1989 IIHF European Women Championships

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1989 IIHF European Women's Championship
Tournament details
Host country  West Germany
Dates April 4 - April 9
Teams 8
Venue(s) Düsseldorf, Ratingen (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg  Finland (1st title)
Tournament statistics
Matches played 20
Goals scored 220 (11 per match)

The 1989 IIHF European Women Championships was held April 4-April 9, 1989 in West Germany. This was the first ever European Championship to be held. Finland won their first title with a 7-1 victory over neighbours Sweden in the Final. The hosts West Germany picked up the bronze after edging past Norway on penalty shots.

Qualification Tournament[edit]

Ten teams in entered the championship. Of these, the top six ranked teams received a bye to the final tournament. These were:

The final four sides played in Qualification matches. A two-leg aggregate playoff was played with the winners of the two matches taking the final two places.

March 6, 1989 Great Britain  2 – 4
( 0 - 0 , 1 - 2 , 1 - 2 )
 Netherlands Chelmsford
March 7, 1989 Great Britain  2 – 4
( 0 - 3 , 1 - 0 , 1 - 1 )
 Netherlands Chelmsford
  • The Netherlands won the qualifier 8-4 on aggregate.
March 18, 1989 Czechoslovakia  1 – 1
( 0 - 0 , 1 - 1 , 0 - 0 )
 France Plzeň
March 19, 1989 Czechoslovakia  4 – 1
( 1 - 0 , 1 - 0 , 2 - 1 )
 France Beroun
  • Czechoslovakia won the qualifier 5-2 on aggregate.

Final tournament[edit]

The eight participating teams were divided up into two seeded groups as below. The teams played each other once in a single round robin format. The top two teams from the group proceeded to the Final Round, while the remaining teams played in the Consolation Round.

First round[edit]

     Teams proceed to Final round
     Teams sent to Consolation round

Group A[edit]

Standings[edit]

Rk. Team GP W T L GF GA DIF PTS
1.  Sweden 3 3 0 0 24 3 +21 6
2.  Norway 3 1 1 1 18 6 +12 3
3.   Switzerland 3 1 1 1 24 15 +9 3
4.  Netherlands 3 0 0 3 1 43 -42 0

Results[edit]

All times local (GMT+4)

April 4, 1989 Sweden  12 – 0
( 3 - 0 , 7 - 0 , 2 - 0 )
 Netherlands Düsseldorf
April 4, 1989 Switzerland   4 – 4
( 1 - 0 , 2 - 1 , 1 - 3 )
 Norway Ratingen
April 5, 1989 Switzerland   17 – 1
( 6 - 1 , 2 - 0 , 9 - 0 )
 Netherlands Ratingen
April 5, 1989 Sweden  2 – 0
( 0 - 0 , 1 - 0 , 1 - 0 )
 Norway Düsseldorf
April 6, 1989 Sweden  10 – 3
( 5 - 0 , 4 - 1 , 1 - 2 )
  Switzerland Düsseldorf
April 6, 1989 Norway  14 – 0
( 5 - 0 , 2 - 0 , 7 - 0 )
 Netherlands Ratingen

Group B[edit]

Standings[edit]

Rk. Team GP W T L GF GA DIF PTS
1.  Finland 3 3 0 0 57 0 +57 6
2.  Germany 3 2 0 1 17 5 +12 4
3.  Denmark 3 1 0 2 6 20 -14 2
4.  Czechoslovakia 3 0 0 3 0 55 -55 0

Results[edit]

All times local (GMT+4)

April 4, 1989 Finland  34 – 0
( 12 - 0 , 12 - 0 , 10 - 0 )
 Czechoslovakia Ratingen
April 4, 1989 Germany  2 – 0
( 0 - 0 , 0 - 0 , 2 - 0 )
 Denmark Düsseldorf
April 5, 1989 Denmark  6 – 0
( 2 - 0 , 3 - 0 , 1 - 0 )
 Czechoslovakia Düsseldorf
April 5, 1989 Finland  5 – 0
( 0 - 0 , 1 - 0 , 4 - 0 )
 Germany Ratingen
April 6, 1989 Finland  18 – 0
( 4 - 0 , 6 - 0 , 8 - 0 )
 Denmark Ratingen
April 6, 1989 Germany  15 – 0
( 3 - 0 , 7 - 0 , 5 - 0 )
 Czechoslovakia Düsseldorf

Playoff Round[edit]

Consolation Round 5-8 Place[edit]

April 8, 1989 Denmark  2 – 1
( 1 - 0 , 1 - 1 , 0 - 0 )
 Netherlands Ratingen
April 8, 1989 Switzerland   9 – 3
( 3 - 3 , 3 - 0 , 3 - 0 )
 Czechoslovakia Düsseldorf

Consolation Round 7-8 Place[edit]

April 9, 1989 Czechoslovakia  7 – 1
( 3 - 0 , 3 - 0 , 1 - 1 )
 Netherlands Düsseldorf

Consolation Round 5-6 Place[edit]

April 9, 1989 Switzerland   3 – 1
( 0 - 0, 1 - 1, 2 - 0 )
 Denmark Ratingen

Final round[edit]

Semi finals Finals
8 April 1989 9 April 1989
                 
     
Group A 1st  Finland 9
 
Group B 2nd  Norway 1   Gold Medal Game
   Finland 7
     
   Sweden 1
Group B 1st  Sweden 4
 
Group A 2nd  Germany 3  
  Bronze Medal Game (APS)
 Germany 2
 Norway 1

Semifinals[edit]

April 8, 1989 Finland  9 – 1
( 2 - 0 , 5 - 1 , 2 - 0 )
 Norway Düsseldorf
April 8, 1989 Sweden  4 – 3
( 2 - 1 , 2 - 1 , 0 - 1 )
 Germany Ratingen

Match for 3-4 Place[edit]

April 9, 1989 Germany  2 – 1
(0-0, 1-1, 0-0, 0-0, 1-0)
 Norway Düsseldorf

Final[edit]

April 9, 1989 Finland  7 – 1
( 4 - 0 , 1 - 0 , 2 - 1 )
 Sweden Ratingen

Champions[edit]

 1989 IIHF European Women Championship Winners 

Finland
1st title

Final standings[edit]

Rk. Team Notes
1st  Finland Qualified for 1990 World Championship
2nd  Sweden Qualified for 1990 World Championship
3rd  Germany Qualified for 1990 World Championship
4.  Norway Qualified for 1990 World Championship
5.   Switzerland Qualified for 1990 World Championship
6.  Denmark
7.  Czechoslovakia
8.  Netherlands
9.  France
10.  Great Britain

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