Posted: 30.09.2021 17:58:00

Luc Tardif elected International Ice Hockey Federation’s new President

The Head of the French Ice Hockey Federation, Luc Tardif, has become the new President of the International Ice Hockey Federation, following a vote of the IIHF Congress delegates in St. Petersburg. In the fourth round of voting, the Frenchman received 67 votes, beating the German hockey functionary, Franz Reindl (supported by 39 participants of the congress). Apart from the Czech Petr Bříza, Dane Henrik Bach Nielsen and Belarusian Sergei Goncharov participated in the elections. Luc Tardif has replaced Swiss René Fasel as the IIHF Head. Mr. Fasel was elected the President of the International Ice Hockey Federation in 1994, at a general congress in Venice.