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Czech Republic and South Korean men win on first day of 2014 Czech Sledge Open

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With the first day of competition concluding yesterday at the 2014 Czech Sledge Open at the Kalich Arena in Litoměřice, the Czech Republic and South Korean men both came away with victories in group play.

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The Czech Republic defeated Italy 3 – 1 while the South Koreans put away the German side 6 – 1.  Later today, the Czech Republic is scheduled to play Germany, while the Koreans will play Italy. Competition concludes tomorrow.

 

The event is a warmup event for some teams who are scheduled to compete at the 2015 IPC Sledge Hockey World Championships, scheduled to be played in Buffalo, New York from April 24 to May 2.

Laura Hale
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Laura Hale is a sport journalist, specializing in Paralympic and disability sport news. Prior to helping found ParaSport-News, she spent two and a half years working as a journalist on Wikinews, a citizen journalism site. As a journalist, she has covered the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, the 2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in La Molina, the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, and a number of other sporting events. She has additional experience with Paralympic sport having worked as a Wikipedian in Residence for the Australian and Spanish Paralympic Committees.

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