2004 IIHF World U18 Championship Division III

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2004 IIHF World U18 Championship Division III
Tournament details
Host country  Bulgaria
Dates 6 – 14 March 2004
Teams 7
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg  Mexico
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg  South Africa
Third place Bronze medal blank.svg  New Zealand
Tournament statistics
Matches played 21
2003
2005

The 2004 IIHF World U18 Championship Division III was an international under-18 ice hockey tournament run by the International Ice Hockey Federation. The Division III tournament made up the fourth level of competition at the 2004 IIHF World U18 Championships and took place between 6 and 14 March 2004 in Sofia, Bulgaria. The tournament was won by Mexico who upon winning gained promotion, along with South Africa who finished in second place, to Division II of the 2005 IIHF World U18 Championships.

Overview[edit]

The 2004 IIHF World U18 Championship Division III began on 6 March 2004 in Sofia, Bulgaria.[1] Bosnia and Herzegovina, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand and Turkey returned to compete in the Division III competition after missing promotion at the previous years World Championships.[2][3] Bulgaria and South Africa entered the Division III competition after being relegated from the Division II tournaments of the 2003 World U18 Championships.[4][5] Mexico finished first after winning all six of their games and gained promotion to Division II of the 2005 IIHF World U18 Championships.[1] South Africa who finished in second place also gained promotion to Division II and New Zealand finished in third place missing out on promotion only by goal difference.[1] Turkey and Bosnia and Herzegovina finished in sixth and seventh place and were relegated to the 2005 IIHF World U18 Championship Division III Qualification tournament.[1] Eduardo Glennie of Mexico finished as the tournaments top scorer after recording 20 points including 13 goals and seven assists.[6]

Standings[edit]

Promoted to Division II for 2005
Relegated to Division III Qualification for 2005
Rk Team GP W T L GF GA GDF PTS
1  Mexico 6 6 0 0 41 4 +37 12
2  South Africa 6 4 1 1 40 11 +29 9
3  New Zealand 6 4 1 1 28 6 +22 9
4  Bulgaria 6 3 0 3 22 22 0 6
5  Israel 6 2 0 4 15 28 –13 4
6  Turkey 6 1 0 5 12 40 –28 2
7  Bosnia and Herzegovina 6 0 0 6 7 54 –47 0

Fixtures[edit]

All times local.

6 March 2004
12:00
Bulgaria  1 – 4
(0–0, 0–2, 1–2)
 New Zealand Winter Sports Palace
6 March 2004
15:00
Mexico  10 – 0
(2–0, 5–0, 3–0)
 Israel Winter Sports Palace
6 March 2004
18:00
Turkey  7 – 3
(4–0, 2–1, 1–2)
 Bosnia and Herzegovina Winter Sports Palace
7 March 2004
12:00
New Zealand  2 – 2
(0–1, 1–0, 1–1)
 South Africa Winter Sports Palace
7 March 2004
15:00
Israel  1 – 7
(0–2, 1–3, 0–2)
 Bulgaria Winter Sports Palace
7 March 2004
18:00
Bosnia and Herzegovina  1 – 10
(0–1, 0–2, 1–7)
 Mexico Winter Sports Palace
8 March 2004
12:00
South Africa  6 – 4
(5–1, 0–1, 1–2)
 Israel Winter Sports Palace
8 March 2004
15:00
Turkey  0 – 8
(0–1, 0–3, 0–4)
 New Zealand Winter Sports Palace
8 March 2004
18:00
Bulgaria  7 – 2
(5–1, 1–1, 1–0)
 Bosnia and Herzegovina Winter Sports Palace
10 March 2004
12:00
New Zealand  0 – 2
(0–1, 0–1, 0–0)
 Mexico Winter Sports Palace
10 March 2004
15:00
Israel  4 – 1
(2–0, 2–1, 0–0)
 Turkey Winter Sports Palace
10 March 2004
18:00
Bosnia and Herzegovina  0 – 14
(0–4, 0–2, 0–8)
 South Africa Winter Sports Palace
11 March 2004
12:00
Israel  1 – 3
(0–0, 1–1, 0–2)
 New Zealand Winter Sports Palace
11 March 2004
15:00
South Africa  10 – 1
(2–0, 5–0, 3–1)
 Turkey Winter Sports Palace
11 March 2004
18:00
Bulgaria  1 – 6
(0–4, 0–1, 1–1)
 Mexico Winter Sports Palace
13 March 2004
12:00
New Zealand  11 – 0
(5–0, 1–0, 5–0)
 Bosnia and Herzegovina Winter Sports Palace
13 March 2004
15:00
Turkey  3 – 6
(0–3, 1–1, 2–2)
 Bulgaria Winter Sports Palace
13 March 2004
18:00
Mexico  4 – 2
(0–1, 2–0, 2–1)
 South Africa Winter Sports Palace
14 March 2004
11:00
Bosnia and Herzegovina  1 – 5
(0–1, 1–1, 0–3)
 Israel Winter Sports Palace
14 March 2004
15:00
Mexico  9 – 0
(3–0, 3–0, 3–0)
 Turkey Winter Sports Palace
14 March 2004
18:00
South Africa  6 – 0
(2–0, 2–0, 2–0)
 Bulgaria Winter Sports Palace

Scoring leaders[edit]

List shows the top ten skaters sorted by points, then goals.[6]

Player GP G A Pts +/− PIM POS
Mexico Glennie, EduardoEduardo Glennie 6 13 7 20 +21 4 F
Mexico Kello, CristoferCristofer Kello 6 12 7 19 +21 4 F
South Africa Cornforth, MatthewMatthew Cornforth 6 8 6 14 +14 10 F
South Africa Johann Genis 6 6 8 14 +13 2 F
South Africa Ashworth, IanIan Ashworth 6 6 7 13 +13 2 D
Israel Zamir, OrenOren Zamir 6 11 1 12 –3 0 F
Mexico Sierra, SantiagoSantiago Sierra 6 4 8 12 +13 29 F
Bulgaria Boyadjiev, MartinMartin Boyadjiev 6 10 1 11 +5 2 F
Mexico Ramos, MarinMarin Ramos 6 6 5 11 +11 12 F
New Zealand Argyle, HaydenHayden Argyle 6 7 2 9 +8 26 D

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