Sweden is the New Ice Hockey World Champion - Sweden is the ice hockey world champion of 2013. The Swedish Team won the final of the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship 5:1 against Switzerland. Roman Josi from the Swiss team was named ’Most Valuable Player’ in this year’s World Championship. ŠKODA CEO, Prof. Dr. h.c. Winfried Vahland presented Roman Josi with the trophy as part of the closing ceremony. This is the 21st time that ŠKODA has supported the championships as the main sponsor.
ŠKODA scores double in New Zealand - The first competition for the newly formed ŠKODA MRF team has turned into a total triumph. Esapekka Lappi/Janne Ferm (Finland) won the Rally Whangarei in New Zealand on their Skoda Fabia S2000. Their teammates Gaurav Gill/Glen Macneall (India/New Zealand) came second in what was a perfect weekend for the Czech manufacturer.