The International Hockey Federation Congress (Köln, Germany) made a decision according to which Bobruisk will be a host of the World’s Youth Hockey Championship (Division I). Belarusian town will receive one of two groups of the Championship.
The World’s Youth Hockey Championship will take place on December, 13-19 2010. National teams from Latvia, Belarus, Italy, Japan, Great Britain (Group A, host city – Bobruisk, Belarus) and national teams from Austria, Denmark, Slovenia, Kazakhstan, Croatia and Lithuania (Group B, host city – Blend, Slovenia) will take part in this sport event.
Belarusian National Team will compete in the first division for the forth time: in 2007-2009 the team didn’t manage to return to the top-group. In 2007 Belarusian National Team was behind the team from Latvia, in 2008 – Switzerland, in 2009 – Norway.