The world’s top 16 ice hockey teams will compete at Copenhagen’s Royal Arena, which has already proven its versatility by hosting last year’s European Short Course Swimming Championships.
Running from 4 to 20 May, the event is co-hosted by Copenhagen and Herning. The final will take place in Copenhagen on 20 May.
The World Cup caps off a busy 12 months for the Danish capital. In addition to hosting last year’s European Short Course Swimming Championships, Copenhagen also hosted the groundbreaking esport event BLAST Pro Series just as it won the bid to host the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships, World Pride and Eurogames. As a result of this, the city recently maintained its 8th place in the Global Sports Cities Index of best sport cities in the world.