Kazakhstan women's national ice hockey team

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Kazakhstan
Shirt badge/Association crest
The Emblem of Kazakhstan is the badge used on the players jerseys.
Association Kazakhstan Ice Hockey Federation
Head coach Alexander Maltsev
Assistants Natalya Skobelkina
Captain Olga Konysheva
Most games Viktoriya Sazonova (81)
Most points Natalya Yakovchuk (42)
Team colors               
IIHF code KAZ
IIHF-Uniform-KAZ.png
Ranking
Current IIHF 18 Steady
Highest IIHF 7 (2011)
Lowest IIHF 18 (first in 2015)
First international
 Latvia 4–0 Kazakhstan 
(Riga, Latvia; 21 October 1995)
Biggest win

 Kazakhstan 19–0 South Korea 
(Misawa, Japan; 3 February 2003)

 Kazakhstan 19–0 Hong Kong 
(Sapporo, Japan; 23 February 2017)
Biggest defeat
IIHF World Women's Championships
Appearances 5 (first in 2000)
Best result 6th (2009)
Asian Winter Games
Appearances 10 (first in 1996)
Best result Gold medal with cup.svg Gold (2003, 2007, 2011)
Olympics
Appearances 1 (first in 2002)
International record (W–L–T)
85–76–12

The Kazakhstan women's national ice hockey team represents Kazakhstan at the International Ice Hockey Federation's IIHF World Women's Championships. The women's national team is controlled by Kazakhstan Ice Hockey Federation. Kazakhstan has 127 female players in 2011.[1]

History[edit]

The Kazakhstani team's current world ranking is 7th, moving up one spot from last year. By beating the Russian national women's ice hockey team at the 2005 Women's World Ice Hockey Championships in the 7th place game, it was their highest ever position at a World or Olympic championship.

Tournament record[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

  • 2002 – Finished in 8th place

World Championship[edit]

  • 1999 – Finished in 17th/18th place (1st in Pool B qualifying group, promoted to Pool B)
  • 2000 – Finished in 9th place (1st in Pool B, promoted to Top Division)
  • 2001 – Finished in 8th place (relegated to Division I)
  • 2003 – Finished in 10th place (2nd in Division I)
  • 2004 – Finished in 10th place (1st in Division I, promoted to Top Division)
  • 2005 – Finished in 7th place
  • 2007 – Finished in 9th place[2]
  • 2008 – Finished in 10th place (1st in Division I, promoted to Top Division)
  • 2009 – Finished in 6th place
  • 2011 – Finished in 8th place (relegated to Division I)
  • 2012 – Finished in 14th place (6th in Division IA, relegated to Division IB)
  • 2013 – Finished in 19th place (5th in Division IB)
  • 2014 – Finished in 20th place (6th in Division IB, relegated to Division IIA)
  • 2015 – Finished in 21st place (1st in Division IIA, promoted to Division IB)
  • 2016 – Finished in 17th place (3rd in Division IB)
  • 2017 – Finished in 16th place (2nd in Division IB)

Asian Winter Games[edit]

Kazakhstan has participated in every women's ice hockey tournament contested at the Asian Winter games. The squad has claimed a medal in every tournament including three golds.

  • 1996 – 3rd 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
  • 1999 – 3rd 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
  • 2003 – 1st Gold medal with cup.svg
  • 2007 – 1st Gold medal with cup.svg
  • 2011 – 1st Gold medal with cup.svg

European Championship[edit]

  • 1996 – Finished in 13th place (7th in Pool B)

National U-18 team[edit]

The national under-18 team debuted in 2007 during qualification for the first ever IIHF Under 18 women's world championships (contested in 2008).

  • 2010 – Finished in 6th place (in Division I)

2015 roster[edit]

[3]

Goaltenders
Number Player Club
1 Aizhan Raushanova Aisulu Almaty
20 Tatyana Mozhayeva Aisulu Almaty
Defensemen
Number Player Club
2 Daria Moldabai Aisulu Almaty
6 Azhar Khamimuldinova Tomiris Almaty
12 Viktoria Mussatayeva Aisulu Almaty
14 Yekaterina Skobelkina Aisulu Almaty
15 Galia Nurgalieva, A Aisulu Almaty
16 Olga Konysheva Aisulu Almaty
18 Alexandra Feklistova Aisulu Almaty
21 Assem Tuleubayeva Aisulu Almaty
23 Viktoria Sazonova Aisulu Almaty
Forwards
Number Player Club
3 Madina Tursynova Aisulu Almaty
4 Pernesh Ashimova Aisulu Almaty
5 Malika Aldabergenova SSHIOSD Almaty
8 Alyona Fux, A Aisulu Almaty
9 Nadezhda Filimonova Aisulu Almaty
10 Arai Shegebayeva Aisulu Almaty
11 Zarina Tukhtieva, C Aisulu Almaty
12 Meruyert Ryspek Aisulu Almaty
17 Xenia Bushuyeva Aisulu Almaty
19 Karina Felzink Aisulu Almaty
24 Tatyana Koroleva Aisulu Almaty

References[edit]

  1. ^ Profile
  2. ^ Demoted to "Division I: Main championships cancelled due to SARS outbreak. Did not affect Division I.
  3. ^ 2015 roster

External links[edit]