Olimp / Venta 2002 again beats Dinaburg

Derrick Santistevan
Olimp/Venta 2002
“Olimp / Venta 2002” Photo: “Olimp / Venta 2002”

Optibet Hockey League (OHL) leader Olimp / Venta 2002 celebrated on Sunday a secure victory in the regular championship game.

“Olimp” / ”Venta 2002” as a housewife with 4: 1 (3: 0, 0: 1, 1: 0) beat Daugavpils “Dinaburg” team

On Saturday in the match of both teams “ Olimp ”/” Venta 2002 ”was superior with 8: 1.

After 68 seconds of play, the home team was nominated by the minority. Sandis Grīnbergs, but less than two and a half minutes later Gatis Sprukts reached 2: 0. Less than three minutes before the end of the regular time, Kirill Galoha increased the lead to Olimp / Venta 2002 to three goals. In the second minute of the second period Sergejs Melņikovs reduced the handicap of the opponents in the minority, but in the sixth minute of the third period Krists Apsītis achieved 4: 1 in favor of “Olimp” / ”Venta 2002.”

The leader of the championship with 41 points in 26 games is “Olimp” / ”Venta” 2002, followed by “Zemgale” / LLU with 38 points in 22 matches. “Mogo” / LSPA has accumulated 33 points in 27 deeds, “Liepāja” has earned 27 points in 21 games, Daugavpils “Dinaburga” has scored 14 points in 25 matches, Hockey school “Rīga” follows with ten points in 20 duels, but the last or seventh position with ten points in 23 games is occupied by “Prism” / IHS.

In the 2020/2021 season OHL will play “Mogo” / LSPA, “Olimp” / ”Venta 2002”, “Zemgale” / LLU, Hockey school “Riga”, Daugavpils “Dinaburga”, “Prizma” / IHS and “Liepājas”

In the previous season, eight teams played in the Latvian Premier League, but in the 2020/21 season there will be one team less, because “Kurbads” does not play in the tournament.

Last season, the playoffs were not played, but the winner of the local championship was declared “Olimp”. The newcomer to the tournament won the decisive points after “Riga” did not come to the last match of the season with the “Kurbads” team.

With the success, Olimp earned the opportunity for the OHL to compete in the Continental Cup organized by the International Hockey Federation (IIHF), but the international competition was canceled.

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