World Indoor Lacrosse Championship

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The World Indoor Lacrosse Championship is an international box lacrosse tournament sponsored by the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) that is held every four years. Since the first tournament in 2003, Canada has won all four gold medals and is undefeated in all games.[1] Canada hosted the first two tournaments, the Czech Republic hosted in 2011 and the Onondaga Nation, south of Syracuse, New York, hosted in 2015.[2] The 2019 WILC will be held in Langley, British Columbia, Canada.[3]

Champions[edit]

Year 1st, gold medalist(s) Gold Final score 2nd, silver medalist(s) Silver 3rd, bronze medalist(s) Bronze Host sites Host country
2003  Canada (1) 21–4  Iroquois  United States Ontario Canada
2007  Canada (2) 15–14 (OT)  Iroquois  United States Halifax Canada
2011  Canada (3) 13–6  Iroquois  United States Prague Czech Republic
2015  Canada (4) 12–8  Iroquois  United States Onondaga Reservation, Syracuse Onondaga Nation

Source: [3]

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Canada 4 0 0 4
2  Iroquois 0 4 0 4
3  United States 0 0 4 4

Performance by team[edit]

Team 2003
Canada
(6)
2007
Canada
(8)
2011
Czech Republic
(8)
2015
Iroquois
(13)
 Australia 5th 6th 6th 8th
 Canada 1st 1st 1st 1st
 Czech Republic 6th 7th 4th 7th
 England 4th 5th 5th
 Finland 9th
 Germany 11th
 Ireland 8th 7th 6th
 Iroquois 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd
 Israel 4th
 Scotland 4th 5th
 Serbia 12th
 Slovakia 8th
  Switzerland 13th
 Turkey 10th
 United States 3rd 3rd 3rd 3rd

Performance by tournament[edit]

2003 Indoor Championship[edit]

A GP W L GF GA PTS
 Canada 5 5 0 109 29 10
 Iroquois 5 4 1 100 52 8
 Scotland 5 3 2 63 69 6
 United States 5 2 3 75 65 4
 Australia 5 1 4 39 102 2
 Czech Republic 5 0 5 29 98 0

Final: Canada 21, Iroquois 4
3rd place: United States 15, Scotland 9
5th place: Australia 21, Czech Republic 10

2007 Indoor Championship[edit]

A GP W L GF GA PTS
 Canada 3 3 0 67 10 6
 United States 3 2 1 44 27 4
 Australia 3 1 2 27 51 2
 Ireland 3 0 3 9 59 0
B GP W L GF GA PTS
 Iroquois 3 3 0 70 16 6
 England 3 2 1 32 41 4
 Scotland 3 1 2 22 43 2
 Czech Republic 3 0 3 20 44 0

Final: Canada 15, Iroquois 14, OT
3rd place: United States 17, England 10
5th place: Scotland 14, Australia 8
7th place: Czech Republic 22, Ireland 5

2011 Indoor Championship[edit]

A GP W L GF GA PTS
 Canada 3 3 0 81 8 3
 England 3 2 1 49 43 2
 Australia 3 1 2 22 53 1
 Slovakia 3 0 3 15 63 0
B GP W L GF GA PTS
 Iroquois 3 3 0 59 18 3
 United States 3 2 1 46 17 2
 Czech Republic 3 1 2 28 44 1
 Ireland 3 0 3 9 63 0

Final: Canada 13, Iroquois 6
3rd place: United States 16, Czech Republic 7
5th place: England 23, Austria 8
7th place: Ireland 17, Slovakia 15 (2 game aggregate)

Source: [4]

2015 Indoor Championship[edit]

Blue GP W L GF GA PTS
 Canada 4 4 0 67 20 4
 Iroquois 4 3 1 59 30 3
 United States 4 2 2 43 47 2
 Czech Republic 4 1 3 22 57 1
 England 4 0 4 24 61 0
Red GP W L GF GA PTS
 Australia 3 3 0 49 29 3
 Finland 3 2 1 37 22 2
 Turkey 3 1 2 39 40 1
  Switzerland 3 0 3 17 51 0
Green GP W L GF GA PTS
 Israel 3 2 1 36 24 2
 Ireland 3 2 1 27 29 2
 Serbia 3 1 2 29 36 1
 Germany 3 1 2 27 30 1

Final: Canada 12, Iroquois 8
3rd place: United States 15, Israel 4
5th place: England 14, Ireland 12
7th place: Czech Republic 20, Australia 11
9th place: Finland 24, Turkey 6
11th place: Germany 13, Serbia 12

Source: [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ditota, Donna (September 27, 2015). "Canada dashes Iroquois' dream, continues domination in World Indoor Lacrosse Championship". Syracuse.com. Retrieved 13 November 2017. 
  2. ^ Moses, Sarah (September 11, 2015). "Onondaga Nation builds $6.5M arena in record time for lacrosse championship". Syracuse.com. Retrieved 13 November 2017. 
  3. ^ a b "Indoor History and Results". Federation of International Lacrosse. Retrieved 13 November 2017. 
  4. ^ "2011 WILC Final Results". Federation of International Lacrosse. Retrieved 13 November 2017. 
  5. ^ "Final Standings WILC 2015". Federation of International Lacrosse. Retrieved 13 November 2017. 

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