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Representatives of the National Ice Hockey Federation of Moldova took part in the IIHF Annual Congress in Bratislava

International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Annual Congress took place in Slovakia (Bratislava) on 12-14th May 2011. Management of the National Ice Hockey Federation of the Republic of Moldova was invited by the IIHF and participated in Congress sittings.

Moldovan delegation included Yury Topala (president), Vladimir Bulich, Mihail Garev, Andrey Gargalic. Congress participants chose the country to host the 2016 world cup.  Out of three nominees – Russia, Denmark and Ukraine – Russia gained the majority of votes. Also Congress members granted Kyrgyzstan membership in the International Ice Hockey Federation as the 70th member nation. Kyrgyzstan was voted unanimously as an associate member.