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Minsk preparing for Olympic Qualifier

Ticket sale for the Final Olympic Qualification Group D at Minsk Arena in Belarus will start on Thursday. Also the schedule has been released.

In this group Belarus, Slovenia, Denmark and Poland will battle for qualification for a spot at the Men’s Ice Hockey Tournament at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, Korea, from 1 to 4 September.

During the same period the other two groups will take place at Arena Riga with Latvia, Germany, Austria and Japan, and in Norway in a city to be determined with Norway, France, Kazakhstan and Italy. The winner of each of the three groups will play in PyeongChang 2018.

The sale of ticket packages for Minsk will start on Thursday, 31 March through the tournament’s official ticket operator ticketpro.by.

Fans can buy a tournament package for all six games and will get an up to 50 per-cent discount compared to the single-ticket prices. Prices range from 150,000 to 1,200,000 Belarusian Rubles (approx. €6.60 – €53) for all six games depending on the seating category.

A Team Belarus package will be sold as of Thursday as well where the third game will be for free. Prices for this package range from 100,000 to 1,000,000 Belarusian Rubles (approx. €4.40 – €44) depending on the seating category.

Single-game tickets will be sold as of 1st July and will cost between 30,000 to 500,000 Belarusian Rubles (approx. €1.30 – €22) depending on the game and the seating category.

Game Schedule

Thursday, 1 September 2016
Slovenia-Poland (15:00)
Denmark-Belarus (19:00)

Friday, 2 September 2016
Slovenia-Denmark (15:00)
Belarus-Poland (19:00)

Sunday, 4 September 2016
Poland-Denmark (13:00)
Belarus-Slovenia (17:00)

Note: All times are locals. Prices in € are indicative only according to today’s exchange rate.

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