How the ice hockey world reacted to Great Britain's dramatic World Championship survival

GREAT BRITAIN stunned the hockey world for the second time in just over 12 months when a 4-3 overtime win against France ensured they would remain in the top tier at the World Championships for 2020.

HEROES: Great Britsain'splayers line-up for the national anthem after beating France. Picture: Dean Woolley.

It comes a little over a year after Pete Russell's team won a gold-medal promotion to the elite group for the first time since 1994. Here is how people reacted to GB's win on social media ...

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