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03-06-2010, 09:26 AM
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How come GB didnt have a team in the winter olympics
Only 12 teams make it. Britain is in the mid-20's. It would have been a massive uphill battle.

Maybe, barring the breakup of the Union, Scotland will host a Winter Olympics one day and Britain can relive that Olympic hockey glory.

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Only 12 teams make it. Britain is in the mid-20's. It would have been a massive uphill battle.

Maybe, barring the breakup of the Union, Scotland will host a Winter Olympics one day and Britain can relive that Olympic hockey glory.
So if you host you automatically qualify

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How come GB didnt have a team in the winter olympics
because they couldnt even win in a group with Poland , Japan and Romania in PRE qualifications...

http://www.iihf.com/channels0809/olympic-qual-men

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So if you host you automatically qualify
Yes.

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How come the EIHL doesnt have more teams why only 9 or 10

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