2002 ISF Women's World Championship

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The 2002 ISF Women's World Championship for softball was held July 26-August 4, 2002 in Saskatoon, Canada. The United States, which went undefeated for the tournament, won a fifth straight world championship with a 1-0 victory over Japan. The first four teams qualified for the 2004 Olympics.

Pool Play[edit]

Group A[edit]

  GP W L RF RA
 United States 7 7 0 53 0
 China 7 6 1 40 5
 Chinese Taipei 7 5 2 18 12
 Italy 7 4 3 11 8
 Canada 7 3 4 14 11
 Netherlands Antilles 7 1 6 3 24
 Russia 7 1 6 4 40
 Czech Republic 7 1 6 7 50

Group B[edit]

  GP W L RF RA
 Japan 7 7 0 48 1
 Australia 7 6 1 49 8
 New Zealand 7 5 2 37 17
 Puerto Rico 7 4 3 18 38
 Venezuela 7 3 4 28 28
 Netherlands 7 2 5 31 36
 South Africa 7 1 6 10 45
 Dominican Republic 7 0 7 16 66

Playoffs[edit]

Day One[edit]

 Chinese Taipei 5-1  Puerto Rico
 New Zealand 3-0  Italy
 United States 4-3  Australia
 Japan 5-0  China

Puerto Rico and Italy Eliminated.

Day Two[edit]

 Australia 2-4  Chinese Taipei
 China 4-2  New Zealand

Australia and New Zealand Eliminated.

Medal Round[edit]

  Day Two Bronze Medal Gold Medal
                           
A1   United States 1  
B1   Japan 0         A1  ' United States 1
      B1   Japan 2   B1   Japan 0
  A3   Chinese Taipei 1  
A2   China 5
A3   Chinese Taipei 6  

Final ranking[edit]

  1.  United States
  2.  Japan
  3.  Chinese Taipei
  4.  China
  5.  Australia
  6.  New Zealand
  7.  Italy
  8.  Puerto Rico
  9.  Canada
  10.  Venezuela
  11.  Netherlands
  12.  Netherlands Antilles
  13.  Russia
  14.  South Africa
  15.  Czech Republic
  16.  Dominican Republic

References[edit]