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EVENTS

Men
The men's teams play in a round robin tournament. The preliminary round includes games between Austria, Belarus, France, Germany, Latvia, Slovakia, Switzerland and Ukraine. All three countries play three games apiece with the top two qualifiers moving on.

The qualifiers will then play more round robin contests against Canada, Czech Republic, Finland, Russia, Sweden and the United States.

The top four teams are determined in the quarters and semifinals. Those four go onto the bronze medal game (3rd vs. 4th) and the gold medal game (1st vs. 2nd).

Women
The women also play a preliminary round in which all eight teams participate. Those include Canada, China, Finland, Germany, Kazakhstan, Russia, Sweden and the United States.

The women continue play in the classification round in which final seeding is determined. This includes games to determine final placement for the bottom four teams.

The top four women's teams go on to the bronze medal game (3rd vs. 4th) and the gold medal game (1st vs. 2nd).

 


 
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