Updated at 11:50,16-10-2017

Hockey championship attendance record registered in Minsk

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582032 people have already attended hockey matches in Minsk and Chyzhouka Arenas (including the yesterdays quarterfinals).

The previous record was set 10 years ago when over 552 thousand people attended matches in Prague and Ostrava, the International Hockey Federation reports on Twitter.

Belarus lost to Sweden in the quarterfinal yesterday 2:3. The results of the other matches were: USA Czech Republic 3:4, Russia France 3:0, Canada Finland 2:3. Russia and Sweden and the Czech Republic and Finland will play in the semi-final on Saturday.