SALAVAT YULAYEV, an ice hockey team
SALAVAT YULAYEV, an ice hockey team. Set up as a hockey team of the Salavat Yulayev Sports Club in Ufa in 1961, it has the modern name since 1989. The team being part of the Salavat Yulayev hockey club, plays in the Continental Hockey League. It is based on Ufa Arena multipurpose sports arena. S.Yu. – the Champion of Russia (2008, 2011), Winner of the Gagarin Cup (2011) and the International Hockey Federation (1994), the Russian Championship Silver Medalist (2014), Bronze Medalist of the International Hockey League (1995–96) and the Championships of Russia (1997, 2010, 2016). Among the trainees are the Merited Masters of Sport A.L.Vasilevsky, I.F.Gimayev, A.S.Zubarev, I.A.Kravchuk, A.V.Semak, the Masters of Sports, International Class, D.V.Afinogenov, S.A.Bushmelyov, D.V.Denisov, A.A.Yemelin, R.M. Muftiyev, B.M. Timofeyev, R.R.Haydarov, A.V.Yakhanov, etc. A great contribution to the development of the team was made by the Merited Coachesof Russia M.M.Azamatov, R.G. Ishmatov, S.M.Mikhalyov and others.