, the press service of HC Salavat Yulaev specified.
The Olympic champion, the trainee of the Bashkir fencing school Timur Safin won a silver medal at the World Cup stage - Grand Prix. According to the press service of the Ministry of Youth Policy and Sport of Bashkiria, our fencer lost only to the leader of the FIE world rating, the American Alexander Massialas - 13:15.
On Monday, December 4, Ufa hockey players on the home ice will meet with HC Dynamo (Moscow). Previously, Salavat Yulaev had a shutout win over the Minsk team-mates of the current rivals and in the second episode of the "green derby". For four days hockey players of HC Salavat Yulaev earned six points and currently occupy the eighth place of the Eastern Conference.
The world famous bass, our fellow countryman Ildar Abdrazakov performed in the Kremlin at the final draw of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Also on this day the People's Artist of Russia Larisa Dolina and singer Alsu pleased the public with their singing. Following the draw the Russian national team will play against Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Uruguay.
On the official website of the "Week of Hockey Stars -2018", which will be hosted by the capital of Kazakhstan Astana in January, the fans' voting is over. As a result, two players from the Ufa Salavat Yulaev will play for Chernyshev's team. The defenseman Philip Larsen received 2759 votes, forward Linus Omark - 2483 votes.
The trainee of Bashkir biathlon Anton Babikov was the best among Russians in the men's individual race of the first stage of the World Cup, which takes place in the Swedish city of Ostersund. The Ufa native finished the fifth, having lost six seconds to Martin Fourcade in the fight for the bronze.
On the official website of the National Hockey League, experts singled out favorites among the contenders for the Vezina Trophy Award, which is presented to the best goalkeeper of the league who played at least 25 matches in the regular season. The list of applicants included a trainee of Bashkir hockey, goalkeeper of the "Tampa Bay Lightning" club Andrei Vasilevsky.