|Association||Ice Hockey Federation of Russia|
|Head coach||Valentin Gureev|
|Highest IIHF ranking||5 (first in 2003)|
|Lowest IIHF ranking||6 (first in 2005)|
| Switzerland 2 - 1 Russia |
(Brampton, Canada; April 1, 1994)
| Russia 15 - 0 France |
(Esbjerg, Denmark; March 28, 1995)
Russia 16 - 1 Denmark
(Lyss, Switzerland; December 29, 1997)
| United States of America 15 - 0 Russia |
(Mississauga, Canada; April 4, 2000)
|IIHF European Women Championships|
|Appearances||2 (first in 1995)|
|Best result||Silver (1996)|
|Appearances||3 (first in 2002)|
|International record (W-L-T)|
The Russian women's national ice hockey team is controlled by Ice Hockey Federation of Russia. On April 1, 1994, Russia played its first game in Brampton, Canada, lost by 1-2 to Switzerland. Russia is currently ranked 6th in the world in women's ice hockey. It has been very difficult for the Russians to move higher than this position, except for in the 2001 Women's World Ice Hockey Championships, where they surprised many by upsetting Finland in the bronze medal final 2-1. Russia has 278 female players at 2009. The head coach is Valentin Gureev.
European Championship record[edit | edit source]
World Championship record[edit | edit source]
- 1990-1994 - Did not participate
- 1997 - Finished in 6th place
- 1999 - Finished in 6th place
- 2000 - Finished in 5th place
- 2001 - Won Bronze Medal
- 2004 - Finished in 5th place
- 2005 - Finished in 8th place
- 2007 - Finished in 7th place
- 2008 - Finished in 6th place
- 2009 - Finished in 5th place
Olympic record[edit | edit source]
- 1998 - Did not participate
- 2002 - Finished in 5th place
- 2006 - Finished in 6th place
- 2010 - Finished in 6th place
2010 Olympic team roster[edit | edit source]
The following is the Russian roster in the women's ice hockey tournament of the 2010 Winter Olympics.
References[edit | edit source]
- Women's international matches 1993/94 (French). HockeyArchives. Retrieved on 2009-11-30.
- Russia. IIHF.com. Retrieved on 2009-11-30.
- Russia women's national ice hockey team (Russian). Ice Hockey Federation of Russia. Retrieved on 2009-11-30.
- Final Ranking As of SUN 12 APR 2009 (PDF). IIHF.com. Retrieved on 2009-11-30.
- Team Roster. International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved on 2010-03-15.