Ice Hockey UK TV in association with SMP Europe are in Suwon, South Korea with Great Britain as they begin their Women’s World Championship Division 1 Group B on Monday.

GB won promotion from Division 2 in Spain last spring and go up against Kazakhstan, Italy, Poland, Korea and Slovenia over the next week.

After practice on official arrival day, captain Jodie Alderson-Smith and coach Mike Clancy both spoke with Craig Simpson about the team preparation and build-up, having been in Suwon almost a week already.

Great Britain open against Kazakhstan on Monday, face off is at 04.15 UK time, 12.15 local time. The tournament can be watched via YouTube from ‘On The Sports’ – full links will be shared on social media in the build up to each game.

Photos: Karl Denham