Taiwan takes gold for first time ever in women’s world ice hockey championship

The national team won their first ever division Championship on Sunday

Taiwan News
Date: 2019/04/08
By: Ryan Drillsma, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

(Image by Chinese Taipei Ice Hockey Federation)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan national women’s ice hockey team won their first ever division championship on Sunday.

The team took part in the 2019 Ice Hockey World Women’s Championship, hosted this year in Finland. Parallel with last year’s event, Taiwan faced off against Iceland in the final round on Sunday, but this year defeated the team 5:2, clinching the division win, according to the Liberty Times.

Taiwan has now also been promoted from Division IIB to Division IIA.

The team prepared for the championship in Taiwan before flying out to Europe.The final match started with a strong lead from Taiwan, Liberty Times reports, before Iceland launched a counterattack in the second round, closing the gap.    [FULL  STORY]

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