Korea Ice Hockey Association

The Korea Ice Hockey Association (Korean: 대한아이스하키협회) is the governing body and member of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) that oversees ice hockey in South Korea.[1][2][3]

South Korea KIHA
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Association nameKorea Ice Hockey Association
IIHF CodeKOR
IIHF membershipJuly 25, 1960
PresidentChung Mong-won
IIHF men's ranking25th
IIHF women's ranking28th
http://www.kiha.or.kr/
Korea Ice Hockey Association
Hangul
대한아이스하키협회
Hanja
大韓아이스하키協會
Revised RomanizationDaehan Aiseuhaki Hyeophoe
McCune–ReischauerTaehan Aisŭhak'i Hyǒphoe

XXIII Olympic Winter GamesEdit

The Korean Ice Hockey Association will have the opportunity to compete in the Olympics for the first time, under host nation rules, as Pyeongchang, South Korea has been awarded the 2018 Winter Olympics.[4][5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Morgan, Liam (2016-08-19). "Ice hockey development camp held in South Korea as country continues preparations for Pyeongchang 2018". Insidethegames.biz. Retrieved 2016-10-18.
  2. ^ "Korean ice hockey to kick off Euro challenge". Koreatimes.co.kr. 2014-10-28. Retrieved 2016-10-18.
  3. ^ "Hockey players frozen out of cheaper rink fees". Koreaherald.com. Retrieved 2016-10-18.
  4. ^ Sean Leahy (2014-07-16). "Pressure to improve puts 2018 Korean Olympic hockey team in doubt". Sports.yahoo.com. Retrieved 2016-10-18.
  5. ^ Greg Wyshynski (2016-04-18). "South Korea imports Canadian ringers for 2018 Olympic hockey team". Sports.yahoo.com. Retrieved 2016-10-18.

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