2017 Team USA Silver Medalists at Inline Hockey World Master & Veteran Championships in Bolzano Italy

June 23, 2017, 12:20 p.m. (ET)

 

On June 17th, the Eighth Annual of the World Master Championship ended up with TEAM USA capturing the silver medal ended in Bolzano (Italy) where teams played in the Pala Onda and Meran Arena’s:

12 Countries attended the event with 22 National teams. We are proud to announce that 2 new countries joined the FIRS family: Hungary and Slovakia.
In the Masters category, the Gold went to Czech Republic winning over the USA 3-1: the same result of the 2016 Gold Medal Game. The Host team, Italy, won 2-0 over Switzerland and received the Bronze Medal..

 

017 - Team USA Captured the Silver Medal at the World Veteran Cup for Inline Hockey in Bolzano, Italy

Veterans Cup new entry, Slovakia surprised everybody by winning the 45+ Veterans Cup by beating the USA 8-4: The Bronze Medal was awarded to the Czech Republic by the final score of 4-3 against Canada

The FIRS World Event Host, organizers and the volunteers expressed extreme satisfaction for the great sportsmanship shown and for the friendly mood that characterized the event in and off the rink.

USA Roller Sports, Executive Committee Board Member, Keith Noll, stated, “ congratulations to all the men who represented the USA at the 2017 Championships” Noll went on to comment, “bringing home the Silver Medal in the Masters and the Veteran Championships is a tremendous performance, and USARS is very pleased with their accomplishments.”

For additional results and pictures including other World Inline events go to www.worldinlinehockey.org or USA Inline upcoming events ‘2017 AAU Junior Olympic Games – Inline Hockey Championships’ and the AAU – USARS Adult Men’s and Women’s Championships go to www.aauhockey.org  for further information.