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Slovakia wins hockey bronze

The Slovak hockey team returned to Slovakia triumphantly on April 11 after winning bronze at the World Ice Hockey Championships in Helsinki by beating the Czech Republic 4:2.

Thousands watched Saturday's third-place play-off match in Bratislava's SNP Square and thousands more turned out on Sunday evening to greet the returning team.

The team won €540,000, of which the players will receive 60 percent.

Compiled by Conrad Toft from press reports.
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

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