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Welcoming the World Junior Hockey Champions

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Winning their first gold medal since 1981 (in 31 years!), needless to say, Sweden’s national junior hockey team was treated to a hero’s welcome at Kungsträdgården in Stockholm. The World Junior Championship tournament was played in Canada last week in which Sweden clinched the title in a nail-biting game against Russia.

The seniors have won many titles, and it is now a tradition to celebrate with cheering crowds in Kungsträdgården. Last time Sweden celebrated like this was in 2006 when the seniors won both World Championship gold and Olympic gold.