Fetisov has promised to create conditions for the development of hockey in the North Caucasus
First Deputy Chairman of the Duma Committee on physical culture, sports, tourism and Affairs of youth Vyacheslav Fetisov at a meeting with the youth forum «Mashuk» in Pyatigorsk, told about the project on the development of hockey in the North Caucasus. About it reports «R-Sport».
«The North Caucasus is a hockey area by and large. I promise you that soon we will be able to create conditions for the development of hockey in the North Caucasus,» — said Fetisov.
In early June during the North Caucasian forum on sustainable development Fetisov has suggested to develop in the region of hockey is traditionally popular in the region struggle. «Enough you fight morning to evening, I think it’s time to play hockey and football, it’s a practice of an entirely different status in the society», — quotes the words of the Deputy TASS.
In response to this call, the champion of UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov asked Fetisov to help Dagestan to the ice platforms. «No place to play. Give us a little support. Oh, how you make», — Nurmagomedov wrote on his page in Instagram in stories.
Fetisov — state Duma Deputy of the VII convocation, member of the Supreme Council of «United Russia». In the course of a hockey career, he twice won the Olympics, became a seven-time world champion and 14-fold champion of the USSR, two-time Stanley Cup winner, the winner of the Canada Cup.