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Roller Hockey at the Olympics

Roller Hockey, also known as Rink Hockey in some parts of the world, is like ice-hockey played on roller skates. Quad skates are used in Roller Hockey, as compared to a version of this sport called In-line Hockey which uses inline roller blades.

At the Olympic Games, Rink Hockey (as it was called) was a demonstration sport in 1992. The competition was held from July 26 to August 7, 1992 and comprised of a single event for men. There were a total of 12 nations represented. Roller Hockey was one of three official demonstration sports at the 1992 Olympics, the others were Basque pelota and taekwondo.

Final Results

  1. Argentina
  2. Spain
  3. Italy
  4. Portugal
  5. Brazil
  6. Netherlands
  7. USA
  8. Germany

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