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A Great night for Britain

GB storms past Japan, returns to Div. IA

Published 29.04.2017 22:58 GMT+1 | Author Andy Potts
A Great night for Britain A Great night for Britain
Great Britain celebrates gold at the 2017 IIHF World Championship Division IB in Belfast. Photo: Alan McNiece.
Great Britain erased the pain of two last-day defeats in recent years to overpower Japan 4-0 and claim gold in front of an ecstatic Belfast crowd.

 

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Estonia sends the Dutch down

Netherlands battle in vain, finish winless

Published 29.04.2017 18:24 GMT+1 | Author Andy Potts
Estonia sends the Dutch down Estonia sends the Dutch down
Estonia on the attack against the Netherlands at the 2017 IIHF World Championship Div IB. Photo: Ian Offers, GBSC.
The Netherlands came close to pulling off a sensational escape from relegation, but Estonia had enough to edge its second win of the tournament and take fourth.

 

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Bronze for Lithuania

Comeback win seals third place

Published 29.04.2017 15:16 GMT+1 | Author Andy Potts
Bronze for Lithuania Bronze for Lithuania
Edgar Protcenko celebrates his game-winning goal for Lithuania against Croatia at the 2017 IIHF World Championship Div IB. Photo: Ian Offers, GBSC.
Lithuania claimed bronze for the fourth season running after recovering from 0-1 down to beat Croatia in its final game of its 2017 Div IB campaign.

 

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