2003 Bandy World Championship

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2003 Bandy World Championship
XXIIIrd Bandy World Championship
2003 Bandy World Championship logo.jpg
Tournament details
Host country  Russia
Dates 24 – 30 March 2003
Teams 9
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg  Sweden
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg  Russia
Third place Bronze medal blank.svg  Kazakhstan
Fourth place  Finland
Tournament statistics
Matches played 23
Scoring leader(s) Ari Holopainen, Finland
(10 points)
2001
2004

The 2003 Bandy World Championship was a competition between bandy playing nations for men. The championship was played in Arkhangelsk, Russia from the 24–30 March 2003. Sweden won the championship. There were 9 countries participating in the 2003 championships: Finland, Kazakhstan, Norway, Russia, Sweden (group A) and Belarus, Estonia, the Netherlands and the United States (group B).[1]

Group A[edit]

Premier tour[edit]

  • 24 March
Finland - Kazakhstan 4 - 2
Russia - Norway 8 - 1
  • 25 March
Sweden - Finland 9 - 4
Kazakhstan - Russia 3 - 12
  • 26 March
Norway - Kazakhstan 5 - 6
Russia - Sweden 2 - 6
  • 27 March
Finland - Norway 5 - 1
Sweden - Kazakhstan 6 - 1
  • 28 March
Sweden - Norway 6 - 2
Russia - Finland 5 - 1
Rank Country Pts W T L Bp Bc Diff
1  Sweden 8 4 0 0 27 9 +18
2  Russia 6 3 0 1 27 11 +16
3  Finland 4 2 0 2 14 17 -3
4  Kazakhstan 2 1 0 3 12 27 -15
5  Norway 0 0 0 4 9 25 -16

Final Tour[edit]

Semifinals[edit]

  • 29 March

Semi finals

Russia - Finland 7 - 3
Sweden - Kazakhstan 6 - 1

Match for 3rd place[edit]

  • 30 March
Finland - Kazakhstan 1 - 4

Final[edit]

  • 30 March
Russia - Sweden 4 - 5

Group B[edit]

Premier tour[edit]

  • 24 March
Estonia - Belarus 4 - 21
  • 25 March
USA - Netherlands 18 - 0
  • 26 March
Netherlands - Estonia 3 - 7
  • 27 March
USA - Belarus 4 - 6
  • 28 March
Estonia - USA 0 - 15
  • 29 March
Netherlands - Belarus 1 - 9
Rank Country Pts W T L Bp Bc Diff
1  Belarus 6 3 0 0 36 9 +27
2  United States 4 2 0 1 37 6 +31
3  Estonia 2 1 0 2 11 39 -28
4  Netherlands 0 0 0 3 4 34 -30

Play off matches[edit]

Match for 7th Place[edit]

  • February 28
USA - Estonia 19-3

Match for 5th place[edit]

  • February 28
Norway - Belarus 7-3

References[edit]