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
1  Finland Qualified for 1994 World Championship

||  Sweden || Qualified for 1994 World Championship

||  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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