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16 February 2010 | in Ice Hockey, Winter Universiade

Vancouver WOG 2010: Lots of WU participants on Women’s Ice Hockey Team Rosters

Petra Pravlikova (SVK-24) vs. Linda Valimaki (FIN-13) facing off in Harbin and now in Vancouver (photo: C. Pierre)

 

The 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, Canada are in full swing. A number of the Women’s Ice Hockey teams participating in the Olympic tournament have selected players who were on the Winter Universiade roster at the inaugural WU women’s ice hockey tournament in Harbin, China in 2009.

Leading nation is China, which has 15 Harbin WU participants out of the 21 players on its current Vancouver roster. Next is Team Slovakia with 12 former WU participants followed by Finland with four. - C. Pierre, FISU Press Officer

 

 

 Tang Liang, one of the 15 players from the Harbin roster present in Vancouver (photo: C. Pierre)