World championship organizers look back with satisfaction

  • 2006-06-14
  • By staff and wire reports
RIGA - Prime Minister Aigars Kalvitis has awarded Latvian Ice Hockey Federation President Kirovs Lipmans and former Latvian president Guntis Ulmanis certificates of recognition for their success in coordinating the World Ice Hockey Championship, which was staged in Riga May 6 's 21. Ulmanis served as the tournament's executive organizer. According to Kalvitis, he has received only "the best comments" about the championship, including compliments on its organization and the level of security maintained. "In our society, hockey is the number one sport," the prime minister reminded, thanking a...
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