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Organizers held press conference in Minsk

Published 31.01.2014 18:54 GMT+2 | Author Organizing Committee
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With 100 days to go, the organizers held a press conference in Minsk. Photo: Organizing Committee of the 2014 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship
100 days before the start of the World Championship, a press conference was held at the national press centre in Minsk on 29 January.

The following persons took part in the event:

  • chairman of the Belarusian Ice Hockey Association, head of the Organizing Committee, Yevgeni Vorsin;
  • director of state agency CenterKurort Oleg Mikhailov;
  • deputy chairman of the Minsk City Executive Committee Igor Karpenko;
  • ticketing manager of the OC, representative of Ticketpro, Anton Kuzmich; 
  • head of customs control department of the State Customs Committee, Vladimir Orlovsky;
  • head of the border control department of the State Border Committee Sergei Belko.

Yevgeni Vorsin pointed out that all the major issues connected with fulfillment of contracts and agreements for holding the World Championship in Minsk are almost solved.

Both arenas are almost ready for the event. The experts have checked the quality of the ice surface and appreciated it.

“Now we should take all the measures to equip the arenas. It concerns locations for TV commentators, media, the organization and equipment for the press centre. Some other things are to be clarified,” Vorsin said.

The participants of the press conference told about the final stages of preparation for the World Championship and answered numerous questions from reporters.


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