Frequent question: Why is hockey so popular in Czech Republic?

How good is Czech Republic in hockey?

The Czech Republic has 72,075 players officially enrolled in organized hockey (0.7% of its population). The Czechs won the gold medal at the 1998 Winter Olympics and won three straight gold medals at the world championships from 1999 to 2001. … Czech Republic won the 2010 World Championships in Germany.

What is the Czech national sport?

Is hockey popular in Slovakia?

Ice hockey is probably the most popular sport in Slovakia. After finishing 2nd in 2012 IIHF World Championship a cheering crowd of tens of thousands people greeted the national team players on SNP Square in Bratislava, which exemplifies the popularity of this sport in the country.

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