Lukashenka honors ice hockey players and coaches
13:49, — Society
Lukashenka honored ice hockey players and coaches with state awards for their significant personal contribution to the development of the sports industry of the country.
The Medal for Labor Merit has been presented to HC Neman head coach Oleg Malashkevich and the club’s sports instructor Vyacheslav Lisichkin, senior coach of HC Bobruisk Dinamo Shinnik of HC Dinamo Minsk Alexander Makritsky, HC Yunost Minsk coach Vladimir Melenchuk, sports instructor of HC Metallurg Zhlobin Alexei Plotnikov, sports instructor of HC Gomel Sergei Stas, and Sergei Shabanov, a member of the ice hockey team of the President of the Republic of Belarus.
The honorary title "Honored Master of Sports of the Republic of Belarus" has been conferred on sports director of HC Shakhtyor Alexander Alekseev, coach-teacher of children’s and youth sports school of Olympic reserve No. 5 Evgeny Letov, coach of HC Shakhtyor Vladimir Svito, and sports instructor of HC Yunost Minsk Maksim Slysh.
In recognition of high sporting achievements and considerable personal contribution to the development of Belarusian sport the official letters of thanks of the President of the Republic of Belarus have been given to coach of the Dinamo children’s and youth ice hockey school Andrei Kovalev, sports instructor of HC Metallurg Zhlobin Alexander Ryadinsky, and to Alexei Titovets, a member of the ice hockey team of the President of the Republic of Belarus.