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Finnish hockey team capture third world title after victory in Canada

The Finnish ice hockey players have Sunday for the third time the world title conquered. In the final in Bratislava was the team with 3-1 too strong for Canada.

Shea Theodore led the Canadians in the first period lead, then Marko Anttila the Finns early in the second period at the same height brought.

Anttila was at the beginning of the third period, again accurate and Harri Pesonen took a little more than four minutes before time for the decision.

Finland took the world championship title in 2011 for the last time. In 1995 crowned the country for the first time to a world champion. Canada captured 26 times the gold at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS and did so in 2016 for the last time.

The bronze was claimed by Russia, that in the battle for third place after a shoot-out was too strong for the Czech republic. That duel ended, both after normal time, if after extra-time at 2-2.

Defending champion Sweden in the quarter-finals off. The Scandinavians lost after extra time with 4-5 of Finland.

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