2022 EuroHockey Indoor Championship events

24/09/2020

The 2022 EuroHockey Indoor Championships ( Men and Women) will take place on the following dates at the venues stated.  

Participating nations have qualified for each division based on their final ranking from the 2020 competition. 

Men’s Indoor Championship – Germany (venue to be announced) – 12-16 January 2022 * 

Teams: AUT, BLR, BEL, CZE, GER, NED, RUS, SUI 

Women’s Indoor Championship – Germany (venue to be announced) – 12-16 January 2022 * 

Teams: AUT, BLR, CZE, GER, NED, RUS, TUR, UKR 

European Hockey Federation (EHF) President, Marijke Fleuren,  speaking about awarding the Championship events as a joint event to Germany said “We believe that we have made a really excellent decision to award a  joint  Men’s and Women’s event to the Deutscher Hockey Bund (DHB). Indoor hockey has a special place in the hearts of the German hockey family. We look forward to working with Heiko and his team to deliver a fantastic 5-day festival of hockey for players and fans alike.”  

Heiko von Glahn, Secretary-General, DHB added “We would like to thank the European Hockey Federation very much for the trust they have placed in us to host the EuroHockey Indoor Hockey Championships Women and Men in 2022. For us, indoor hockey continues to be a great stage for presenting our sport and our talents to a broad public in an attractive format. The last indoor events, such as the Indoor World Cup Men and Women 2018 and the EuroHockey Indoor Championships, Men, 2020 in Berlin have proven this. Together with our sponsoring partners and the whole German hockey family, we are therefore looking forward to this top event, at which we will be pleased to welcome Europe’s top teams to Germany.” 

In addition, we are delighted that the other divisions will be held as below: 

Men’s Indoor Championship II – Paredes (POR), Pavilhão Rota dos Móveis – 14-16 January 2022 

Teams: CRO, ESP, ITA, POL, POR, SVK, TUR, UKR 

Men’s Indoor Championship III – Nicosia (CYP), CBF Arena (Agios Dometios) – 14-16 January 2022 

Teams: CYP, DEN, IRL, LTU, SCO, WAL 

Women’s Indoor Championship II – Ourense (ESP), Pazo dos Deportes – 21-23 January 2022 

Teams: BEL, CRO, ESP, IRL, LTU, POL, SCO, SUI 

Women’s Indoor Championship III – Bratislava (SVK), Dom športu Bratislava – 21-23 January 2022 

Teams: DEN, ITA, POR, SVK 

Date: in case of 4 teams, the event dates will be 22-23 January. When a 5th team enters late, the event will be played over 3 days. 

* Each gender will play 4 consecutive days, but which gender will start on the 12th is not known yet. 

Notes:

  • Pools will be decided in summer 2021 using the FIH Indoor World Ranking. 
  • The withdrawal date for all tournaments in this competition is 30 June 2021
  • Any National Association withdrawing after that date may be subject to a fine or other disciplinary action by EHF.  See current EHF Indoor Championship Regulations for further details. 

24th September 2020

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