1999 IIHF World U18 Championships

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1999 IIHF World U18 Championship
Tournament details
Host country  Germany
Dates April 8 to 18, 1999
Teams 10
Venue(s) (in 2 host cities)

The 1999 International Ice Hockey Federation World Under-18 Championship was the first of its kind, It was held between April 8 and 18, 1999, in Fussen and Kaufbeuren, Germany. It replaced the European Under 18 Championship at the top two levels (which had run since 1977), by including one nation, the United States. Below the top two levels (Groups A & B) two tiers of European divisions played, as well as two tiers of Asian divisions.[1][2]

Group A[edit]

First round[edit]

Group A
Teams SWE SUI CZE UKR GER GF-GA Pts.
1. Sweden 3–0 4–4 10–2 5–2 22–8 7–1
2. Switzerland 0–3 3–2 4–1 3–0 10–6 6–2
3. Czech Republic 4–4 2–3 4–2 6–1 16–10 5–3
4.Ukraine 2–10 1–4 1–6 4–0 8–20 2–6
5.Germany 2–5 0–3 2–4 0–4 4–16 0–8
Group B
Teams FIN SVK RUS USA NOR GF-GA Pts.
1. Finland 3–2 3–1 5–0 10–2 21–5 8–0
2. Slovakia 2–3 3–2 6–5 7–0 18–10 6–2
3. Russia 1–3 2–3 2–1 8–2 13–9 4–4
4. USA 0–5 5–6 1–2 10–2 16–15 2–6
5.Norway 2–10 0–7 2–8 2–10 4–35 0–8

7-10 place[edit]

Teams USA UKR GER NOR GF-GA Pts.
1. USA 6–0 6–0 (10–2) 22–2 6–0
2. Ukraine 0–6 (4–0) 3–0 7–6 4–2
3. Germany 0–6 (0–4) 4–2 4–12 2–4
4. Norway (2–10) 0–3 2–4 4–17 0–6

1-6 place[edit]

Teams FIN SWE SVK SUI CZE RUS GF-GA Pts.
1. Finland 2–2 (3–2) 1–6 3–1 (3–1) 12–12 7–3
2. Sweden 2–2 4–1 (3–0) (4–4) 2–3 15–10 6–4
3. Slovakia (2–3) 1–4 6–3 1–0 (3–2) 13–12 6–4
4. Switzerland 6–1 (0–3) 3–6 (3–2) 4–1 16–13 6–4
5. Czech Republic 1–3 (4–4) 0–1 (2–3) 5–2 12–13 3–7
6. Russia (1–3) 3–2 (2–3) 1–4 2–5 9–17 2–8

Final standings[edit]

1. Finland Finland
2. Sweden Sweden
3. Slovakia Slovakia
4. Switzerland Switzerland
5. Czech Republic Czech Republic
6. Russia Russia
7. United States United States
8. Ukraine Ukraine
9. Germany Germany
10. Norway Norway

Norway was relegated to Group B for 2000.

Group B[edit]

Group A
Teams BLR DAN ITA GBR Tore Pkt.
1. Belarus 10–4 5–1 8–1 23–6 6–0
2. Denmark 4–10 4–4 8–2 16–16 3–3
3. Italy 1–5 4–4 6–2 11–11 3–3
4. Great Britain 1–8 2–6 2–8 5–22 0–6
Group B
Teams AUT POL FRA HUN Tore Pkt.
1. Austria 6–0 3–3 14–2 23–5 5–1
2. Poland 0–6 5–3 8–2 13–11 4–2
3. France 3–3 3–5 9–2 15–10 3–3
4. Hungary 2–14 2–8 2–9 6–31 0–6

Final-round[edit]

5th-8th place
Teams ITA FRA HUN GBR Tore Pkt.
1. Italy 4–1 7–1 (6–2) 17–4 6–0
2. France 1–4 (9–2) 5–1 15–7 4–2
3. Hungary 1–7 (2–9) 4–3 7–19 2–4
4. Great Britain (2–6) 1–5 3–4 6–15 0–6
Final round
Teams BLR AUT POL DAN Tore Pkt.
1. Belarus 2–2 3–3 (10–4) 15–9 4–2
2. Austria 2–2 (6–0) 3–5 11–7 3–3
3. Poland 3–3 (0–6) 3–2 6–11 3–3
4. Denmark (4–10) 5–3 2–3 11–16 2–4

Final ranking[edit]

RF Team
1 Belarus
2 Austria
3 Poland
4 Denmark
5 Italy
6 France
7 Hungary
8 Great Britain

Belarus was promoted to Group A, and both Hungary and Great Britain were relegated to the European Division I, for 2000.

European Championships Division I[edit]

First round[edit]

Group A
Teams LAT EST ROM YUG Tore Pkt.
1.  Latvia 6–2 11–2 24–1 41–5 6–0
2.  Estonia 2–6 9–1 10–1 21–8 4–2
3.  Romania 2–11 1–9 8–3 11–23 2–4
4.  Yugoslavia 1–24 1–10 3–8 5–42 0–6
Group B
Teams SLO LTU KAZ CRO Tore Pkt.
1.  Slovenia 6–4 6–2 10–3 22–9 6–0
2.  Lithuania 4–6 5–0 4–3 13–9 4–2
3.  Kazakhstan 2–6 0–5 10–2 12–13 2–4
4.  Croatia 3–10 3–4 2–10 8–24 0–6

Placing round[edit]

7th place
20. January 1999 Bucharest  Croatia  Yugoslavia 14–2 (3–2,4–0,7–0)
5th place
20. January 1999 Bucharest  Romania  Kazakhstan 0–15 (0–4,0–7,0–4)
3rd place
20. January 1999 Bucharest  Lithuania  Estonia 10–1 (2–1,5–0,3–0)
Final
20. January 1999 Bucharest  Latvia  Slovenia 5–1 (2–0,2–1,1–0)

Latvia was promoted to Group B, and both Croatia and Yugoslavia were relegated to the European Division II, for 2000.

European Championships Division II[edit]

First round[edit]

Group A
Teams NED ISR BUL IRL Tore Pkt.
1.  Netherlands 10–2 12–0 42–0 64–2 6–0
2.  Israel 2–10 8–3 19–1 29–14 4–2
3.  Bulgaria 0–12 3–8 9–2 12–22 2–4
4.  Ireland 0–42 1–19 2–9 3–70 0–6
Group B
Teams ESP BEL LUX ISL Tore Pkt.
1.  Spain 5–2 8–1 10–1 23–4 6–0
2.  Belgium 2–5 8–1 10–0 20–6 4–2
3.  Luxembourg 1–8 1–8 2–0 4–16 2–4
4.  Iceland 1–10 0–10 0–2 1–22 0–6

Placing round[edit]

5th-8th place
Teams LUX BUL ISL IRL Tore Pkt.
1.  Luxembourg 4–5 (2–0) 11–0 17–5 4–2
2.  Bulgaria 5–4 5–6 (9–2) 19–12 4–2
3.  Iceland (0–2) 6–5 14–0 20–7 4–2
4.  Ireland 0–11 (2–9) 0–14 2–34 0–6
1st-4th place
Teams ESP NED BEL ISR Tore Pkt.
1.  Spain 3–3 (5–2) 11–2 19–7 5–1
2.  Netherlands 3–3 1–1 (10–2) 14–6 4–2
3.  Belgium (2–5) 1–1 14–1 17–7 3–3
4.  Israel 2–11 (2–10) 1–14 4–35 0–6

Spain was promoted to the European Division I for 2000.

Asia-Oceania Division I[edit]

Teams JPN KOR CHN AUS Tore Pkt.
1.  Japan 8–4 13–1 15–0 36–5 6–0
2.  South Korea 4–8 6–3 14–0 24–11 4–2
3.  China 1–13 3–6 11–0 15–19 2–4
4.  Australia 0–15 0–14 0–11 0–40 0–6

Japan was promoted to Group B for 2000.

Asia-Oceania Division II[edit]

First Round[edit]

Teams PRK RSA NZL TPE Tore Pkt.
1.  North Korea 9–3 23–0 24–0 56–3 6–0
2.  South Africa 3–9 1–0 34–1 38–10 4–2
3.  New Zealand 0–23 0–1 20–3 20–27 2–4
4.  Chinese Taipei 0–24 1–34 3–20 4–78 0–6

Semi-Finals[edit]

  • North Korea 29 - 0 Chinese Taipei
  • South Africa 15 - 0 New Zealand

Finals[edit]

  • 3rd place: New Zealand 26 - 4 Chinese Taipei
  • 1st place: North Korea 9 - 1 South Africa

North Korea was promoted to Asia-Oceania Division I for 2000.

All-Star Team[edit]

Source: EliteProspects[3]

Preceded by
First
IIHF World U18 Championships
1999
Succeeded by
2000 World U18

References[edit]

External links[edit]