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Czech Republic national bandy team

Czech Republic national bandy team is competing for the Czech Republic in the international bandy and rink bandy tournaments. It is run by the Czech Association of Bandy.

HistoryEdit

Bohemia, then a part of Austria-Hungary, was in its own right an early member of the Ligue International de Hockey sur Glace, which administrated ice hockey and bandy in the years before the First World War.[1] Austria-Hungary national bandy team participated in the 1913 European Bandy Championships.

The Czech Association of Bandy was founded in 2013 and became a member of the Federation of International Bandy in 2014.

On 6 January 2014 the Czech Republic participated in a four nation tournament in Davos, a centenary celebration of the European Championship of 1913. The other teams were the Netherlands, Hungary, and Germany.[2][3][4]

19 September 2015 the team took part in a rink bandy tournament in Nymburk.[5]

The country made the World Championship debut in the 2016 tournament.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ IIHF and Paris International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved on 2010-02-18
  2. ^ "Unofficial European Championships 2013/14". Bandysidan. Retrieved February 12, 2014.
  3. ^ "Internationellt Stor glädje i Davos" (in Swedish). Idrottonline. January 7, 2014. Archived from the original on January 11, 2014. Retrieved February 13, 2014.
  4. ^ Photo from the tournament of the Czech and Dutch teams
  5. ^ Turnaj v RINK BANDY v Nymburce
  6. ^ "bandy2016.ru/". Archived from the original on 2015-11-22. Retrieved 2015-10-23.

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