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USA CAPTURES TWO GOLD MEDALS AND A SILVER

July 21, 2013, 6:37 p.m. (ET)
For Immediate Release:
Contact: KEITH NOLL
USARS HOCKEY COMMITTEE
715-829-2346
 slapshot@wwt.net
www.2013firsworldchampionships.org
 
USA CAPTURES TWO GOLD MEDALS & A SILVER AT THE 2013 FIRS,
“THE OFFICIAL WORLD INLINE HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIPS”
 
TEAM USA SENIOR WOMEN & THE JUNIOR WOMEN EACH TOOK
HOME THE GOLD MEDAL AT THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS THIS WEEK
BY DEFEATING CANADA IN THE JUNIOR WOMEN FINALS (3-2) ON JULY 13th AND THE SENIOR WOMEN
DEFEATED THE CANADA WOMEN (2-1 ) JULY 20th IN THE GOLD MEDAL GAME BEFORE
A CAPACITY CROWD AT THE RINKS COMPLEX IN HUNTINGTON BEACH, CALIFORNIA.
THE JUNIOR MEN LOST 3-2 IN THE GOLD MEDAL GAME GIVING UP TWO GOALS IN THE LAST 3
MINUTES TO THE CZECH REPUBLIC TO SETTLE FOR THE SILVER MEDAL.
TEAM USA SENIOR MEN WERE UPSET 4-3 BY SWEDEN IN THE QUARTER FINALS AT THE HONDA CENTER
IN ANAHEIM CALIFORNIA FRIDAY AFTERNOON. THE SENIOR MEN WENT ON TO DEFEAT ITALY (4-2)
AND FRANCE (6-1) TO FINISH 5TH OUT OF 21 COUNTRIES IN THE OFFICIAL WORLD INLINE HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIPS.
THE TEAM USA SENIOR MEN WILL JOIN THE OTHER TOP 7 TEAMS NEXT WEEK AT THE WORLD GAMES IN CALI,
COLOMBIA JULY 24-31, WHERE THEY ARE SEEDED NUMBER ONE BASED ON THEIR GOLD MEDAL FINISH AT LAST YEARS
2012 FIRS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS IN BUCARAMANGA, COLOMBIA.
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