1989 Bandy World Championship

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1989 Bandy World Championship
XVIth Bandy World Championship
Tournament details
Host country  Soviet Union
Dates 29 January – 5 February 1989
Teams 8
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg  Soviet Union
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg  Finland
Third place Bronze medal blank.svg  Sweden
Fourth place  Norway
Tournament statistics
Matches played 12
1987
1991

The 1989 Bandy World Championship was contested between five men's bandy playing nations. The championship was played in the Soviet Union from 29 January-5 February 1989. This was the first ever indoor championships, held at the Olympic Stadium in Moscow, except for two matches in Krasnogorsk. The Soviet Union became the champion team.[1]

Participants[edit]

Premier tour[edit]

  • 29 January
Finland – Sweden 4–2
Soviet Union – Norway 7–0
  • 30 January
USA – Norway 1–7
  • 31 January
Soviet Union – Sweden 2–3
  • 1 February
Norway – Sweden 1–4
Finland – USA 13–0
  • 2 February
Norway – Finland 1–4
Soviet Union – USA 14–1
  • 3 February
Soviet Union – Finland 6–4
USA – Sweden 0–19
Rank Country Pts W T L Bp Bc Diff
1  Soviet Union 6 3 0 1 29 8 +21
2  Finland 6 3 0 1 25 9 +16
3  Sweden 6 3 0 1 28 7 +21
4  Norway 2 1 0 3 9 16 −7
5  United States 0 0 0 4 2 53 −51

Match for 3rd place[edit]

  • 5 February
Sweden – Norway 6–0

Final[edit]

  • 5 February
Soviet Union – Finland 12–2

References[edit]