27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

Sanchez of France is recognised as the best hockey player of the Universiade

Player of the French men's national field hockey team Olivier Sanchez has been announced as the best player of the Universiade in Kazan.


Universiade. Day 10. Field hockey. Men. Final. © RIA Novosti/Vladimir Astapkovich


In the men's field hockey tournament, the Russian team placed first followed by the French and German teams. The winners were also announced in the following categories: the fair play prize was awarded to the South Korean team, Russia's Marat Gafarov was announced as the best goalkeeper, and MVP of the tournament Olivier Sanchez, with 7 goals, was announced as the best goalscorer of the competitions.

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