Gagarin Cup

Publication date: 23 Jan 2024

About the Gagarin Cup

The Gagarin Cup is an annual sporting event held as part of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). It was established in 2008, when the KHL was created as a result of the merger of the Russian Superleague and the All-Russian Hockey League. It became the symbol of the highest honour for the team that reached the final and won. The Cup final is played in a series of games to three wins. The team that reaches three wins first becomes the cup winner. These finals attract great fan interest and are broadcast throughout Russia and other countries.

Official KHL website

2024 Gagarin Cup

In 2024, this prestigious tournament will be held from 29 February to 29 April. It will bring together the best hockey clubs from various Eurasian countries.

The participants of the Gagarin Cup 2024 will represent a variety of cities and regions, including Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kazan, Minsk, Riga, Astana, Beijing and others. These teams will face off in a fierce battle for the right to win the prestigious Cup.

History of the sporting event

The Gagarin Cup was established in 2008 and was named in honour of the famous Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin. This tournament was created in order to develop professional hockey and strengthen cooperation between different countries’ clubs.

Right from the very beginning, the Cup has aroused huge interest among fans and has become one of the most valuable tournaments in the world of hockey. All teams participating in the Cup demonstrate a high level of play, while the intrigue and tension on the hockey field reaches its peak.

Results and winners of previous competitions

Year Venue Results
2023 Russia, Belarus Champion – CSKA

Finalist – Ak Bars

2022 Russia Champion – CSKA

Finalist – Metallurg

2021 Russia Champion – Avangard

Finalist – CSKA

2025 Gagarin Cup

Although the 2024 Gagarin Cup has not yet taken place, we can already foresee that the next competition will be full of unique moments and unforgettable games. Teams will fight for the honour of their cities and countries, and fans will be eagerly awaiting the final match to find out who will become the new Cup winner.

Keep an eye on the dates of the Gagarin Cup and other sporting events in our Sporting Events Calendar.

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