Soviets Cruise To Gold

CALGARY Reuter: Traditional Olympic Ice Hockey Kings the Soviet Union collected the gold medal on Friday —— 48 hours earlier than anticipated and courtesy of long term rivals Czechoslovakia.

The Russians came to Calgary with question mark hanging over their form. But they improved with every match and retained their crown with an unbeaten run which Climaxed with an effortless 71 win over world champions Sweden,

Article extracted from this publication >> March 4, 1988