Media are advised that accreditation for the 2017 World Para Ice Hockey Paralympic Winter Games Qualification Tournament from 9-14 October in Ostersund, Sweden, is now open at www.paralympic.org/ostersund-2017/media.
The Tournament is the last chance for teams to qualify for the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in March. The Czech Republic, Germany, Japan, Slovakia and Sweden are confirmed competitors so far.
The top three finishers will get to join reigning world champions Canada, the USA, South Korea, Norway and Italy at PyeongChang 2018.
Further information on Ostersund 2017 can be found at www.paralympic.org/ostersund-2017.
For further information, please contact Rafael Maranhao, IPC Public Relations Senior Manager on e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.