The national team of Ukraine learned the opponents in the final of the Olympic qualification Hockey

The national team of Ukraine learned the opponents in the final of the Olympic qualification  Hockey


The lottery for Olympic tickets will start on August 29

The national team of Ukraine will play in the final part of the qualification for the 2026 Olympics in hockey.

We will remind, in the third stage of the selection, the Ukrainians won three victories: in the first round defeated Koreain the second – in a series of bullets defeated Polandand in the third lost Estonia Therefore, the national team guaranteed itself the first place in the group and entered the final part of the qualification.

As the lowest-ranked national team that made it past the second round of qualification, Ukraine was placed in Group D, where it will play with Slovakia, Kazakhstan and Belarus.

It should be noted that Belarus is currently excluded from the competition. A decision on the team’s admission will be made in March.

The composition of the groups in the final qualification of the Olympics-2026:

  • Group D: Slovakia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Ukraine
  • Group E: Latvia, France, Austria, Japan
  • Group F: Denmark, Norway, Slovenia, Great Britain

The matches of the decisive stage will take place from August 29 to September 1, 2024.

The national team of Ukraine has played only once in the hockey tournament of the Olympics. In 2002, in Salt Lake City, “blue and yellow” took 10th place.

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