World Para Ice Hockey launched the bidding process for the Beijing 2022 Winter Paralympic Qualifiers and invited prospective hosts to apply.
The six-team round-trip tournament is expected to take place in late October or early November, providing a venue for the Handicapped.
It will include the sixth, seventh and eighth place in the A-Pool World Championship in 2021 and the first, second and third places from B-Pool.
Visiting China has already qualified for the Beijing 2022 hockey tournament and will be joined by the five best teams at this year’s World Cup – scheduled for June 19-26 in Ostrava, Czech Republic.
In time, both teams will be the best in the qualifiers.
The deadline for submitting the form to applicants is May 8th.
The official bid must be submitted by June 8, after which the host city will be announced on July 8.
The last qualifying tournament for the Paralympics was held in Ostersund, Sweden, with the Czech Republic, Japan and Sweden winning their sport in PyeongChang 2018.
The United States won gold in Pyongyang, while Canada and South Korea won silver and bronze medals in mixed sex.
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