1993 IIHF European Women Championships

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The 1993 IIHF European Women Championships were held between March 22–27, 1993. In a break with the previous format, the IIHF split the teams into two separate divisions A and B and introduced a Promotion and Relegation format between them.

The top six teams from the 1991 tournament qualified for the Pool A tournament in Esbjerg, Denmark, while the remaining four plus the  Ukraine who were entering their first tournament.

European Championship Group A[edit]

1993 IIHF European Women's Championship
Pool A
Tournament details
Host country  Denmark
Dates March 24 - March 27
Teams 6
Venue(s) Esbjerg (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg  Finland (3rd title)
Tournament statistics
Matches played 9
Goals scored 89 (9.89 per match)

Teams & Format[edit]

The six teams, qualified from being the top six teams from the 1991 tournament were:

The teams were divided into two groups of three teams. Each team played each other once within the group. The teams then played a playoff game against the team with the same position in the opposing group, i.e. the Group Winners played off for Gold, 2nd place, for Bronze etc.

First round[edit]

Group 1[edit]

Standings[edit]

Rk. Team GP W T L GF GA DIF PTS
1.  Finland 2 2 0 0 25 4 +21 4
2.  Norway 2 1 0 1 8 10 -2 2
3.   Switzerland 2 0 0 2 3 22 -19 0

Results[edit]

March 24, 1993 Norway  5 – 2
( 1 - 2 , 2 - 0 , 2 - 0 )
  Switzerland Esbjerg
March 25, 1993 Finland  17 – 1
( 10 - 0 , 1 - 0 , 6 - 1 )
  Switzerland Esbjerg
March 26, 1993 Finland  8 – 3
( 2 - 1 , 4 - 0 , 2 - 2 )
 Norway Esbjerg

Group 2[edit]

Standings[edit]

Rk. Team GP W T L GF GA DIF PTS
1.  Sweden 2 2 0 0 16 3 +13 4
2.  Germany 2 1 0 1 9 14 -5 2
3.  Denmark 2 0 0 2 4 12 -8 0

Results[edit]

March 24, 1993 Germany  6 – 4
( 2 - 3 , 0 - 1 , 4 - 0 )
 Denmark Esbjerg
March 25, 1993 Sweden  10 – 3
( 3 - 0 , 2 - 2 , 5 - 1 )
 Germany Esbjerg
March 26, 1993 Sweden  6 – 0
( 3 - 0 , 1 - 0 , 2 - 0 )
 Denmark Esbjerg

Playoff Round[edit]

Consolation Round 5-6 Place[edit]

March 27, 1993 Switzerland   4 – 1
( 0 - 0 , 3 - 1 , 1 - 0 )
 Denmark Esbjerg

Match for third place[edit]

March 27, 1993 Norway  6 – 3
(1 - 1, 3 - 1, 2 - 1)
 Germany Esbjerg

Final[edit]

March 27, 1993 Finland  8 – 2
( 3 - 2 , 3 - 0 , 2 - 0 )
 Sweden Esbjerg

Champions[edit]

 1993 IIHF European Women Championship Winners 

Finland
3rd title

European Championship Group B[edit]

1993 IIHF European Women's Championship
Pool B
Tournament details
Host country  Ukraine
Dates March 22 - March 27
Teams 5
Venue(s) Kiev (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg  Latvia (1st title)
Tournament statistics
Matches played 10
Goals scored 36 (3.6 per match)

Teams & Format[edit]

The five teams that playing the first Pool B were:

The teams were placed in one group containing all the teams playing in a single round robin format, with the final placings determining the final standing without any final games.

Final round[edit]

Standings[edit]

Rk. Team GP W T L GF GA DIF PTS
1.  Latvia 4 3 0 1 10 5 +5 6
2.  Czech Republic 4 2 1 1 8 6 +2 5
3.  France 4 2 0 2 13 9 +4 4
4.  Great Britain 4 1 1 2 4 11 -7 3
5.  Ukraine 4 1 0 3 1 5 -4 2

Results[edit]

March 22, 1993 Latvia  4 – 3
( 2 - 0 , 1 - 1 , 1 - 2 )
 France Kiev
March 22, 1993 Czech Republic  3 – 0
( 1 - 0 , 1 - 0 , 1 - 0 )
 Ukraine Kiev
March 23, 1993 Latvia  3 – 1
( 1 - 0 , 0 - 0 , 2 - 1 )
 Czech Republic Kiev
March 23, 1993 Great Britain  1 – 0
( 1 - 0 , 0 - 0 , 0 - 0 )
 Ukraine Kiev
March 24, 1993 France  7 – 2
( 3 - 1 , 3 - 0 , 1 - 1 )
 Great Britain Kiev
March 25, 1993 Ukraine  1 – 0
( 0 - 0 , 1 - 0 , 0 - 0 )
 Latvia Kiev
March 26, 1993 Latvia  3 – 0
( 1 - 0 , 2 - 0 , 0 - 0 )
 Great Britain Kiev
March 26, 1993 Czech Republic  3 – 2
( 1 - 1 , 2 - 0 , 0 - 1 )
 France Kiev
March 27, 1993 Czech Republic  1 – 1
( 1 - 1 , 0 - 0 , 0 - 0 )
 Great Britain Kiev
March 27, 1993 France  1 – 0
( 1 - 0 , 0 - 0 , 0 - 0 )
 Ukraine Kiev

Final standings[edit]

Rk. Team Notes
Gold medal icon.svg  Finland Qualified for 1994 World Championship
Silver medal icon.svg  Sweden Qualified for 1994 World Championship
Bronze medal icon.svg  Norway Qualified for 1994 World Championship
4.  Germany Qualified for 1994 World Championship
5.   Switzerland Qualified for 1994 World Championship
6.  Denmark Relegated to Pool B for 1995 European Championship
7.  Latvia Promoted to Pool A for 1995 European Championship
8.  Czech Republic
9.  France
10.  Great Britain
11.  Ukraine

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