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Russia women's national ice hockey team

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IIHF code  RUS
Highest IIHF  4 (first in 2013)
Captain  Anna Shukina
Location  Russia
Current IIHF  4 2
Lowest IIHF  6 (first in 2005)
Head coach  Mikhail Chekanov
Russia women's national ice hockey team httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommonsthu
Nickname(s)  Большая красная машина (The Big Red Machine)
Assistants  Evgeni Erfilov Vladislav Prodan Yevgeni Sherbakov
Association  Ice Hockey Federation of Russia

The Russian women's national ice hockey team represents Russia at the International Ice Hockey Federation's IIHF World Women's Championships. The women's national team is controlled by Ice Hockey Federation of Russia. Russia had 308 female players in 2011.

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History

On 1 April 1994, Russia played its first game in Brampton, Canada, lost by 1–2 to Switzerland. Russia is currently ranked 4th in the world in women's ice hockey. This is also the highest rank in team's history. Three times – at 2001 Women's World Ice Hockey Championships, the 2013 IIHF Women's World Championship and the 2016 IIHF Women's World Championship Russia reached 3rd place by upsetting Finland in the bronze medal game.

Olympic Games

  • 2002 – Finished in 5th place
  • 2006 – Finished in 6th place
  • 2010 – Finished in 6th place
  • 2014 – Finished in 6th place
  • World Championship

  • 1997 – Finished in 6th place
  • 1999 – Finished in 6th place
  • 2000 – Finished in 5th place
  • 2001 – Won bronze medal
  • 2004 – Finished in 5th place
  • 2005 – Finished in 8th place
  • 2007 – Finished in 7th place
  • 2008 – Finished in 6th place
  • 2009 – Finished in 5th place
  • 2011 – Finished in 4th place
  • 2012 – Finished in 6th place
  • 2013 – Won bronze medal
  • 2015 – Finished in 4th place
  • 2016 – Won bronze medal
  • European Championship

  • 1995 – Finished in 7th place (won Pool B)
  • 1996 – Won silver medal
  • Current roster

    Roster for the 2016 IIHF Women's World Championship.

    Head coach: Mikhail Chekanov

    Notable players

  • Yekaterina Smolentseva
  • Iya Gavrilova
  • References

    Russia women's national ice hockey team Wikipedia


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