FIRS Roller Hockey World Cup

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FIRS Roller Hockey World Cup
Fédération Internationale de Roller Sports logo.jpg
FIRS Logo
Founded 1936
Region International (FIRS)
Number of teams 16
Current champions  Spain (16th time)
Most successful team(s)  Spain (16 times)
Website FIRS Official Website
Luanda 2013

The FIRS Roller Hockey World Cup is a roller hockey competition also referred as the Roller Hockey World Championship – A. It is contested between the best male national teams in the world. It happens every two years and it is organized by the Fédération Internationale de Roller Sports.

A Class Championship and B Class Championship[edit]

Currently FIRS organize two world tournaments: an A Championship and a B Championship. The A Championship contains the 16 best world teams, as the B Championship contains 16 nations of inferior level. Each championship happens every two years in alternate years. The first three-placed nations on the B Championship are granted an entry to next year's A Championship and the three worst-placed teams on the A side are relegated to the B Championship.

A Championship[edit]

Winners[edit]

European and World Championship
Year Host city (cities) Gold Silver Bronze 4th Place
1936 Germany Stuttgart  England  Italy  Portugal  Switzerland
1939 Switzerland Montreux  England  Italy  Portugal  Belgium
1947 Portugal Lisbon  Portugal  Belgium  Spain  Italy
1948 Switzerland Montreux  Portugal  England  Italy  Spain
1949 Portugal Lisbon  Portugal  Spain  Italy  Belgium
1950 Italy Milan  Portugal  Italy  Switzerland  Spain
1951 Spain Barcelona  Spain  Portugal  Italy  Belgium
1952 Portugal Porto  Portugal  Italy  Spain  Belgium
1953 Switzerland Geneva  Italy  Portugal  Spain  Switzerland
1954 Spain Barcelona  Spain  Portugal  Italy  Belgium
1955 Italy Milan  Spain  Italy  Portugal  Switzerland
1956 Portugal Porto  Portugal  Spain  Italy  West Germany
World Championship
Year Host city (cities) Gold Silver Bronze 4th Place
1958 Portugal Porto  Portugal  Spain  Italy  Netherlands
1960 Spain Madrid  Portugal  Spain  Argentina  Italy
1962 Chile Santiago  Portugal  Italy  Spain  Switzerland
1964 Spain Barcelona  Spain  Portugal  Italy  Netherlands
1966 Brazil São Paulo  Spain  Portugal  Argentina  Italy
1968 Portugal Porto  Portugal  Spain  Argentina  Italy
1970 Argentina San Juan  Spain  Portugal  Italy  Argentina
1972 Spain A Coruña  Spain  Portugal  Argentina  West Germany
1974 Portugal Lisbon  Portugal  Spain  Argentina  West Germany
1976 Spain Oviedo  Spain  Argentina  Portugal  West Germany
1978 Argentina San Juan  Argentina  Spain  Portugal  West Germany
1980 Chile Talcahuano  Spain  Argentina  Portugal  Chile
1982 Portugal Barcelos  Portugal  Spain  Argentina  Chile
1984 Italy Novara  Argentina  Italy  Portugal  Spain
1986 Brazil Sertãozinho  Italy  Spain  Portugal  Argentina
1988 Spain A Coruña  Italy  Spain  Portugal  Argentina
1989 Argentina San Juan  Spain  Portugal  Italy  Chile
1991 Portugal Porto  Portugal  Netherlands  Argentina  Brazil
1993 Italy Bassano d.G. and Sesto S.G.  Portugal  Italy  Argentina  Spain
1995 Brazil Recife  Argentina  Portugal  Spain  Brazil
1997 Germany Wuppertal  Italy  Argentina  Spain  Portugal
1999 Spain Reus  Argentina  Spain  Portugal  Italy
2001 Argentina San Juan  Spain  Argentina  Italy  Portugal
2003 Portugal Oliveira de Azeméis  Portugal  Italy  Spain  Argentina
2005 United States San Jose  Spain  Argentina  Portugal  Italy
2007 Switzerland Montreux  Spain  Switzerland  Argentina  Italy
2009 Spain Vigo  Spain  Argentina  Portugal  Brazil
2011 Argentina San Juan  Spain  Argentina  Portugal  Mozambique
2013 Angola Luanda and Namibe  Spain  Argentina  Portugal  Chile
2015 France La Roche-sur-Yon
2017 Mozambique Maputo

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Spain 16 12 7 35
2  Portugal 15 9 14 38
3  Italy 4 8 10 22
4  Argentina 4 8 9 21
5  England 2 1 0 3
6  Switzerland 0 1 1 2
7  Belgium 0 1 0 1
7  Netherlands 0 1 0 1

B Championship[edit]

FIRS Roller Hockey World Cup
Fédération Internationale de Roller Sports logo.jpg
FIRS Logo
Founded 1984
Region International (FIRS)
Number of teams 9-12
Current champions  South Africa (1st title)
Most successful team(s)  United States (3 titles)
Website FIRS Official Website
Canelones 2014

Winners[edit]

Year Host city (cities) Gold Silver Bronze 4th Place
1984 FranceParis  France  Belgium  England  Angola
1986 MexicoMexico City  Germany  Netherlands  Mozambique  Australia
1988 ColombiaColombia  Colombia  Switzerland  Chile  Australia
1990 MacauMacau  Brazil  Switzerland  Australia  England
1992 AndorraAndorra  Andorra  France  Mozambique  Angola
1994 ChileChile  France  Angola  Chile  Colombia
1996 MexicoMexico City  United States  Netherlands  Colombia  Andorra
1998 MacauMacau  Chile  England  Mozambique  Andorra
2000 EnglandChatham  England  Netherlands  Canada  Uruguay
2002 UruguayMontevideo  Andorra  Colombia  England  Uruguay
2004 MacauMacau  Catalonia[1]  England  Andorra  Macau
2006 UruguayMontevideo  Mozambique  Netherlands  Colombia  Macau
2008 South AfricaVanderbijlpark  United States  Netherlands  Colombia  South Africa
2010 AustriaDornbirn  United States  South Africa  Netherlands  Austria
2012 UruguayCanelones  South Africa  England  Austria  Uruguay
2014 UruguayCanelones

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States 3 0 0 3
2  France 2 1 0 3
3  Andorra 2 0 1 3
4  England 1 3 2 6
5  Colombia 1 1 3 5
6  South Africa 1 1 0 2
7  Mozambique 1 0 3 4
8  Chile 1 0 2 3
9  Germany 1 0 0 1
9  Brazil 1 0 0 1
9  Catalonia[1] 1 0 0 1
12  Netherlands 0 5 1 6
13  Switzerland 0 2 0 2
14  Belgium 0 1 0 1
14  Angola 0 1 0 1
16  Australia 0 0 1 1
16  Canada 0 0 1 1
16  Austria 0 0 1 1

Records[edit]

Biggest margin of victory[edit]

1980
 Switzerland 56–0 India 

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b A no contest the World Cup 2005 due to the FIRS not endorse its final acceptance by participating in the 2004 edition as a provisional member.

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