North Korea men's national junior ice hockey team

The North Korean men's national under 20 ice hockey team is the national under-20 ice hockey team in North Korea. The team represents North Korea at the International Ice Hockey Federation's World Junior Hockey Championship Division III.

North Korea
Shirt badge/Association crest
The flag of North Korea is the badge used on the players jerseys.
AssociationIce Hockey Association of the DPR Korea
Head coachNorth Korea Hong Ki-chol
AssistantsNorth Korea Song Chung-song
CaptainAn Chol-hyok
Most gamesPong Il Ri (40)
Most pointsChol Min Ri (44)
IIHF codePRK
First international
 Denmark 5 - 3 North Korea 
(Belluno, Italy; March 18, 1988)
Biggest win
 North Korea 20 - 0 Greece 
(Belgrade, Yugoslavia; December 31, 1990)
Biggest defeat
 Ukraine 16 - 1 North Korea 
(Odense or Esbjerg, Denmark; December 30, 1992)
IIHF World U20 Championship
Appearances8 (first in 1988)
Best result16th (1992)
International record (W–L–T)
20-21-5

Tournament participationEdit

World ChampionshipsEdit

  • 1988 - 23rd place (7th in Pool C)
  • 1989 - 19th place (3rd in Pool C)
  • 1990 - 18th place (2nd in Pool C)
  • 1991 - 17th place (1st in Pool C) Promoted to Pool B
  • 1992 - 16th place (8th in Pool B) Relegated to Pool C
  • 1993 - 22nd place (6th in Pool C)
  • 1994-08 - did not participate
  • 2009 - cancelled
  • 2010 - 37th place (3rd in Division III)
  • 2011 - 37th place (3rd in Division III)
  • 2012 - did not participate