LATVIA TO JOIN GB WOMEN IN DIVISION II GROUP A NEXT SEASON

Great Britain Women will be joined by Latvia Women in the World Championship Division II Group A next season following the completion of the Division I Group B tournament in Beijing.

Netherlands Women, who beat GB in the gold-medal game in 2018, made it back-to-back promotions by winning five out of five to move up to Division I Group A.

Latvia were relegated with only two points from five matches and they will join GB, DPR Korea Women, Mexico Women and Spain Women in the fourth tier next season.

Completing the six-team group are promoted Chinese Taipei, who took gold in the Division II Group B tournament earlier this month with five wins from their five matches.