1981 Bandy World Championship

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1981 Bandy World Championship
XIIth Bandy World Championship
1981. Чемпионат мира по хоккею с мячом.jpg
Tournament details
Host country  Soviet Union
Dates 7 – 15 February 1981
Teams 4
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg  Sweden
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg  Soviet Union
Third place Bronze medal blank.svg  Finland
Fourth place  Norway
Tournament statistics
Matches played 12
Goals scored 90 (7.5 per match)
1979
1983

The 1981 Bandy World Championship was contested between four men's bandy playing nations. The championship was played in Khabarovsk in the Soviet Union from 7 February-15 February 1981. Sweden became champions for the first time.[1] The Soviet team had won all previous championships.[2]

Participants[edit]

Premier tour[edit]

  • 7 February
Norway - Finland 1-6
Soviet Union - Sweden 1-6
  • 8 February
Finland - Sweden 0-3
Soviet Union - Norway 14-0
  • 10 February
Norway - Sweden 0-8
Soviet Union - Finland 8-0
  • 12 February
Norway - Finland 1-5
Soviet Union - Sweden 3-1
  • 14 February
Finland - Sweden 2-5
Soviet Union - Norway 7-0
  • 15 February
Norway - Sweden 1-12
Soviet Union - Finland 5-1
Rank Country Pts W T L Bp Bc Diff
1  Sweden 10 5 0 1 35 7 +28
2  Soviet Union 10 5 0 1 38 8 +30
3  Finland 4 2 0 4 14 23 -9
4  Norway 0 0 0 6 3 52 -49

Sweden champions due to better head-to-head record.

The champion team[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lasse Sandlin (7 January 2002). "Bragden i Sibirien" (in Swedish). Sportbladet. Retrieved 15 March 2017. 
  2. ^ http://www.bandysidan.nu/tavlinginfo.php?EVID=77&sprak=eng&land=3