Zlin/Prerov set new record

17,480 fans saw U18 Women’s World Championship

09.01.2012
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Zimni Stadion Prerov  Czech Republic

Dominika Laskova and her team mates from the Czech women's U18 national team played in front of 3,250 fans on home ice in Prerov. Photo: Jana Chytilova / HHOF-IIHF Images

ZURICH – The 2012 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women’s World Championship set a new attendance record for this category.

17,480 fans attended the 22 games in Zlin and Prerov, Czech Republic, for an average of 794.

The previous record was set at the inaugural event in 2008 in Calgary, Canada, with a total attendance of 9,872 spectators and an average of 494.

The highest attendance figures were set in the secondary venue, the Zimni Stadion in Prerov, where 3,250 fans saw the 5th-place game between the host Czech Republic and Finland. This is also a new single-game record, beating the gold medal game of 2008 in Calgary, which was attended by 2,156 fans.
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