2005 World Cup of Softball

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2005 World Cup of Softball
Tournament details
Host country  United States
City Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Dates July 14 - July 18
Teams (from 3 continents)
Final positions
Champions
Gold medal world centered.svg
 Japan (1st title)
Runner-up
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 United States
Third place
Bronze medal world centered.svg
 Australia
Fourth place  China
2006

The first World Cup of Softball was held in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma USA between July 14 and July 18, 2005. Japan won their first World Cup by defeating USA 3-1 in the Championship game.

Final standings[edit]

Rank Team Wins Losses Runs For Runs Allowed
1  Japan 3 2 11 13
2  United States 3 2 23 9
3  Australia 3 2 17 7
4  China 2 4 14 29
5  Canada 2 3 5 12

Preliminary round[edit]

Date Winner Score Loser Time
July 14, 2005  Canada 2-1  United States 6:00 pm
 China 5-4  Japan 8:00 pm
July 15, 2005  United States 3-1  Australia 6:00 pm
 Japan 3-0  Canada 8:00 pm
July 16, 2005  United States 11-3  China 11:00 am
 Australia 5-0  Canada 1:00 pm
 Australia 4-2  China 6:00 pm
 United States 7-0  Japan 8:00 pm
July 17, 2005  Canada 3-2  China 1:00 pm
 Japan 1-0  Australia 3:00 pm

Position Round[edit]

Date Game Winner Score Loser Time Notes
July 18, 2005 Fifth Place Game  China 1-0  Canada 10:00 am China advances to the Third Place Game
Third Place Game  Australia 7-1  China 12:00 pm
First Place Game  Japan 3-1  United States 7:00 pm Japan's first World Cup championship, USA's first second-place finish

Teams[edit]

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