Russia is playing host to the 2016 International Ice Hockey Federation World Championship, which kicked off May 6. The world's best hockey teams will face off in the state-of-the-art Ice Palace arena in Moscow and the Yubileiny sport arena in Saint-Petersburg.
The tournament will be the biggest international sporting event held in Russia this year, with 400,000 spectators watching 64 matches.
Coca-Cola Russia’s successful partnerships at major events such as the 2013 Universiade in Kazan, the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi and the 2015 FINA in Kazan, created unforgettable fan experiences while benefiting communities.
The official signing ceremony was held last week in Moscow between Ljubo Grujic,
Coca-Cola Russia is honored to be an official supplier of a wide range of high-quality soft drinks, water and juices for the teams, players, organizers, volunteers and spectators and will launch a campaign on social media, inviting all fans to come together and support their national team.
"Ice, emotions, and authentic feelings -- all these are common features of both
He continued, "For Сoca-Cola Russia, it is a great honor to support the Russian national team and such a large-scale sporting event like 2016 International Ice Hockey World Championship. This partnership is an important milestone for
Tretyak added, "The Ice Hockey World Championship in Russia is a powerful incentive for the development of mass participation in ice hockey across the country. In Russia, there are more than 300 youth sports schools where tens of thousands of children and teenagers are trained to play ice hockey. I hope that the world championship will help attract more boys and girls to ice hockey classes, and I appreciate
Earlier this year,
On the evening of the partnership signing, TASS news agency held a press conference dedicated to the IIHF World Championship. At the press conference, Tretiak announced the agreements with
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