Czech hockey players beaten by Sweden in first game in Sochi

The Czech Republic’s ice hockey team got off to a losing start at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, losing 4:2 to Sweden on Wednesday evening. The Czechs had found themselves 4:0 down within 25 minutes and though they subsequently found the net through Marek Židlický and Jaromír Jágr, they were unable to turn the game around. Their next match is against Latvia on Friday.

Author: Jan Richter