Bandy World Championship 2011

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Bandy World Championship 2011
Tournament details
Host country  Russia
Teams 11
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg  Russia
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg  Finland
Third place Bronze medal blank.svg  Sweden
Fourth place  Kazakhstan
2010
2012
Group A 2011
Gold  Russia
Silver  Finland
Bronze  Sweden
4.  Kazakhstan
5.  Norway
6.  United States
Group B 2011
1.  Belarus
2.  Canada
3.  Latvia
4.  Hungary
5.  Netherlands

The 2011 Bandy World Championship for men was an edition of the top annual event in international bandy, held between January 23 and January 30, 2011, in Kazan, Russia.

11 countries participated in the 2011 championships: Finland, Kazakhstan, Norway, Russia, Sweden, the United States (group A) and Belarus, Canada, Hungary, Latvia, and the Netherlands (group B).[1] Australia was supposed to participate[2] but didn't come because of floodings. For the first time, Finland won the group stage. Russia became the world champion, with Finland second, and Sweden third.[3]

Group A[edit]

Preliminary round[edit]

Date Match Res.
January 23  Russia -  United States 17-0
 Sweden -  Finland 5-5 (5-6 after penalties)
 Norway -  Kazakhstan 2-7
January 24  United States -  Kazakhstan 2-7
 Norway -  Sweden 0-12
 Russia -  Finland 3-4
January 25  Finland -  United States 13-2
 Kazakhstan -  Sweden 2-7
 Russia -  Norway 13-1
January 26  Finland -  Norway 9-0
 Sweden -  United States 8-1
 Russia -  Kazakhstan 7-2
January 27  United States -  Norway 3-7
 Kazakhstan -  Finland 3-4
 Russia -  Sweden 5-2
Pl. Team Match GF-GA Point
1.  Finland 5 35-13 9
2.  Russia 5 45-9 8
3.  Sweden 5 34-13 7
4.  Kazakhstan 5 20-21 4
5.  Norway 5 9-43 2
6.  United States 5 8-52 0

Finals[edit]

Date Match Res.
Semifinals
January 29  Finland -  Kazakhstan 5-4
 Russia -  Sweden 3-2
Match for 3rd place
January 30  Kazakhstan -  Sweden 3-14
Final
January 30  Finland -  Russia 1-6

Group B[edit]

Preliminary round[edit]

Date Match Res.
January 24  Belarus -  Latvia 15-2
 Canada -  Hungary 14-3
January 25  Canada -  Latvia 13-0
 Netherlands -  Belarus 1-12
January 26  Netherlands -  Canada 2-4
 Hungary -  Latvia 3-4
January 27  Netherlands -  Latvia 2-3
 Belarus -  Hungary 9-2
January 28  Belarus -  Canada 8-2
 Hungary -  Netherlands 6-3
Pl. Team Match GF-GA Point
1.  Belarus 4 44-7 8
2.  Canada 4 33-13 6
3.  Latvia 4 9-33 4
4.  Hungary 4 14-30 2
5.  Netherlands 4 8-25 0

Final tour[edit]

Date Match Res.
Match for 4th place
January 29  Hungary -  Netherlands 9-1
Match for 2nd place
January 29  Canada -  Latvia 18-1

Qualifiers to Group A 2012[edit]

The team that finished last in Group A and the winner in Group B met in a qualifying match for the vacant seat in the Bandy World Championship 2012 Group A.

Date Match Res.
January 29  United States -  Belarus 5-2

References[edit]