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IIHF presidential candidate Bach Nielsen proposes fewer World Championship events

Henrik Bach Nielsen

Denmark’s Henrik Bach Nielsen has told SportBusiness that a reduction in the number of ice hockey World Championship events from the Division I, Group B level downwards forms part of his proposals in the race to become the next International Ice Hockey Federation president.

Ahead of the elections at the IIHF Semi-Annual Congress in Saint Petersburg on September 25, Bach Nielsen said that moving the lower-level World Championships to a biennial cycle rather than an annual one would provide better financial results for the affected member associations.

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