|Born||December 19, 1987|
|Height||1.61 m (5 ft 3 in)|
|Weight||61 kg (134 lb; 9 st 8 lb)|
|J-League team||Seibu Princess Rabbits|
Tomomi Iwahara (岩原 知美, Iwahara Tomomi, born December 19, 1987) is a Japanese ice hockey player for Seibu Princess Rabbits and the Japanese national team. She participated at the 2015 IIHF Women's World Championship.
Iwahara competed at the 2018 Winter Olympics.
The Chinese women's national ice hockey team represents China at the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Women's Championships, the Asian Winter Games, and other international competitions. The women's national team is governed by the Chinese Ice Hockey Association. China's national women's program is ranked twentieth in the world by the IIHF and has 808 active players as of 2020.
The IIHF Ice Hockey World Junior Championships (WJC), commonly known simply as the World Juniors, are an annual event organized by the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) for national under-20 ice hockey teams from around the world. They are traditionally held in late December, ending in early January. The tournament usually attracts top hockey players in this age category. However, some NHL teams do not release their top players as the tournament overlaps with the NHL season.
The Japanese national ice hockey team is the national men's ice hockey of Japan. They are controlled by the Japan Ice Hockey Federation and a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF). Japan is currently ranked 23rd in the rankings and currently compete in the IIHF World Championship Division I. They have competed in eight Olympic Games competitions.
The Japanese women's national ice hockey team represents Japan at the International Ice Hockey Federation's World Women's Championships. The women's national team is controlled by the Japan Ice Hockey Federation. Japan has 2,587 female players as of 2017.
The International Ice Hockey Federation is a worldwide governing body for ice hockey and in-line hockey. It is based in Zurich, Switzerland, and has 81 members. It maintains the IIHF World Ranking based on international ice hockey tournaments. Rules of play for IIHF events differ from hockey in North America and the rules of the National Hockey League (NHL). Decisions of the IIHF can be appealed through the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne, Switzerland. The IIHF maintains its own hall of fame for international ice hockey. The IIHF Hall of Fame was founded in 1997, and has been located within the Hockey Hall of Fame since 1998.
The 2009 IIHF World Women's U18 Championship was the second holding of the World Women's U18 Championships, the premier International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) tournament for top division national women's junior ice hockeyteams. It was held from 5 January through 10 January 2009, in Füssen, Germany. Eight teams competed in the Top Division tournament. Team USA won the tournament for the second time and the Swiss national U18 team was relegated to Division I.
The Japan Ice Hockey Federation is the governing body of ice hockey in Japan. Japan was the first Asian nation to join the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF).
Tomomi is a Japanese given name which can be given to either sex.
The 2016 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships was the 40th Ice Hockey World Junior Championship. It was hosted in Helsinki, Finland. It began on December 26, 2015, and ended with the gold medal game on January 5, 2016. This marked the sixth time that Finland has hosted the WJC, and the hosts defeated Russia 4–3 in overtime to win their fourth title in history and second in the last three years. Belarus was relegated to Division I-A for 2017 by merit of their tenth-place finish, while Finnish right winger Jesse Puljujärvi earned MVP and top scorer honors.
The 2018 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships was the 42nd edition of the Ice Hockey World Junior Championship, and was hosted by the city of Buffalo, New York at the KeyBank Center and HarborCenter. It opened on December 26, 2017 and closed with the gold medal game on January 5, 2018. It was the sixth time that the United States has hosted the IHWJC, and the second time that Buffalo has done so, previously hosting in 2011.
The 2019 IIHF World Championship was hosted by Slovakia from 10 to 26 May 2019. It was the second time that Slovakia has hosted the event as an independent country, as was the case in 2011. The host cities were Bratislava and Košice, as announced by the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) on 15 May 2015.
Qualification for the men's tournament at the 2018 Winter Olympics was determined by the IIHF World Ranking following the 2015 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships. The host along with the top eight teams in the world ranking received automatic berths into the Olympics, while all other teams had an opportunity to qualify for the remaining three spots in the Olympics. This was the fourth time world rankings were used but the first time that the championships three years prior was used as the final determination.
Shiori Koike is a Japanese ice hockey player for DK Peregrine and the Japanese national team. The Japanese team participated at the 2015 IIHF Women's World Championship coming third in their preliminary group. They also participated at the 2015 27th Winter Universiade, winning a bronze medal.
Chiho Osawa is a Japanese ice hockey player for Luleå HF and the Japanese national team. She participated at the 2015 IIHF Women's World Championship.
Haruka Toko is a Japanese ice hockey player with Linköping HC Dam of the Swedish Women's Hockey League and the Japanese national team. She has played with the Seibu Princess Rabbits of the All-Japan Women's Ice Hockey Championship. Her older sister Ayaka is also an ice hockey player.
Rui Ukita is a Japanese ice hockey player for Daishin Hockey and the Japanese national team. She participated at the 2015 IIHF Women's World Championship.
Hanae Kubo is a Japanese ice hockey player for the Seibu Princess Rabbits and the Japanese national team. She participated at the 2015 IIHF Women's World Championship.
The women's tournament in ice hockey at the 2018 Winter Olympics was held in Gangneung, South Korea between 10 and 22 February 2018. Eight countries qualified for the tournament; five of them did so automatically by virtue of their ranking by the International Ice Hockey Federation, one, South Korea, automatically qualified as hosts, while the two others took part in a qualification tournament. Under a special agreement with the IOC and the IIHF, twelve North Korean players joined the host team to form a united team. They were allowed to have an expanded roster of 35 where 22 players dress for each game. Three North Korean players were selected for each game by coach Sarah Murray.
Moeko Fujimoto is a Japanese ice hockey forward for Toyota Cygnus.
Iwahara is a Japanese surname. Notable people with the surname include:
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