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More new members for Hockey in Uzbekistan
7 June 2004
On the weekend of 15 & 16 May the Hockey Marathon of Uzbekistan was celebrated at the Sport College and it’s environment (other clubs and schools in Andijan & all over The Fergana Valley. Youth hockey players with their friends and also new children “on their own” participated, 116 people in total: 44 adults and 72 children.
The idea was to stimulate parents to let their children play hockey, to introduce hockey to potential youth players and to adults. Friends of hockey players were given entrance to quality coaching and a  good safe competition.
Our players demonstrated some exercises tricks and safe competitions. We offered to try to play with our friends and also new children “on their own”. Results of the event was that all the aims of the event were achieved, besides that – one more time, the role of hockey was proved, concerning our region. Follow-up of the event: The popularity of such kind of sport as hockey raised very much, as well as the great desire of new adults and children who want to go for it. Now almost all of  them prefer hockey to many  other sport games.

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