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Hong Kong


Hong Kong is an automonous region of China with a population of about 7,000,000. A former colony of Great Britain, it was returned to China in 1996 but kept its autonomy except for foreign affairs and defence.

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Hong Kong

Info

Rinks

Players

Referees

3

Population

7,055,071

Indoor

5

Total

182

Male

--

Capital

Outdoor

N/A

Male

80

Female

--

IIHF Since

April 30 1983

Junior

67

Female

35

The Hong Kong ice hockey team is the ice hockey team that represents Hong Kong, China in international tournaments and is a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation.

The Hong Kong Ice Hockey Association was founded on August 8, 1980. Hong Kong joined the International Ice Hockey Federation on March 31, 1983, and made its debut on the world stage at the D Pool World Championships in Perth Australia, in 1987. Hong Kong tied Taiwan 2-2, in its first game international game on March 13, 1987 and went on to win the Fair Play Cup at the world tournament.

Although there was plenty of hockey activity in Hong Kong, local teams (usually stocked with Canadian and American players) did not compete for national championship until 1995-96. The first title was won by a team sponsored by Planet Hollywood.

Tournament participationEdit

  • 1987 - 28th place (4th in Pool D)
  • 1988–present - did not participate

National TeamEdit

Hong Kong men's national ice hockey team

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