More than 165 000 spectators watch preliminary round of WM in both cities

05-05-11
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The 2011 IIHF World Championship (29.4. – 15.5.2011) preliminary round has drawn to a close. Over 165 000 spectators have watched the initial 24 games, 108 865 in Bratislava and 57 072 in Košice.

 

Eleven out of the twelve Bratislava games were sold out. The only exception was Tuesday’s game between Slovenia and - Germany which was watched by more than 8000 spectators.  The Košice Steel Arena was sold out for the first time on Wednesday for the Sweden-USA game, with more than 7400 fans attending.

 

The fan village in Bratislava has become a roaring success – visited by over 50 000 fans during the first six championship days.

 

More information on the Championship can be found at: www.iihf.com

 

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