2008 IIHF World Championship Division III

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2008 IIHF World Championship
Division III
Tournament details
Host country  Luxembourg
Dates March 31 - April 6
Teams 6
Venue(s) Kockelscheuer (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg  North Korea

The 2008 IIHF World Championship Division III tournament was held from March 31-April 4, 2008. Matches were played in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg at the Kockelscheuer ice rink. The tournament was contested by five nations who already qualified by way of last year's tournament and one nation which was determined after the conclusion of the Division III Qualification tournament.

Teams[edit]

Team Qualification
 Turkey Relegated from Group A of the 2007 Division II Championship
 North Korea Withdrew from Group B of the Division II Championship and demoted to Division III
 Luxembourg Placed third in last year's Division III Championship
 South Africa Placed fourth in last year's Division III Championship
 Mongolia Placed fifth in last year's Division III Championship
 Greece Placed first in this year's Division III Qualification, making first appearance since the 1999 World Championships

Fixtures[edit]

March 31, 2008
13:00
Greece  1 – 5
 South Africa Luxembourg Kockelscheuer
March 31, 2008
16:30
North Korea  17 – 0
 Mongolia Luxembourg Kockelscheuer
March 31, 2008
20:15
Luxembourg  5 – 4 (OT)
 Turkey Luxembourg Kockelscheuer
April 1, 2008
13:00
Mongolia  4–10
 Greece Luxembourg Kockelscheuer
April 1, 2008
16:30
Turkey  1–7
 South Africa Luxembourg Kockelscheuer
April 1, 2008
20:00
North Korea  2–1
 Luxembourg Luxembourg Kockelscheuer
April 3, 2008
13:00
Turkey  11–3
 Mongolia Luxembourg Kockelscheuer
April 3, 2008
16:30
North Korea  7–3
 Greece Luxembourg Kockelscheuer
April 3, 2008
20:00
Luxembourg  4–5
 South Africa Luxembourg Kockelscheuer
April 5, 2008
13:00
South Africa  0–6
 North Korea Luxembourg Kockelscheuer
April 5, 2008
16:30
Greece  1–9
 Turkey Luxembourg Kockelscheuer
April 5, 2008
20:00
Mongolia  0–9
 Luxembourg Luxembourg Kockelscheuer
April 6, 2008
13:00
South Africa  12–4
 Mongolia Luxembourg Kockelscheuer
April 6, 2008
16:30
Turkey  2–8
 North Korea Luxembourg Kockelscheuer
April 6, 2008
20:00
Luxembourg  3–2 (OT)
 Greece Luxembourg Kockelscheuer

Standings[edit]

Promoted to Division II for 2009
Rk. Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA DIF PTS
1  North Korea 5 5 0 0 0 40 6 34 15
2  South Africa 5 4 0 0 1 29 16 13 12
3  Luxembourg 5 1 2 0 2 22 13 9 7
4  Turkey 5 2 0 1 2 27 24 3 7
5  Greece 5 1 0 1 3 17 28 -11 4
6  Mongolia 5 0 0 0 5 11 59 -48 0

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