Ice hockey was featured as part of the 2007 Asian Winter Games at the Changchun Fuao Ice Hockey Rink for the Men's and at the Jilin Provincial Skating Rink for the Women's in Changchun. Events were held from 26 January to 3 February 2007.

According to the IIHF World Ranking, Kazakhstan (ranked 11th) were the highest rated team in men's ice hockey, followed by Japan (21st) and China (28th). In the women's World Ranking, China were rated 7th, Kazakhstan 9th and Japan 10th, with North Korea also in the top 20.

Medal table[edit | edit source]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Japan 1 1 0 2
Kazakhstan 1 1 0 2
3 China 0 0 1 1
South Korea 0 0 1 1

Men's competition[edit | edit source]

Final ranking[edit | edit source]

  1. Flag of Japan.gif Japan
  2. Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan
  3. Flag of Korea.gif South Korea
  4. Flag of China.gif China
  5. Flag of North Korea.gif North Korea
  6. Flag of the United Arab Emirates.gif United Arab Emirates
  7. Flag of Kuwait.png Kuwait
  8. Flag of Malaysia.jpg Malaysia
  9. Flag of Thailand.png Thailand
  10. Flag of Hong Kong.png Hong Kong
  11. Flag of Macau.png Macau

Group A[edit | edit source]

Japan are a Division I team in world ice hockey, while North Korea are a Division II team, ranked 36th of the world's 45 teams.

Team GP W L T GF GA PTS
Flag of Japan.gif Japan 1 1 0 0 6 1 2
Flag of North Korea.gif North Korea 1 0 1 0 1 6 0
January 28, 2007 Japan Flag of Japan.gif 6 – 1
( 0–0, 4–0, 2–1 )
Flag of North Korea.gif North Korea Changchun Fuao Ice Hockey Rink, Changchun, China
Attendance: 321

Group B[edit | edit source]

Kazakhstan were the only team in the group to be rated by the IIHF, and went through with comfortable wins in both matches.

Team GP W L T GF GA PTS
Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan 2 2 0 0 90 1 4
Flag of the United Arab Emirates.gif United Arab Emirates 2 1 1 0 4 38 2
Flag of Thailand.png Thailand 2 0 2 0 1 56 0
January 26, 2007 Thailand Flag of Thailand.png 0 – 4
( 0–1, 0–1, 0–2 )
Flag of the United Arab Emirates.gif United Arab Emirates Changchun Fuao Ice Hockey Rink, Changchun, China
Attendance: 720
January 27, 2007 United Arab Emirates Flag of the United Arab Emirates.gif 0 – 38
( 0–14, 0–8, 0–16 )
Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan Changchun Fuao Ice Hockey Rink, Changchun, China
Attendance: 410
January 28, 2007 Kazakhstan Flag of Kazakhstan.png 52 – 1
( 17–0, 20–0, 15–1 )
Flag of Thailand.png Thailand Changchun Fuao Ice Hockey Rink, Changchun, China
Attendance: 300

Group C[edit | edit source]

As in Group B, two of the teams did not appear on the IIHF World Rankings, nor have they participated in ice hockey's world championships.

Team GP W L T GF GA PTS
Flag of China.gif China 2 2 0 0 37 1 4
Flag of Kuwait.png Kuwait 2 1 1 0 16 13 2
Flag of Macau.png Macau 2 0 2 0 2 41 0
January 26, 2007 Kuwait Flag of Kuwait.png 15 – 2
( 3–0, 7–0, 5–2 )
Flag of Macau.png Macau Changchun Fuao Ice Hockey Rink, Changchun, China
Attendance: 700
January 27, 2007 Macau Flag of Macau.png 0 – 26
( 0–11, 0–8, 0–7 )
Flag of China.gif China Changchun Fuao Ice Hockey Rink, Changchun, China
Attendance: 543
January 28, 2007 China Flag of China.gif 11 – 1
( 6–0, 4–0, 1–1 )
Flag of Kuwait.png Kuwait Changchun Fuao Ice Hockey Rink, Changchun, China
Attendance: 350

Group D[edit | edit source]

Neither Malaysia nor Hong Kong have participated in ice hockey world championships before; South Korea are in Division II after a 3–6 loss to China in last year's World Championship series.

Team GP W L T GF GA PTS
Flag of Korea.gif South Korea 2 2 0 0 25 1 4
Flag of Malaysia.jpg Malaysia 2 1 1 0 8 17 2
Flag of Hong Kong.png Hong Kong 2 0 2 0 3 18 0
January 26, 2007 Hong Kong Flag of Hong Kong.png 3 – 7
( 3–3, 0–1, 0–3 )
Flag of Malaysia.jpg Malaysia Changchun Fuao Ice Hockey Rink, Changchun, China
Attendance: 710
January 27, 2007 South Korea Flag of Korea.gif 11 – 0
( 3–0, 4–0, 4–0 )
Flag of Hong Kong.png Hong Kong Changchun Fuao Ice Hockey Rink, Changchun, China
Attendance: 558
January 28, 2007 Malaysia Flag of Malaysia.jpg 1 – 14
( 0–3, 0–4, 1–7 )
Flag of Korea.gif South Korea Changchun Fuao Ice Hockey Rink, Changchun, China
Attendance: 340

Finals round[edit | edit source]

The four top-ranked teams reached the finals round; North Korea, who lost 1–5 to South Korea and 2–14 to China in the 2006 Division II World Championships, were eliminated by Japan.

Games were played as a round robin.

Team GP W L T GF GA PTS
Flag of Japan.gif Japan 3 3 0 0 9 3 6
Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan 3 2 1 0 27 5 4
Flag of Korea.gif South Korea 3 1 2 0 6 14 2
Flag of China.gif China 3 0 3 0 5 25 0
January 31, 2007 Japan Flag of Japan.gif 3 – 0
( 1–0, 0–0, 2–0 )
Flag of Korea.gif South Korea Changchun Fuao Ice Hockey Rink, Changchun, China
Attendance: 720
January 31, 2007 China Flag of China.gif 1 – 17
( 0–6, 0–6, 1–5 )
Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan Changchun Fuao Ice Hockey Rink, Changchun, China
Attendance: 750
February 1, 2007 Japan Flag of Japan.gif 3 – 2
( 2–1, 0–1, 1–0 )
Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan Changchun Fuao Ice Hockey Rink, Changchun, China
Attendance: 320
February 1, 2007 China Flag of China.gif 3 – 5
( 2–0, 0–3, 1–2 )
Flag of Korea.gif South Korea Changchun Fuao Ice Hockey Rink, Changchun, China
Attendance: 2,800
February 3, 2007 Japan Flag of Japan.gif 3 – 1
( 2–1, 1–0, 0–0 )
Flag of China.gif China Changchun Fuao Ice Hockey Rink, Changchun, China
Attendance: 650
February 3, 2007 Kazakhstan Flag of Kazakhstan.png 8 – 1
( 2–0, 3–0, 3–1 )
Flag of Korea.gif South Korea Changchun Fuao Ice Hockey Rink, Changchun, China
Attendance: 650

Classification 5–8[edit | edit source]

January 30, 2007 North Korea Flag of North Korea.gif 15 – 0
( 8–0, 3–0, 4–0 )
Flag of Malaysia.jpg Malaysia Changchun Fuao Ice Hockey Rink, Changchun, China
Attendance: 350
January 30, 2007 Kuwait Flag of Kuwait.png 2 – 6
( 0–0, 1–2, 1–4 )
Flag of the United Arab Emirates.gif United Arab Emirates Changchun Fuao Ice Hockey Rink, Changchun, China
Attendance: 310

Classification 7/8[edit | edit source]

February 2, 2007 Malaysia Flag of Malaysia.jpg 2 – 10
( 1–2, 1–5, 0–3 )
Flag of Kuwait.png Kuwait Changchun Fuao Ice Hockey Rink, Changchun, China
Attendance: 350

Classification 5/6[edit | edit source]

February 2, 2007 North Korea Flag of North Korea.gif 9 – 2
( 3–0, 4–0, 2–2 )
Flag of the United Arab Emirates.gif United Arab Emirates Changchun Fuao Ice Hockey Rink, Changchun, China
Attendance: 350

Classification 9–11[edit | edit source]

January 30, 2007 Macau Flag of Macau.png 0 – 6
( 0–2, 0–1, 0–3 )
Flag of Thailand.png Thailand Changchun Fuao Ice Hockey Rink, Changchun, China
Attendance: 320
February 2, 2007 Hong Kong Flag of Hong Kong.png 3 – 4
( 0–0, 0–3, 3–1 )
Flag of Thailand.png Thailand Changchun Fuao Ice Hockey Rink, Changchun, China
Attendance: 350

Women's competition[edit | edit source]

The women's competition was held as a single round robin. China and Kazakhstan played in the 2005 World Championships, finishing sixth and seventh respectively, but failed to qualify for the 2006 Olympic tournament. Japan finished as runner-up to Switzerland in Division I of the 2005 tournament, while North Korea played in Division II and South Korea in Division IV.

Team GP W L T GF GA PTS
Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan 4 4 0 0 25 3 8
Flag of Japan.gif Japan 4 3 1 0 37 6 6
Flag of China.gif China 4 2 2 0 29 10 4
Flag of North Korea.gif North Korea 4 1 3 0 11 15 2
Flag of Korea.gif South Korea 4 0 4 0 0 68 0
January 28, 2007
12:30
North Korea Flag of North Korea.gif 2 – 3
( 1–2, 0–0, 1–1 )
Flag of Japan.gif Japan Jilin Provincial Skating Rink, Changchun, China
Attendance: 700
January 28, 2007
15:30
South Korea Flag of Korea.gif 0 – 20
( 0–6, 0–7, 0–7 )
Flag of China.gif China Jilin Provincial Skating Rink, Changchun, China
Attendance: 1,200
January 29, 2007
15:00
Kazakhstan Flag of Kazakhstan.png 6 – 1
( 1–0, 5–1, 0–0 )
Flag of North Korea.gif North Korea Jilin Provincial Skating Rink, Changchun, China
Attendance: 450
January 29, 2007
19:00
Japan Flag of Japan.gif 29 – 0
( 12–0, 6–0, 11–0 )
Flag of Korea.gif South Korea Jilin Provincial Skating Rink, Changchun, China
Attendance: 450
January 31, 2007
15:00
Kazakhstan Flag of Kazakhstan.png 14 – 0
( 5–0, 6–0, 3–0 )
Flag of Korea.gif South Korea Jilin Provincial Skating Rink, Changchun, China
Attendance: 1,200
January 31, 2007
19:00
Japan Flag of Japan.gif 4 – 2
( 1–0, 1–2, 2–0 )
Flag of China.gif China Jilin Provincial Skating Rink, Changchun, China
Attendance: 1,600
February 1, 2007
15:00
North Korea Flag of North Korea.gif 5 – 0
( 4–0, 1–0, 0–0 )
Flag of Korea.gif South Korea Jilin Provincial Skating Rink, Changchun, China
Attendance: 1,600
February 2, 2007
19:00
China Flag of China.gif 1 – 3
( 1–1, 0–1, 0–1 )
Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan Jilin Provincial Skating Rink, Changchun, China
Attendance: 2,400
February 3, 2007
15:00
Kazakhstan Flag of Kazakhstan.png 2 – 1
( 2–0, 0–1, 0–0 )
Flag of Japan.gif Japan Jilin Provincial Skating Rink, Changchun, China
Attendance: 1,800
February 3, 2007
19:00
China Flag of China.gif 6 – 3
( 1–0, 2–0, 3–3 )
Flag of North Korea.gif North Korea Jilin Provincial Skating Rink, Changchun, China
Attendance: 2,200

Team Photos[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

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