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Kazakhstan women's national ice hockey team

The Kazakhstan women's national ice hockey team represents Kazakhstan at the International Ice Hockey Federation's IIHF World Women's Championships. The women's national team is controlled by Kazakhstan Ice Hockey Federation. Kazakhstan has 127 female players in 2011.[1]

Kazakhstan
Association Kazakhstan Ice Hockey Federation
Head coach Alexander Maltsev
Assistants Natalya Skobelkina
Captain Olga Konysheva
Most games Viktoriya Sazonova (81)
Most points Natalya Yakovchuk (42)
Team colors               
IIHF code KAZ
Ranking
Current IIHF 19 Decrease1
Highest IIHF 7 (2011)
Lowest IIHF 19 (2018)
First international
 Latvia 4–0 Kazakhstan 
(Riga, Latvia; 21 October 1995)
Biggest win

 Kazakhstan 19–0 South Korea 
(Misawa, Japan; 3 February 2003)

 Kazakhstan 19–0 Hong Kong 
(Sapporo, Japan; 23 February 2017)
Biggest defeat
World Championships
Appearances 16 (first in 2000)
Best result 6th (2009)
Asian Winter Games
Appearances 10 (first in 1996)
Best result Gold medal with cup.svg Gold (2003, 2007, 2011)
Olympics
Appearances 1 (first in 2002)
International record (W–L–T)
85–76–12

Contents

HistoryEdit

The Kazakhstani team's current world ranking is 7th, moving up one spot from last year. By beating the Russian national women's ice hockey team at the 2005 Women's World Ice Hockey Championships in the 7th place game, it was their highest ever position at a World or Olympic championship.

Tournament recordEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

  • 2002 – Finished in 8th place

World ChampionshipEdit

  • 1999 – Finished in 17th/18th place (1st in Pool B qualifying group, promoted to Pool B)
  • 2000 – Finished in 9th place (1st in Pool B, promoted to Top Division)
  • 2001 – Finished in 8th place (relegated to Division I)
  • 2003 – Finished in 10th place (2nd in Division I)
  • 2004 – Finished in 10th place (1st in Division I, promoted to Top Division)
  • 2005 – Finished in 7th place
  • 2007 – Finished in 9th place[2]
  • 2008 – Finished in 10th place (1st in Division I, promoted to Top Division)
  • 2009 – Finished in 6th place
  • 2011 – Finished in 8th place (relegated to Division I)
  • 2012 – Finished in 14th place (6th in Division IA, relegated to Division IB)
  • 2013 – Finished in 19th place (5th in Division IB)
  • 2014 – Finished in 20th place (6th in Division IB, relegated to Division IIA)
  • 2015 – Finished in 21st place (1st in Division IIA, promoted to Division IB)
  • 2016 – Finished in 17th place (3rd in Division IB)
  • 2017 – Finished in 16th place (2nd in Division IB)
  • 2018 – Finished in 19th place (4th in Division IB)

Asian Winter GamesEdit

Kazakhstan has participated in every women's ice hockey tournament contested at the Asian Winter games. The squad has claimed a medal in every tournament including three golds.

  • 1996 – 3rd  
  • 1999 – 3rd  
  • 2003 – 1st  
  • 2007 – 1st  
  • 2011 – 1st  
  • 2017 – 3rd  

European ChampionshipEdit

  • 1996 – Finished in 13th place (7th in Pool B)

National U-18 teamEdit

The national under-18 team debuted in 2007 during qualification for the first ever IIHF Under 18 women's world championships (contested in 2008).

  • 2010 – Finished in 6th place (in Division I)

2015 rosterEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Profile
  2. ^ Demoted to "Division I: Main championships cancelled due to SARS outbreak. Did not affect Division I.
  3. ^ 2015 roster

External linksEdit