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China-Switzerland women's hockey (photos)

It may not have been the most hotly anticipated matchup--or the closest of games--but plenty of fun was had by all.

Ina Fried
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Say cheese, mounties

The police presence was clearly felt at UBC Thunderbird arena, as lots of kids asked to pose for pictures with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, or Mounties as they are better known.
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Chinese team gathering

The Chinese women's hockey team meets in front of the net ahead of the start of its game Saturday against Switzerland.
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The start of an onslaught

Two early goals led to a change in net for Team China, as the Swiss began with a flurry of shots, such as this one, which was turned aside.
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Goooooaaaaallll

The Swiss women's hockey team celebrates the second of six goals against China.
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So close

The Chinese may not have had as many shots as Switzerland, but they did have some great opportunities, led by No. 14, seen here.
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A true fan

Even with the Chinese women's hockey team down by several goals in the third period in a game against Switzerland on Saturday, the cheers were unrelenting from Thomas Wu, foudner and chairman of the Hong Kong Academy of Ice Hockey.
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Post-game ritual

Following hockey tradition, the teams shake hands, following Switzerland's 6-0 victory over China.

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