The 8th Asian Winter Games take place in Sapporo, Japan, with four tournaments played 18-26 February 2017.
The tournaments and participants:
Men's Top Division (Tsukisamu Gymnasium): Kazakhstan, Japan, Korea, China
Men's Division I (Mikaho Gymnasium): Hong Kong, United Arab Emirates, Mongolia, Chinese Taipei, Thailand, Singapore
Men's Division II (Hoshioki Ice Skating Rink): Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Macau, Qatar, Kuwait, Turkmenistan, Indonesia, Philippines
Women's Tournament (Tsukisamu Gymnasium): Japan, China, Kazakhstan, Korea, Hong Kong, Thailand
Note: The Asian Winter Games are organized by the Olympic Council of Asia and the teams are selected by the National Olympic Committees. The teams are mostly, but not necessarily, national teams from IIHF member national associations. For more information about the event visit the official website www.sapporo2017.org.