Published on 16.04.2018
The Ice Hockey World Junior Championship commenced on April 14, 2018 in Kiev. The teams of Ukraine, Austria, Japan, Hungary, Italy and Romania compete on the ice arena of the capital Palace of Sports for the right to enter the top division. Lauffer Group became the general sponsor of the competition, continuing in such a way the tradition of supporting the Ukrainian hockey. A year ago, the matches of the first division of the World Hockey Championship were held in the capital with the assistance of the Lauffer Group. And in March 2018, the final of the Ukrainian Women’s Hockey Championship of the season 2017-2018 was held in Kiev with the support of the Group.
“At the initiative of Alexander Leschinskiy, the founder of the Group, we again and again support this attractive and manly sport,” comments Vitalii Balykhin, the chief executive of Lauffer Group. – We are happy to note that ice hockey becomes more and more popular in our country year after year. Of course, we will continue to render comprehensive assistance to Ukrainian hockey players and promote holding of prestigious hockey competitions in Ukraine.”