Divers compete in ice hockey world championship... underwater

Sun Feb 25, 2:04 PM ET

VIENNA (AFP) - The lake of Weissensee in southern Austria hosted an unusual sporting event this weekend, with divers taking part in the first-ever ice-hockey world championship -- underwater ice-hockey, that is.

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Eight international teams from Austria, the Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia, competed under 30 centimetres (12 inches) of ice in 2-degree Celsius (35 degrees Fahrenheit) water and without oxygen tanks.

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