North Korea women's national ice hockey team
The flag of North Korea is the badge used on the players jerseys.
|Association||Ice Hockey Association of the DPR Korea|
|General Manager||Kim Chol-nam|
|Head coach||Thae Ki-chol|
|Most games||Kim Ae-un (47)|
|Most points||Ri Gyong-sol (39)|
|IIHF ranking||27 2|
|Highest IIHF ranking||13 (2003)|
|Lowest IIHF ranking||32 (2011)|
| Kazakhstan 4–3 North Korea
(Székesfehérvár, Hungary; March 19, 1999)
| North Korea 10–1 South Korea
(Aomori, Japan; February 3, 2003)
China 8–1 North Korea
(Almaty, Kazakhstan; January 29, 2011)
|IIHF World Women's Championships|
|Appearances||9 (first in 2001)|
|Best result||12th (2001)|
|Asian Winter Games|
|Appearances||3 (first in 2003)|
|Best result||4th (2003, 2007, 2011)|
|IIHF Women's Challenge Cup of Asia|
|Appearances||1 (first in 2010)|
|International record (W–L–T)|
The North Korean women's national ice hockey team represents North Korea at the International Ice Hockey Federation's IIHF World Women's Championships. The women's national team was creates in 1999 and is controlled by Ice Hockey Association of the DPR Korea. North Korea has 515 female players in 2011. The North Korean women's national team is ranked 21st in the world.
The North Korean women's hockey team has never qualified itself for an Olympic tournament.
World Championship record
- 1999 - NR (2nd in Pool B Qualification Group B)
- 2000 - Finished 1st in Pool B Qualification (15th overall)
- 2001 - Finished 4th in Division I (12th overall)
- 2003 - Finished 6th in Division I (14th overall)
- 2004 - Finished 6th in Division I (15th overall). Relegated to Division II
- 2005 - Finished 4th in Division II (18th overall)
- 2007 - Finished 3rd in Division II (18th overall)
- 2008 - Finished 3rd in Division II (18th overall)
- 2009 - Finished 2nd in Division II (17th overall)
- 2011 - the North Korean national team announced they would withdraw, citing financial problems. The North Korean are relegated to Division III for the 2012 IIHF Women's World Championship.
- 2012 - Finished 1st in Division IIA (21st overall). Promoted to Division IB
- 2013 - Finished 3rd in Division IB (17th overall).
- 2014 - Finished 5th in Division IB (19th overall).
Asian Games record
IIHF Challenge Cup of Asia
- 2010 - 3rd
- IIHF, http://www.iihf.com/iihf-home/countrie/dpr-korea.html
- Withdrawals from Division II: Both men’s and women’s DPR Korea teams cancel participation, http://www.iihf.com/de/home-of-hockey/news/news-singleview/article/withdrawals-from-division-ii.html?tx_ttnews%5BbackPid%5D=207&cHash=2708bcb360