Bandy World Championship for women

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Bandy World Championship for women
Most recent season or competition:
Bandy World Championship for women 2014
Sport Bandy
Inaugural season 2004
No. of teams 7 (record amount), 6 (last tournament)
Countries world
Most recent champion(s)  Russia (1st title)
Most titles  Sweden (6 titles)
Official website worldbandy.com
A bandy international between Finland and Norway in the 2004 Women's World Championships in Lappeenranta

The Bandy World Championships for women are a competition between bandy-playing nations. The tournament is administrated by the Federation of International Bandy. It is distinct from the Bandy World Cup Women, a club competition.

Although bandy has been played since the 19th century and was played by both men and women from the start, the first men's world championship were only played in 1957, and the first women's ones were only in 2004.

Participating nations[edit]

Sweden, Russia, Finland, Norway and USA have participated in every tournament, Canada and Hungary in some. The record number of participants are 7, in 2007 and 2008.

Participating teams[edit]

G = gold, S = silver, B = bronze, X = took part, but won no medal

Team 04 06 07 08 10 12 14
 Finland B X X B X B B
 Norway X B B X B X X
 Russia S S S S S S G
 Sweden G G G G G G S
 United States X X X X X X X
 Canada X X X X X X
 Hungary X X

Top results year by year[edit]

Year Final Venue Gold medal Result Silver medal Bronze medal Result Fourth place
2004[1]
Details
Finland
Lappeenranta
Sweden
Sweden
7–0 Russia
Russia
Finland
Finland
8–1 Norway
Norway
2006[2]
Details
United States
Roseville
Sweden
Sweden
3–1 Russia
Russia
Norway
Norway
2–1 Finland
Finland
2007[3]
Details
Hungary
Budapest
Sweden
Sweden
3–2 Russia
Russia
Norway
Norway
4–3 (ps) Canada
Canada
2008[4]
Details
Sweden
Borlänge
Sweden
Sweden
5–2 Russia
Russia
Finland
Finland
5–3 Norway
Norway
2010[5]
Details
Norway
Drammen
Sweden
Sweden
3–2 Russia
Russia
Norway
Norway
3–2 Canada
Canada
2012[6]
Details
Russia
Irkutsk
Sweden
Sweden
5–3 Russia
Russia
Finland
Finland
4–1 Canada
Canada
2014
Details
Finland
Lappeenranta
Russia
Russia
3–1 Sweden
Sweden
Finland
Finland
3–2 Norway
Norway

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Sweden 6 1 0 7
2  Russia 1 6 0 7
3  Finland 0 0 4 4
4  Norway 0 0 3 3

References[edit]