1979 Bandy World Championship

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1979 Bandy World Championship
XIth Bandy World Championship
Tournament details
Host country  Sweden
Dates 27 January – 4 February 1979
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 12
Goals scored 96 (8 per match)
1977
1981

The 1979 Bandy World Championship was contested between four men's bandy playing nations. The championship was played in Sweden from 27 January-4 February 1979. Soviet Union became champions.[1]

Participants[edit]

Premier tour[edit]

  • 27 January
Norway - Finland 2-8
Soviet Union - Sweden 4-3
  • 28 January
Norway - Sweden 1-7
Soviet Union - Finland 4-4
  • 30 January
Finland - Sweden 1-8
Soviet Union - Norway 6-4
  • 1 February
Norway - Sweden 0-4
Soviet Union - Finland 6-3
  • 2 February
Finland - Sweden 1-7
Soviet Union - Norway 7-2
4 February
Norway - Finland 2-6
Soviet Union - Sweden 4-2
Rank Country Pts W T L Bp Bc Diff
1  Soviet Union 11 5 1 0 31 18 +13
2  Sweden 8 4 0 2 31 11 +20
3  Finland 5 2 1 3 23 29 -6
4  Norway 0 0 0 6 11 38 -27

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