Kyrgyzstan men's national ice hockey team

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Kyrgyzstan
Shirt badge/Association crest
The 40 ray sun and a crown of a Kyrgyz yurt as seen on the Kyrgyzstan flag is the badge used on the players jerseys.[1]
Association Ice Hockey Federation of the Kyrgyz Republic
Head coach Sergei Shavernev
Captain Ramis Toktaliev
Most points Artyom Kolobov (36)
IIHF code KGZ
Team colors          
First international
Estonian Soviet Socialist Republic Estonia SSR 17 – 0 Kirghiz SSR Kirghiz Soviet Socialist Republic
(Sverdlovsk, Soviet Union; March 2, 1962)
Biggest win
 Kyrgyzstan 23 – 2 Malaysia 
(Astana, Kazakhstan; February 1, 2011)
Biggest defeat
Estonian Soviet Socialist Republic Estonia SSR 17 – 0 Kirghiz SSR Kirghiz Soviet Socialist Republic
(Sverdlovsk, Soviet Union; March 2, 1962)
Asian Winter Games
Appearances 1 (first in 2011)
Best result 6th (2011)
IIHF Challenge Cup of Asia
Appearances 1 (first in 2014)
Best result 8th (2014)
International record (W–L–T)
6-3-0

The Kyrgyzstan men's national ice hockey team is the national ice hockey team of Kyrgyzstan. The team is controlled by the Ice Hockey Federation of the Kyrgyz Republic, a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation.[2]

History[edit]

Kyrgyzstan played its first game in 1962 during the Winter Spartakiad which was held in Sverdlovsk, USSR in which they represented the Kirghiz Soviet Socialist Republic. Kyrgyzstan played three games, losing all three to the Lithuanian SSR, the Estonian SSR, and the Georgian SSR.[3] Kyrgyzstan returned to international play in 2011 where they competed in the Premier Division of the 2011 Asian Winter Games. In the first game of the tournament Kyrgyzstan recorded their first ever win, defeating Thailand 15-4.[3] Kyrgyzstan went on to win the Premier Division after winning all six of their games and finishing on top of the table.[4]

International competitions[edit]

Roster[edit]

From the 2014 IIHF Challenge Cup of Asia – Division I[5]

# Name Pos Date of Birth
1 Tutanov, BatyrBatyr Tutanov G (1981-11-15) November 15, 1981 (age 32)
4 Botobekov, ZhenishbekZhenishbek Botobekov D (1970-08-10) August 10, 1970 (age 44)
5 Ismailov, ErmekErmek Ismailov (C) D (1992-01-25) January 25, 1992 (age 22)
7 Omorov, KanatKanat Omorov F (1991-10-01) October 1, 1991 (age 22)
8 Azamat, UrmanbetovUrmanbetov Azamat D (1993-04-02) April 2, 1993 (age 21)
9 Nazarov, MurasMuras Nazarov F (1978-07-22) July 22, 1978 (age 36)
10 Toktobaev, ElchibekElchibek Toktobaev (A) D (1968-11-19) November 19, 1968 (age 45)
13 Kadyrov, AybekAybek Kadyrov F (1997-01-04) January 4, 1997 (age 17)
14 Kubanychbek uulu, AktanAktan Kubanychbek uulu F (1989-01-02) January 2, 1989 (age 25)
15 Borubaev, NurzhigitNurzhigit Borubaev F (1992-04-16) April 16, 1992 (age 22)
16 Tursunbay Uulu, ArgenArgen Tursunbay Uulu F (1993-01-18) January 18, 1993 (age 21)
17 Jooshbaev, AkynalyAkynaly Jooshbaev F (1974-05-04) May 4, 1974 (age 40)
18 Marat uulu, MarlenMarlen Marat uulu F (1988-10-21) October 21, 1988 (age 25)
19 Zhumaliev, EmilbekEmilbek Zhumaliev F (1975-01-06) January 6, 1975 (age 39)
20 Zhyrgalbek Uulu, AdiletAdilet Zhyrgalbek Uulu G (1989-07-08) July 8, 1989 (age 25)
21 Zhunusov, KubanychbekKubanychbek Zhunusov (A) F (1971-01-01) January 1, 1971 (age 43)
22 Tursunbekov, UranUran Tursunbekov F (1995-05-10) May 10, 1995 (age 19)
77 Tashbolot Uulu, NurbekNurbek Tashbolot Uulu D (1974-04-04) April 4, 1974 (age 40)
88 Zholdoshbek Uulu, TologonTologon Zholdoshbek Uulu D (1991-01-12) January 12, 1991 (age 23)
91 Vikulov, YevgeniYevgeni Vikulov F (1981-04-01) April 1, 1981 (age 33)
93 Suiunbayev, TaalaibekTaalaibek Suiunbayev D (1989-07-04) July 4, 1989 (age 25)
99 Termirkulov, IslambekIslambek Termirkulov F (1995-04-28) April 28, 1995 (age 19)

All-time record against other nations[edit]

As of July 15, 2011[3]

Team GP W T L GF GA
 Bahrain 1 1 0 0 15 10
Estonian Soviet Socialist Republic Estonian SSR 1 0 0 1 0 17
Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic Georgian SSR 1 0 0 1 0 1
Lithuanian Soviet Socialist Republic Lithuanian SSR 1 0 0 1 2 7
 Kuwait 1 1 0 0 15 4
 Malaysia 1 1 0 0 23 2
 Mongolia 1 1 0 0 13 3
 Thailand 1 1 0 0 15 4
 United Arab Emirates 1 1 0 0 14 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ Osmonoliyev, Maksat (2011-01-26). "Kyrgyzstan puts hopes on hockey at Asian Winter Games". Central Asia Online. Archived from the original on 2011-01-31. Retrieved 2011-01-31. 
  2. ^ Merk, Martin (2011-05-14). "Welcome Kyrgyzstan". International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved 2011-05-14. 
  3. ^ a b c "Kyrgyzstan All Time Results". National Teams of Ice Hockey. Retrieved 2011-01-31. 
  4. ^ "Today there will be last matches in premier division". Olympic Council of Asia. Archived from the original on 2011-02-05. Retrieved 2011-02-05. 
  5. ^ http://stats.iihf.com/asia/13/IHM013000_33_2_0_KGZ.pdf

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