The awards were presented by the President of Federation of hockey of Russia Vladislav Tretyak.

"Not going to try to not jinx it. Each team will fight for these medals", — quotes the words of Tretyak, the Agency TASS.

The awards represent a ring with a transparent inlay with the image of emblem of the competition. The edges are engraved the inscription in English "the world hockey championship-2016".

2016 world Cup will be held in Moscow and St. Petersburg from 6 to 22 may.