Ukrainian hockey players will compete for the gold medal of the winter youth Olympic games

Two Ukrainian hockey player will play in the final hockey tournament in the format of 3v3, where teams consist of athletes from different countries. Thus, Ukraine will receive a gold and silver award.

Against each other will play Vladimir Troshkin and Denise Pasko.

Troshkin plays for the team Green. They won the group stage, having suffered the only defeat against the team of Black. But in the semifinals, the team of Ukrainians took revenge 7:3, and the Ukrainian scored a hat-trick.

As for Dennis Pasko, his Red team in the semifinals defeated Braun with 9:7. Therefore, our two compatriots will meet in the final confrontation, where they will compete for gold medals.

“Feeling overwhelmed, because it is our first Youth Olympic games. Today I managed to get a good position and thanks to his team-mates to score in the opponents three goals. Persistent fighting spirit. We are determined to win” – shared with the press service of the NOC Volodymyr Troshkin.

Note, team of Ukrainians have already met in the group stage, and only a series of penalties allowed the team of Vladimir Troshkina to finish the match in their favor.

The decisive matches for medals III Youth Olympic games in Lausanne on 15 January.