From March 26 to March 28, Krasnoyarsk hosted the 'Yenisei Ice' sledge hockey tournament. The competition took place on the initiative of the Open Hearts regional public organization of parents protecting the rights of special children. The events of the tournament were held at the Universiade facility, the 'Crystal Arena' Ice Palace. The final game of the tournament, as well as the closing ceremony, took place on March 28.
The tournament's gold was taken by a team from Novosibirsk Region, whereas Krasnoyarsk's 'Red LIghtning' took silver. Khanty-Mansiysk's team 'Yugra's Mamontyata' won third place, and Yekaterinburg's 'Uralets' finished fourth.
The athletes were awarded by Olga Kachanova, head of the Social Welfare Department of the Krasnoyarsk City Administration:
— Thank you to the athletes, parents, coaches for this mature, true sportsmanship-spirited event, for the will to win! Together, we will continue to develop our adaptive sports scene in Krasnoyarsk, and here's hoping that we will achieve great success.
The competitions wouldn't be possible without the support of the Krasnoyarsk Regional Ministry of Sports, the Regional Hockey Federation and the Krasnoyarsk City Administration. The Yenisei Ice tournament is a part of The Rising Generation project, implemented with the financial support of the Presidential Grants Fund.