1997 Bandy World Championship

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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]