Chinanews.com client, December 8th. According to the International Ice Hockey Federation, the Executive Committee of the International Ice Hockey Federation concluded in Zurich, Switzerland early this morning, Beijing time.
The meeting discussed the Chinese men's ice hockey team's participation in the Beijing Winter Olympics and confirmed the qualifications of the Chinese men's ice hockey team.
In May 2018, the International Ice Hockey Federation voted in Copenhagen and unanimously passed a motion on Chinese men's and women's ice hockey teams directly qualifying for the 2022 Winter Olympics.
At that plenary meeting, the motion received unanimous support of 47 votes.
According to the rules, a total of 12 teams participated in the men’s ice hockey competition at the Beijing Winter Olympics. The Chinese team, ranked 32nd in the world, was placed in Group A, with the Canadian team ranked No. 1 in the world, the United States ranked No. 4 in the world and No. 5 in the world. The German team is in the same group.
A month ago, President Tadiv of the International Ice Hockey Federation stated that the qualifications of the Chinese men's ice hockey team as the host to participate in the Beijing Winter Olympics have not changed.
And prepare to arrange two games to more accurately assess the Chinese men's ice hockey team's preparations for the 2022 Winter Olympics.
On November 9th, the "Meet in Beijing" ice hockey domestic test event continued at Beijing Wukesong Sports Center. A total of four men's ice hockey teams from Beijing participated in this event.
The picture shows the 60 5G+8K technology cameras in Wukesong Sports Center that are hoisted at 180 degrees below the ring screen in the competition hall to take a full shot of the game. Spectators only need to scan the QR code and download the relevant App. You can experience the 180-degree free viewing angle of the game.
Photo by China News Agency reporter Tomita
The executive committee meeting that ended early this morning also summarized the Beijing Winter Olympics ice hockey testing activities. The testing activities conducted in Wukesong and the National Stadium conducted process tests on the entire hardware and software, and believed that the testing activities were fully in line with the Winter Olympics ice hockey. The two venues are ready for the competition.
In addition, the meeting also discussed several important measures in the future: the promotion of the U18 World Junior Ice Hockey Championship and the development of youth ice hockey in various countries; promoting the 3V3 ice hockey project and actively entering the Olympics; reorganizing the first-class competition.