1961 Bandy World Championship

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1961 Bandy World Championship
IInd Bandy World Championship
Tournament details
Host country  Norway
Dates 22 – 26 February 1961
Teams 4
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg  Soviet Union
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg  Sweden
Third place Bronze medal blank.svg  Finland
Fourth place  Norway
Tournament statistics
Matches played 6
Goals scored 33 (5.5 per match)
1957
1963

The 1961 Bandy World Championship was contested between four men's bandy playing nations. The championship was played in Norway from 22–26 February 1961. The Soviet Union became champions.[1]

This was the second world championship in bandy. Norway, having boycotted the first championship in 1957, made its championship début on home turf but lost all its games and came in last of the four participating nations.

Participants[edit]

Games[edit]

The championship was played as a round-robin tournament.

Date Teams Result Venue
22 February  Sweden Norway 2 – 1 Herøya
22 February  Soviet Union Finland 3 – 2 Stabekkbanen, Bærum
24 February  Soviet Union Norway 9 – 1 Mjøndalen
24 February  Sweden Finland 4 – 1 Gressbanen, Oslo
26 February  Finland Norway 4 – 3 Marienlyst, Drammen
26 February  Soviet Union Sweden 2 – 1 Bislett, Oslo

Results table[edit]

Rank Country Pts W T L Bp Bc Diff
1  Soviet Union 6 3 0 0 14 4 +10
2  Sweden 4 2 0 1 7 4 +3
3  Finland 2 1 0 2 7 10 -3
4  Norway 0 0 0 3 5 15 -10

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