Moscow. March 5. INTERFAX – the captain of the Russian national ice hockey team, born in the Urals Pavel Datsyuk called for in the Sverdlovsk region Sredneuralskaya convent in honor of the mother of God “sporitelnitsa bread”, to thank God for the victory at the Olympic games in Pyeongchang, said on Monday the Yekaterinburg diocese.
Olympic gold medal, demonstrated after the service everyone present was accompanied by the congratulations of the parishioners and the inhabitants of the monastery. Picture of a memorable event, then posted on Instagram with the comment “the Triumph of Russian hockey and the triumph of Orthodoxy in one day!”, the first day attracted thousands of views.
In the diocese reminded that gold Pyeongchang for the 39-year-old captain of the national team was special. The title of the Olympic champion along with winning the Stanley Cup, the world Cup, the Gagarin Cup, allowed Pavel Datsyuk to enter the “Triple gold club” as the player who won all the major trophies of world hockey.