1972 Roller Hockey World Cup

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1972 Roller Hockey World Cup
Roller Hockey Men's World Championships
Tournament details
Host country Spain
Dates 26 July 1972 (1972-07-26)
6 August 1972 (1972-08-06)
Teams 12 (from 5 confederations)
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Spain (7th title)
Runners-up  Portugal
Third place  Argentina
Fourth place  West Germany
Tournament statistics
Matches played 66
Goals scored 568 (8.61 per match)
1970
1974

The 1972 Roller Hockey World Cup was the twentieth roller hockey world cup, organized by the Fédération Internationale de Roller Sports. It was contested by 12 national teams (6 from Europe, 2 from South America, 2 from Oceania, 1 from North America and 1 from Asia). All the games were played in the city of A Coruña, in Spain, the chosen city to host the World Cup.

Results[edit]

Teams WG N J NZ A US B C P S A
 West Germany X
 Netherlands 2–4 X
 Japan 0–12 1–10 X
 New Zealand 2–12 2–11 3–2 X
 Australia 1–7 3–10 5–1 3–2 X
 United States 4–6 3–8 9–2 2–2 5–1 X
 Belgium 3–12 3–5 9–2 9–2 5–4 1–5 X
 Chile 4–8 0–2 3–2 11–2 3–1 4–1 10–3 X
 Portugal 3–2 10–1 16–1 7–3 21–0 4–2 4–1 7–2 X
 Spain 3–0 8–1 14–0 20–0 18–3 16–1 15–2 10–3 4–0 X
 Argentina 2–1 2–5 5–0 6–1 10–3 5–0 3–3 9–0 2–0 0–2 X
 Italy 0–5 3–2 5–0 8–0 7–2 4–3 1–1 7–3 0–3 1–2 1–1

Standings[edit]

Colors
     1972 World Champion
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1st  Spain 11 11 0 0 112 11 +101 22
2nd  Portugal 11 9 0 2 75 18 +57 18
3rd  Argentina 11 7 2 2 45 15 +30 16
 West Germany 11 8 0 3 69 24 +45 16
 Italy 11 6 2 3 37 22 +15 14
 Netherlands 11 7 0 4 57 39 +18 14
 Chile 11 5 0 6 43 52 −9 10
 Belgium 11 3 2 6 40 63 −23 8
 United States 11 3 1 7 35 53 −18 7
 Australia 11 2 0 9 26 89 −63 4
 New Zealand 11 1 1 9 18 91 −73 3
 Japan 11 0 0 11 11 91 −80 0

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