1979 IIHF European U18 Championship

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The 1979 IIHF European U18 Championship was the twelfth playing of the IIHF European Junior Championships.

Group A[edit]

Played in Tychy and Katowice, Poland from March 31 to April 6, 1979.

First round[edit]

Group 1
Team TCH FIN POL ITA GF/GA Points
1.  Czechoslovakia 5:1 3:0 17:0 25:01 6
2.  Finland 1:5 5:2 28:0 34:07 4
3.  Poland 0:3 2:5 8:0 10:08 2
4.  Italy 0:17 0:28 0:8 00:53 0
Group 2
Team URS SWE SUI FRG GF/GA Points
1.  Soviet Union 3:1 5:1 12:1 20:03 6
2.  Sweden 1:3 6:2 10:1 17:06 4
3.   Switzerland 1:5 2:6 6:5 09:16 2
4.  West Germany 1:12 1:10 5:6 07:28 0

Final round[edit]

Championship round
Team TCH FIN URS SWE GF/GA Points
1.  Czechoslovakia (5:1) 5:4 3:2 13:07 6
2.  Finland (1:5) 3:1 8:0 12:06 4
3.  Soviet Union 4:5 1:3 (3:1) 08:09 2
4.  Sweden 2:3 0:8 (1:3) 03:14 0
Placing round
Team POL SUI FRG ITA GF/GA Points
1.  Poland 5:3 4:1 (8:0) 17:04 6
2.   Switzerland 3:5 (6:5) 9:0 18:10 4
3.  West Germany 1:4 (5:6) 6:0 12:10 2
4.  Italy (0:8) 0:9 0:6 00:23 0

Italy was relegated to Group B for 1980.

Tournament Awards[edit]

Group B[edit]

Played in Miercurea Ciuc, Romania from March 4–8, 1979.

First round[edit]

Group 1
Team NOR YUG HUN AUT GF/GA Points
1.  Norway 7:0 4:1 5:1 16:02 6
2.  Yugoslavia 0:7 5:2 6:3 11:12 4
3.  Hungary 1:4 2:5 8:8 11:17 1
4.  Austria 1:5 3:6 8:8 12:19 1
Group 2
Team ROM FRA NED DEN GF/GA Points
1.  Romania 5:1 9:2 12:1 26:04 6
2.  France 1:5 4:1 6:1 11:07 4
3.  Netherlands 2:9 1:4 8:2 11:17 2
4.  Denmark 1:12 1:6 2:8 04:26 0

Placing round[edit]

7th place Austria  7:1
(2:0, 1:0, 4:0)
 Denmark
5th place Netherlands  8:4
(4:0, 3:2, 1:2)
 Hungary
'3rd place Yugoslavia  5:4
(0:2, 4:2, 1:0)
 France
Final Norway  5:3
(2:1, 1:0, 2:2)
 Romania

Norway was promoted to Group A, and Denmark was relegated to Group C, for 1980.

Group C[edit]

Played in Sofia, Bulgaria from March 1–6, 1979.

Team BUL ESP GBR GF/GA Points
1.  Bulgaria 12:3
6:2
10:0
5:1
33:06 8
2.  Spain 3:12
2:6
5:4
6:1
16:23 4
3.  Great Britain 0:10
1:5
4:5
1:6
06:26 0

Bulgaria was promoted to Group B for 1980.

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