Aleksandr Lukashenko sends greetings to Golden Puck participants

    Greetings to the participants of the national ice hockey competition Golden Puck

    Dear friends,

    I send my best greetings to the participants of the 17th nationwide ice hockey competition Golden Puck.

    Every year this prestigious tournament brings together young ice hockey players from all over the country. Each of you will have a chance to demonstrate courage, purposefulness, self-confidence and the ability to be part of a solid team.

    The Golden Puck is a genuine springboard for young ice hockey players. After the stage of selection at the regional, town and oblast competitions, the final stage of the tournament has welcomed the best teams which displayed resolution, composure and will for victory.

    I hope that for many of you this tournament will become the first step on the way to elite sport, strengthen your characters and help improve yourselves.

    I sincerely wish strong health, good mood, success and stunning play to all the participants of the competition.

    Let the strongest win!

    Aleksandr Lukashenko