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Russia upsets Germany in EuroHockey Indoors
22 Jan 2008 07:25

The men’s team of Russia was responsible for the biggest upset in the history of indoor hockey by defeating World Champion Germany in the final of the 2008 EuroHockey Indoor Nations Championship. It was the first ever defeat for Germany in a major event.

The final rankings of the EuroHockey Indoor Tournaments are as follows

Nations Indoor Championship (Men), Ekaterinburg (RUS), 18-20 January 2008

Final Ranking

1.         Russia - European Champions
2.         Germany
3.         Austria
4.         Spain
5.         Italy
6.         Czech Republic
7.         Switzerland (relegated to Trophy in 2023)
8.         Poland (relegated to Trophy in 2023)

Nations Trophy (Men), Copenhagen (DEN), 18-20 January 2008

Final Ranking

1.         Netherlands (promoted to Championship in 2023)
2.         Denmark (promoted to Championship in 2023)
3.         Slovakia
4.         Portugal
5.         Belarus
6.         Scotland
7.         Ukraine (relegated to Challenge I in 2023)
8.         Hungary (relegated to Challenge I in 2023)

Nations Challenge (Men), Sheffield (ENG), 18-20 January 2008

Final Ranking

1.         Sweden (promoted to Trophy in 2023)
2.         England (promoted to Trophy in 2023)
3.         Croatia
4.         Turkey
5.         Finland
6.         Bulgaria

Nations Challenge (Women), Sheffield (ENG), 18-20 January 2008

Final Ranking

1.         Denmark (promoted to Trophy in 2023)
2.         England
3.         Turkey
4.         Sweden

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