Industry Updates

December 2014

LOGO OF ICE HOCKEY WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 2016 WAS PRESENTED IN MOSCOW

The Ice Hockey Federation of Russia presented the official logo of the 2016 IIHF Hockey World Championship that will take place in Moscow and St.Petersburg, Russia, from 6-22 May 2016.

The logo has recongnizable features of both hosting cities: Spasskaya Tower of the Kremlin and the Palace Bridge on the back ground of Peter and Pauls Fortress in St.Petersburg.  The logo was designed in traditional style of the International Ice Hockey Federation with the use of colours of Russian flag.

There were three official bids to host the tournament- from Russia, Denmark and Ukraine.  Russia was the only bidder to ever have hosted these championships. The decision was made during the final weekend of the 2011 IIHF World Championship in Bratislava.