Suites replaced in the team striker Moscow "Dynamo" Denis Kokarev, who because of injury will not be able to play on the Olympics 2014 in Sochi.
the Main the coach of the Russian team Зинэтула Bilyaletdinov substantiated his choice by the fact that the Suites has a great experience, and can play well in defence and the throw-in".
In this season KHL the 31-year-Suites spent 46 games, scoring 4 washers and giving 8 assists. The Russian team striker won the world championship-2012.
Curiously, Svistov was not included in the list of spare in the Olympic team, which Bilyaletdinov released a few days ago. It included very different forwards Alexander Burmistrov, Vadim Шипачев, Egor Averin, Emil Galimov and Sergey Plotnikov.
Kokarev became the second player in the original Olympic team that eliminated due to injury. Earlier the same fate befell teammate Kokarev Sergei Соина. It team replaced the forward of "Carolina Харрикейнс" Alexander Semin.