2003 World Indoor Lacrosse Championship

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2003 World Indoor Lacrosse Championship
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Tournament details
Host country  Canada
Dates May 15–24
Teams 6
Venue(s)(in 4 host cities)
Final positions
Gold Gold medal blank.svg  Canada (1st title)
Silver Silver medal blank.svg  Iroquois
Bronze Bronze medal blank.svg  United States
Fourth place  Scotland
Tournament statistics
Matches played 20
Goals scored 415 (20.75 per match)
Attendance 7,132 (final)
2007

The 2003 World Indoor Lacrosse Championship was the first World Indoor Lacrosse Championship, an international box lacrosse tournament organized by the Federation of International Lacrosse every four years. It took place from May 15 to 24 in Hamilton, Kitchener, Mississauga, and Oshawa, Ontario, Canada.[1] Canada won the gold medal with a 21–4 victory over the Iroquois Nationals. The United States defeated Scotland 15–9 in the bronze medal game. Two other nations participated, Australia and the Czech Republic.[2][3]

Preliminary round[edit]

Six participating teams played a round-robin in the preliminary round. The first place through fourth place teams each advanced to the semi-finals, while the fifth and sixth place teams advanced to the 5th place playoff.

Results[edit]

Team GP W L GF GA DIF PTS Advanced to
 Canada 5 5 0 109 29 +80 5 Semi-finals
 Iroquois 5 4 1 100 52 +48 4 Semi-finals
 Scotland 5 3 2 63 69 −6 3 Semi-finals
 United States 5 2 3 75 65 +10 2 Semi-finals
 Australia 5 1 4 39 102 −63 1 5th place playoff
 Czech Republic 5 0 5 29 98 −69 0 5th place playoff

All times are local (UTC−4).

15 May 2003
12:00
Iroquois  19–12
 Scotland Oshawa Civic Auditorium, Oshawa
15 May 2003
16:00
United States  22–9
 Czech Republic Oshawa Civic Auditorium, Oshawa
15 May 2003
19:30
Canada  28–5
 Australia Oshawa Civic Auditorium, Oshawa
16 May 2003
12:00
Czech Republic  3–15
 Scotland Oshawa Civic Auditorium, Oshawa
16 May 2003
16:00
United States  22–4
 Australia Oshawa Civic Auditorium, Oshawa
16 May 2003
19:30
Canada  15–13
 Iroquois Oshawa Civic Auditorium, Oshawa
18 May 2003
12:00
United States  12–15
 Scotland Hershey Centre, Mississauga
18 May 2003
16:00
Iroquois  24–7
 Australia Hershey Centre, Mississauga
18 May 2003
19:30
Canada  25–1
 Czech Republic Hershey Centre, Mississauga
19 May 2003
12:00
Australia  13–12
 Czech Republic Hershey Centre, Mississauga
19 May 2003
16:00
Canada  25–5
 Scotland Hershey Centre, Mississauga
19 May 2003
19:30
United States  14–21
 Iroquois Hershey Centre, Mississauga
21 May 2003
12:00
Scotland  16–10
 Australia Kitchener Memorial Auditorium, Kitchener
21 May 2003
16:00
Czech Republic  4–23
 Iroquois Kitchener Memorial Auditorium, Kitchener
21 May 2003
19:30
Canada  16–5
 United States Kitchener Memorial Auditorium, Kitchener

Final round[edit]

  Semi-finals     Gold medal game
             
   Canada 17  
   United States 9    
       Canada 21
       Iroquois 4
   Iroquois 22    
   Scotland 8   Bronze medal game
 
 United States 15
   Scotland 9

All times are local (UTC−4).

5th place game[edit]

22 May 2003
12:00
Australia  21–10
 Czech Republic Kitchener Memorial Auditorium, Kitchener

Semi-finals[edit]

22 May 2003
16:00
Canada  17–9
 United States Kitchener Memorial Auditorium, Kitchener
22 May 2003
19:30
Iroquois  22–8
 Scotland Kitchener Memorial Auditorium, Kitchener

Bronze medal game[edit]

24 May 2003
10:00
Scotland  9–15
 United States Copps Coliseum, Hamilton

Gold medal game[edit]

24 May 2003
13:30
Canada  21–4
 Iroquois Copps Coliseum, Hamilton
Attendance: 7,132

Final standings[edit]

1st, gold medalist(s)  Canada
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Iroquois
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  United States
4  Scotland
5  Australia
6  Czech Republic

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lacrosse World Indoor Championships 2003". Activity Workshop. Retrieved 20 December 2017.
  2. ^ "2003 World Indoor Lacrosse Championships". Outsider's Guide. Archived from the original on 2009-02-15.
  3. ^ "Canada routs Iroquois to win gold medal, 21-4". Outsider's Guide. 24 May 2003. Archived from the original on 2008-07-20.

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