The men’s national ice hockey team under the age of 18 (U-18) remained in the third division of the World Championships.
The Korean national team, led by coach Kim Han-seong, finished 2023 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF)카지노사이트 U-18 World Championships Division 1 Group B (3rd division) Austria in Bled, Slovenia on the 17th (Korean time), 2-4. lost.
After finishing the first period with a score of 0-1, the Korean national team turned the game around in the second period with consecutive goals by Shin Yun-min and Hwang Seung-ho.
However, the team failed to stop the Austrian offensive that poured 17 shots on target (SOG) in the third period alone and gave up 3 goals.
The Korean national team, which finished the tournament with 2 wins and 3 losses, placed 4th out of 6 participating countries, their best performance ever.
In the match against Estonia (5-2) and against Poland (6-2), they won great victories with their hot attack power, and lost in the game, but fought equally against Slovenia (2-4) and Italy (2-3).
Kwon Woo-hyeon (4 goals, 2 assists) and Son Hyeon (2 goals, 4 assists) tied for 6th place in the tournament with 6 attack points.
At the Ice Hockey World Championships, the first-place team is promoted to a higher league, and the bottom-place team is relegated.
Austria took the first place in this competition, and Poland took the last place.
The Korean national team, which unfortunately failed to promote this year, will try again next year to be promoted to Division 1 Group A (second division).