2008 Bandy World Championship

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2008 Bandy World Championship
XXVIIIth Bandy World Championship
Olympic Stadium (Moscow).jpg
The Moscow Olympic Stadium was the venue of the competition
Tournament details
Host country  Russia
Dates 2008
Teams 13
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg  Russia
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg  Sweden
Third place Bronze medal blank.svg  Finland
Fourth place  Kazakhstan
2007
2009

The 2008 Bandy World Championship 2008 for men was played at the Olympic Stadium in Moscow, Russia on 27 January-3 February 2008. Russia became champions.[1]

Group stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Sweden 5 5 0 0 55 14 41 10
 Russia 5 4 0 1 59 14 45 8
 Finland 5 2 1 2 35 22 13 5
 Kazakhstan 5 2 1 2 22 38 -16 5
 Norway 5 1 0 4 18 55 -37 2
 Belarus 5 0 0 5 13 59 -46 0

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 United States 6 6 0 0 65 3 62 12
 Canada 6 5 0 1 33 9 24 10
 Latvia 6 3 1 2 22 28 -6 5
 Estonia 6 1 3 2 14 20 -6 5
 Netherlands 6 2 1 3 16 30 -14 5
 Mongolia 6 1 0 5 10 41 -31 2
 Hungary 6 0 1 5 9 38 -29 1

Final four[edit]

The top four teams from Group A went on to a play-off to decide the world champion.

Semi-finals Final
2 February
  Sweden  7  
  Kazakhstan  0  
 
3 February
      Sweden  1
    Russia  6
Third place
2 February 3 February
  Russia  9   Finland  8
  Finland  1     Kazakhstan  3

Qualification game for next year's Group A[edit]

 United States -  Belarus 4 - 6 (1 - 3)

Belarus kept its place in Group A.

References[edit]