Germany national bandy team

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Germany
Association Deutscher Bandy-Bund
Head coach Russia Alexandr Yepifanov
Team colors          
First international
Hungary Hungary 7 – 2 Germany Germany
Davos, 6 January 2014
Biggest win
Somalia Somalia 1 – 22 Germany Germany
Irkutsk, 27 January 2014
Biggest defeat
Sweden Sweden 34 – 6 Germany Germany
Sandviken, 2 February 2017
Bandy World Championship
Appearances 4 (first in 2014)

Germany national bandy team (German: Deutsche Bandynationalmannschaft der Herren) is a bandy team competing for Germany in the international bandy and rink bandy tournaments.

The German Empire national bandy team participated the 1913 European Bandy Championships in Davos.

After a long time with no organised bandy in Germany, the German Bandy Association (Deutscher Bandy-Bund) was established in June 2013 and the new national bandy team was formed in September 2013. In January 2014 the German team participated in the four nation bandy tournament in Davos, Switzerland, a centenary celebration of the 1913 European Championship. The other teams were Netherlands, Hungary, and Czech Republic.[1][2] Germany made its debut in the World Championship in Irkutsk 2014. Before that they played a friendly match against the team of Obukhovo[3]

19-20 September 2015 the team took part in a rink bandy tournament in Nymburk.[4] The team also participated at the 2016 Davos Cup.[5]

At the World Championship in 2016, the team won Division B and as a consequence thereof debuted in Division A at the 2017 tournament, where they finished 7th, thereby qualifiyng for 2018.

Current squad[edit]

German squad at the 2014 World Championship in Irkutsk, Russia.[6][7]

Pos. Age Name Club
GK 37 Mikhail Entaltsev
GK 33 Sören Löbrich
44 Dimitri Antropov
57 Sergei Bitkov
34 Maxim Bulankin
35 Michael Dunaev
35 Johann Engelbrecht
28 Evgeny Epifanov
Dimitri Fichter
37 Alexei Gebel
41 Dmitri Kusmin
19 Ulf Niklas Laue
35 Nikita Obolkin
33 Hauke Sander
24 Steffen Walter Schlicht
Oleg Schiebelbein
23 Marcus Wigh
34 Maxim Zinger
39 Pavel Zinger
16 Alexander Zislin
45 Igor Zislin

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Unofficial European Championships 2013/14". Bandysidan. Retrieved February 12, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Internationellt Stor gladje i Davos" (in Swedish). Idrittonline. January 7, 2014. Archived from the original on January 11, 2014. Retrieved February 13, 2014. 
  3. ^ http://www.rusbandy.ru/news/4553/ Интернет трансляция матча «Обухово» — сб. Германии
  4. ^ Turnaj v RINK BANDY v Nymburce
  5. ^ "Davos Cup – Back in the game!". Federation of International Bandy. 13 January 2016. Archived from the original on 29 January 2016. Retrieved 12 February 2014. 
  6. ^ "Teams". 2014 Bandy World Championship Official Homepage. Archived from the original on 2 February 2014. Retrieved 30 January 2014. 
  7. ^ Germany-Japan Match Report Federation of International Bandy. Retrieved 30 January 2014.

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