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Georgia
Georgia
Organization Georgian Ice Hockey National Federation
Joined IIHF 8 May 2009
President Ilia Davidov
IIHF Men's Ranking 41st
Website http://hockey.ge/

The Georgian Ice Hockey National Federation (GIHNF) is the governing body of ice hockey in Georgia. The federation was founded in 2004 by Denis Davidov and Lasha Tsagareishvili.[1] In 2009 Georgia joined the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) as an associate member.[2] The Georgian Ice Hockey League was started in 2007.[3]Shortly after being accepted into the IIHF both Davidov and Tsagareishvili, along with four others (including the president of the Ice Hockey Federation of Armenia) were killed in a car accident, forcing the Georgian Ice Hockey Federation to delay plans to start a national team.[4] Georgia joined the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) on 8 May 2009.

National teams

Participation by year

2017
Event Division Host nation Date Result
Men Div. III Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria 10–16 April 2017 3rd place
(43rd overall)
2018
Event Division Host nation Date Result
Men Div. III Flag of South Africa South Africa 16–22 April 2018 1st place
(Promoted to 2019 Division IIB)
(41st overall)

References

External links

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