2008 IIHF World Championship Division III

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2008 IIHF World Championship
Division III
Tournament details
Host country  Luxembourg
Dates March 31 - April 6
Teams 6
Venue(s) Kockelscheuer (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg  North Korea
2007
2009

The 2008 IIHF World Championship Division III tournament was held from March 31 to April 4, 2008, in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg at the Kockelscheuer ice rink. The tournament was contested by five nations who already qualified by way of last year's tournament and one nation which was determined after the conclusion of the Division III Qualification tournament.

Teams[edit]

Team Qualification
 Turkey Placed 6th in Group A of 2007 Division II Championship and were relegated.
 North Korea Withdrew from Group B of 2007 Division II Championship and were demoted to Division III.
 Luxembourg Host, placed 3rd in 2007 Division III Championship.
 South Africa Placed 4th in 2007 Division III Championship.
 Mongolia Placed 5th in 2007 Division III Championship.
 Greece Placed 1st in 2008 Division III Qualification.

Fixtures[edit]

March 31, 2008
13:00
Greece  1 – 5
 South Africa Kockelscheuer Ice Rink
March 31, 2008
16:30
North Korea  17 – 0
 Mongolia Kockelscheuer Ice Rink
March 31, 2008
20:15
Luxembourg  5 – 4 (OT)
 Turkey Kockelscheuer Ice Rink
April 1, 2008
13:00
Mongolia  4 – 10
 Greece Kockelscheuer Ice Rink
April 1, 2008
16:30
Turkey  1 – 7
 South Africa Kockelscheuer Ice Rink
April 1, 2008
20:00
North Korea  2 – 1
 Luxembourg Kockelscheuer Ice Rink
April 3, 2008
13:00
Turkey  11 – 3
 Mongolia Kockelscheuer Ice Rink
April 3, 2008
16:30
North Korea  7 – 3
 Greece Kockelscheuer Ice Rink
April 3, 2008
20:00
Luxembourg  4 – 5
 South Africa Kockelscheuer Ice Rink
April 5, 2008
13:00
South Africa  0 – 6
 North Korea Kockelscheuer Ice Rink
April 5, 2008
16:30
Greece  1 – 9
 Turkey Kockelscheuer Ice Rink
April 5, 2008
20:00
Mongolia  0 – 9
 Luxembourg Kockelscheuer Ice Rink
April 6, 2008
13:00
South Africa  12 – 4
 Mongolia Kockelscheuer Ice Rink
April 6, 2008
16:30
Turkey  2 – 8
 North Korea Kockelscheuer Ice Rink
April 6, 2008
20:00
Luxembourg  3 – 2 (OT)
 Greece Kockelscheuer Ice Rink

Standings[edit]

Promoted to Division II for 2009
Rk. Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA DIF PTS
1  North Korea 5 5 0 0 0 40 6 34 15
2  South Africa 5 4 0 0 1 29 16 13 12
3  Luxembourg 5 1 2 0 2 22 13 9 7
4  Turkey 5 2 0 1 2 27 24 3 7
5  Greece 5 1 0 1 3 17 28 -11 4
6  Mongolia 5 0 0 0 5 11 59 -48 0

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