Media accreditation for the 2015 IPC Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships A-Pool now open‏

With just two months to go until the 2015 IPC Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships A Pool in Buffalo, New York, USA, media are advised that they can now apply for media accreditation at www.paralympic.org/buffalo-2015/media.

The competition follows the huge success of ice sledge hockey at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games and will feature a replay of the final between Paralympic champions the USA and Russia in the opening games on 26 April. The gold medal game will be played on 3 May.

European champions Italy and Germany complete Group A, whilst Group B features reigning world champions Canada, Vancouver 2010 silver medallists Japan, Norway and the Czech Republic.

Media are advised that they need to book their own accommodation. Information about hotels is also available at the above web-link.

A full competition schedule is available at www.paralympic.org/buffalo-2015/schedule and further information about IPC Ice Sledge Hockey is available at www.ipc-icesledgehockey.org.

Contact

For further information about IPC Ice Sledge Hockey and Buffalo 2015, please contact Lucy Dominy, IPC Public Relations and Campaigns Manager on e-mail: lucy.dominy@paralympic.org or call +49-228-2097-159.

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