1968 Roller Hockey World Cup

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1968 Roller Hockey World Cup
Roller Hockey Men's World Championships
Tournament details
Host country Portugal
Dates 26 April 1968 (1968-04-26)
4 May 1968 (1968-05-04)
Teams 10 (from 5 confederations)
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Portugal (10th title)
Runners-up  Spain
Third place  Argentina
Fourth place  Italy
Tournament statistics
Matches played 45
Goals scored 343 (7.62 per match)
1966
1970

The 1968 Roller Hockey World Cup was the eighteenth roller hockey world cup, organized by the Fédération Internationale de Roller Sports. It was contested by 10 national teams (6 from Europe, 1 from South America, 1 from North America, 1 from Asia and 1 from Oceania, for the first time ever). All the games were played in the city of Porto, in Portugal, the chosen city to host the World Cup.

Results[edit]

Teams N US S A J S WG I NZ
 Netherlands X
 United States 3–3 X
 Spain 8–2 3–0 X
 Argentina 1–1 4–2 2–2 X
 Japan 0–11 4–5 4–15 1–3 X
  Switzerland 2–3 3–2 0–8 0–1 4–2 X
 West Germany 1–2 3–4 0–7 1–1 4–1 7–1 X
 Italy 3–0 6–1 1–3 2–3 4–2 4–2 3–2 X
 New Zealand 2–11 1–10 1–10 1–10 5–1 0–3 3–10 0–10 X
 Portugal 8–0 3–0 2–1 3–1 26–1 15–0 10–2 4–1 21–0

Standings[edit]

Colors
     1968 World Champion
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Gold medal icon.svg  Portugal 9 9 0 0 92 6 +86 18
Silver medal icon.svg  Spain 9 7 1 1 57 12 +45 15
Bronze medal icon.svg  Argentina 9 5 3 1 26 13 +13 13
 Italy 9 6 0 3 34 17 +17 12
 Netherlands 9 4 2 3 33 28 +5 10
 United States 9 3 1 5 27 30 −3 7
 West Germany 9 3 1 5 30 32 −2 7
  Switzerland 9 3 0 6 15 42 −27 6
 New Zealand 9 1 0 8 13 86 −73 2
 Japan 9 0 0 9 16 77 −61 0

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