Swiss finish second in Deutschland Cup

Switzerland's Marcel Jenni (left) rubs shoulders with Slovakia's Ivan Majesky Keystone

Switzerland's ice hockey team have finished second to Canada in the Deutschland Cup in Hanover. Switzerland secured their runners-up spot after they beat Slovakia in Sunday's game.

This content was published on November 12, 2000 - 22:59

The Swiss defeated Slovakia 4-2 after a win by the same margin over Germany on Saturday.

On Friday, they lost 3-2 to Canada in the opening game - their tenth defeat to the Canadians in a row.

Canada won the competition with six points, Switzerland came second with four points while Slovakia came third with three points and Germany finished fourth with zero points.

swissinfo with agencies

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