1990 IIHF European U18 Championship

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The 1990 IIHF European U18 Championship was the twenty-third playing of the IIHF European Junior Championships.

Group A[edit]

Played April 4–11, 1990 in Örnsköldsvik and Sollefteå, Sweden.

First round[edit]

Group 1
Team SWE URS POL FRG GF/GA Points
1.  Sweden 3:1 11:4 9:2 23:07 6
2.  Soviet Union 1:3 7:0 14:1 22:04 4
3.  Poland 4:11 0:7 8:6 12:24 2
4.  West Germany 2:9 1:14 6:8 09:31 0
Group 2
Team TCH FIN NOR SUI GF/GA Points
1.  Czechoslovakia 6:2 9:1 7:0 22:03 6
2.  Finland 2:6 7:2 6:0 15:08 4
3.  Norway 1:9 2:7 8:4 11:20 2
4.   Switzerland 0:7 0:6 4:8 04:21 0

Final round[edit]

Championship round
Team SWE URS TCH FIN NOR POL GF/GA Points
1.  Sweden (3:1) 3:3 2:1 7:0 (11:4) 26:09 9
2.  Soviet Union (1:3) 5:2 9:1 12:5 (7:0) 34:11 8
3.  Czechoslovakia 3:3 2:5 (6:2) (9:1) 13:2 34:13 7
4.  Finland 1:2 1:9 (2:6) (7:2) 8:4 19:24 4
5.  Norway 0:7 5:12 (1:9) (2:7) 12:2 20:37 2
6.  Poland (4:11) (0:7) 2:13 4:8 2:12 12:51 00
7th place
 West Germany 5:2
(0:1, 4:1, 1:0)
1:4
(0:1, 1:2, 0:1)
4:3
(3:1, 1:1, 0:1)
  Switzerland

Switzerland was relegated to Group B for 1991.

  • Following the reunification of Germany, the Federal Republic of Germany ceased being referred to as West Germany and, starting in 1991, was simply referred to as Germany

Tournament Awards[edit]

Group B[edit]

Played March 21–30, 1990 in Val Gardena, Italy.

Team FRA ITA ROM YUG AUT DEN NED ESP GF/GA Points
1.  France 3:2 1:1 6:1 5:3 5:5 14:3 17:1 51:16 12
2.  Italy 2:3 5:5 7:3 6:0 9:6 6:2 10:1 45:20 11
3.  Romania 1:1 5:5 5:5 4:2 5:2 6:1 8:5 34:21 11
4.  Yugoslavia 1:6 3:7 5:5 4:2 6:5 1:1 6:5 26:31 08
5.  Austria 3:5 0:6 2:4 2:4 4:2 7:3 7:2 25:26 06
6.  Denmark 5:5 6:9 2:5 5:6 2:4 2:1 12:3 34:33 05
7.  Netherlands 3:14 2:6 1:6 1:1 3:7 1:2 5:4 16:40 03
8.  Spain 1:17 1:10 5:8 5:6 2:7 3:12 4:5 21:65 00

Undefeated France was promoted to Group A for 1991. Spain should have been relegated to Group C, however, their replacement East Germany did not exist by 1991 so the Spaniards stayed up in Group B.[1]

Group C[edit]

Played March 8–11, 1990 in Sofia, Bulgaria. East Germany, just a few months before reunification, won the tournament easily. They had last participated in Group A in 1968.[2]

Team GDR HUN GBR BUL GF/GA Points
1.  East Germany 9:4 10:0 16:0 35:04 6
2.  Hungary 4:9 7:1 5:4 16:14 4
3.  Great Britain 0:10 1:7 6:3 07:20 2
4.  Bulgaria 0:16 4:5 3:6 07:27 0

No team was promoted; East Germany won the right to proceed to Group B, but did not exist by 1991.

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