1997 Bandy World Championship

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1997 Bandy World Championship
XXth Bandy World Championship
Tournament details
Host country  Sweden
Dates 1 – 9 February 1997
Teams 9
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg  Sweden
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg  Russia
Third place Bronze medal blank.svg  Finland
Fourth place  Kazakhstan
Tournament statistics
Matches played 25
1995
1999

The 1997 Bandy World Championship was contested between 9 men's bandy playing nations. The championship was played in Sweden on 1–9 February 1997. The Netherlands participated again, after having skipped the tournament for the last couple of times. Sweden became champions.[1]

Group A[edit]

Premier tour[edit]

  • 1 February
Finland - Sweden 3-11
Kazakhstan - Russia 6-13
  • 2 February
Kazakhstan - Finland 2-7
Sweden - Norway 5-2
  • 3 February
Russia - Finland 6-2
Norway - Kazakhstan 7-7
  • 4 February
Norway - Russia 3-3
Sweden - Kazakhstan 15-4
  • 5 February
Norway - Finland 4-5
Russia - Sweden 7-5
Rank Country Pts W T L Bp Bc Diff
1  Russia 7 3 1 0 29 16 +13
2  Sweden 6 3 0 1 36 16 +20
3  Finland 4 2 0 2 17 23 -6
4  Norway 2 0 2 2 16 20 -4
5  Kazakhstan 1 0 1 3 19 42 -23

Group B[edit]

Premier tour[edit]

  • 2 February
Hungary - USA 0-12
Canada - Netherlands 9-0
  • 4 February
Hungary - Canada 4-10
Netherlands - USA 1-13
  • 5 February
Hungary - Netherlands 9-3
Canada - USA 2-5
Rank Country Pts W T L Bp Bc Diff
1  United States 6 3 0 0 30 3 +27
2  Canada 4 2 0 1 21 9 +12
3  Hungary 2 1 0 2 13 25 -12
4  Netherlands 0 0 0 3 4 31 -27

Final Tour[edit]

Quarter Finals[edit]

  • 7 February
Norway - Kazakhstan 2 - 5
USA - Finland 0 - 13

Match for 5th place[edit]

  • 8 February
Norway - USA 7-1

Match for 8th place[edit]

  • 8 February
Hungary - Netherlands 5-3

Semifinals[edit]

  • 8 February
Russia - Kazakhstan 12-3
Sweden - Finland 8-5

Match for 6th place[edit]

  • 9 February
USA - Canada 5-1

Match for 3rd place[edit]

  • 9 February
Finland - Kazakhstan 7-3

Final[edit]

  • 9 February
Sweden - Russia 10-5

References[edit]