1978 Roller Hockey World Cup

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1978 Roller Hockey World Cup
Roller Hockey Men's World Championships
Tournament details
Host country Argentina
Dates 1 October 1978 (1978-10-01)
12 October 1978 (1978-10-12)
Teams 12 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Argentina (1st title)
Runners-up  Spain
Third place  Portugal
Fourth place  West Germany
Tournament statistics
Matches played 66
Goals scored 607 (9.2 per match)
1976
1980

The 1978 Roller Hockey World Cup was the twenty-third roller hockey world cup, organized by the Fédération Internationale de Roller Sports. It was contested by 12 national teams (5 from Europe, 3 from South America, 1 from North America, 1 from Africa, 1 from Asia and 1 from Oceania). All the games were played in the city of San Juan, in Argentina, the chosen city to host the World Cup.

Results[edit]

Teams S B A B P M C A J WG US
 Spain X
 Brazil 2–5 X
 Argentina 3–1 2–0 X
 Belgium 1–4 1–1 1–11 X
 Portugal 2–3 2–3 2–2 10–3 X
 Mozambique 2–15 1–7 1–15 3–6 0–19 X
 Chile 0–9 5–3 1–3 6–2 4–5 6–2 X
 Australia 2–10 0–6 0–10 5–5 1–16 5–3 3–10 X
 Japan 0–23 3–11 0–18 3–13 0–16 1–8 0–13 1–4 X
 West Germany 2–3 6–3 2–3 5–3 3–5 5–1 3–8 9–1 15–3 X
 United States 3–7 6–2 0–8 3–2 2–9 4–3 5–3 9–4 16–1 3–7 X
 Italy 3–8 0–1 1–3 2–4 1–3 9–1 3–2 6–1 9–1 2–2 3–1

Standings[edit]

Colors
     1978 World Champion
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1st  Argentina 11 10 1 0 78 9 +69 21
2nd  Spain 11 10 0 1 88 20 +68 20
3rd  Portugal 11 8 1 2 89 22 +67 17
 West Germany 11 6 1 4 59 35 +24 13
 United States 11 6 0 5 52 49 +3 12
 Chile 11 6 0 5 58 38 +20 12
 Brazil 11 5 1 5 39 27 +12 11
 Italy 11 5 1 5 39 31 +8 11
 Belgium 11 3 2 6 41 53 −12 8
 Australia 11 2 1 8 26 85 −59 5
 Mozambique 11 1 0 10 25 92 −67 2
 Japan 11 0 0 11 13 146 −133 0

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