Korea Ice Hockey Association

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South Korea KIHA
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Association name Korea Ice Hockey Association
IIHF membership July 25, 1960
President Mong-won Chung
IIHF men's ranking 25th
IIHF women's ranking 28th
Korea Ice Hockey Association
Hangul 대한아이스하키협회
Hanja 大韓아이스하키協會
Revised Romanization Daehan Aiseuhaki Hyeophoe
McCune–Reischauer Taehan Aisŭhak'i Hyǒphoe

The Korea Ice Hockey Association (Korean: 대한아이스하키협회) is the governing body and member of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) that oversees ice hockey in South Korea.[1][2][3]

XXIII Olympic Winter Games[edit]

The Korean Ice Hockey Association will have the opportunity to compete in the Olympics for the first time, under host nation rules, as Pyeongchang, South Korea has been awarded the 2018 Winter Olympics.[4][5][4]


  1. ^ Morgan, Liam (2016-08-19). "Ice hockey development camp held in South Korea as country continues preparations for Pyeongchang 2018". Insidethegames.biz. Retrieved 2016-10-18. 
  2. ^ "Korean ice hockey to kick off Euro challenge". Koreatimes.co.kr. 2014-10-28. Retrieved 2016-10-18. 
  3. ^ "Hockey players frozen out of cheaper rink fees". Koreaherald.com. Retrieved 2016-10-18. 
  4. ^ a b Sean Leahy (2014-07-16). "Pressure to improve puts 2018 Korean Olympic hockey team in doubt". Sports.yahoo.com. Retrieved 2016-10-18. 
  5. ^ Greg Wyshynski (2016-04-18). "South Korea imports Canadian ringers for 2018 Olympic hockey team". Sports.yahoo.com. Retrieved 2016-10-18. 

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