Head coach of Russia Oleg Znarok will retain his post. About this “R-Sport” said the President of Federation of hockey of the country Vladislav Tretiak.
“Znarok, of course, will continue to work. He has a contract until the Olympics in 2018. Now there’s a bronze medal of the world championship, and even with him we all time in the medals,” — said the head of the FHR.
Team Russia Sunday, may 21, the team defeated Finland with the score 5:3 in the match for third place at the world Cup, which takes place in Cologne and Paris.
Znarok led the national team of Russia in 2014. Under his leadership, the team won the world championship gold in 2014, silver in 2015 and a bronze medal in 2016, and also reached the semi-finals of the world Cup in 2016.
Winter Olympics in South Korea’s Pyeongchang will be held from 9 to 25 February 2018.