Bandy World Cup

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Bandy World Cup
MagnusKubenOlsson.jpg
Magnus Olsson playing for Edsbyns IF in 2005.
Status active
Genre sporting event
Date(s) mid-October
Frequency annual
Location(s) Ljusdal, Sweden (1974–2008)
Sandviken, Sweden (2009–)
Country Sweden
Inaugurated 1974 (1974)

Bandy World Cup is played in Sweden in the beginning of the bandy season every year, in autumn. The teams which should participate is decided based on their results in the whole of the last bandy season.

Contents

The World Cup is not played by national teams but is for bandy clubs from around the world, [1] and should therefore not be confused with the Bandy World Championship. It is usually considered to be "the world championship for clubs". [1] The tournament has been dominated by Swedish and Russian teams.

Bandy ballgame on ice played using skates and sticks

Bandy is a team winter sport played on ice, in which skaters use sticks to direct a ball into the opposing team's goal.

Bandy World Championship recurring international bandy tournament for mens national teams

The Bandy World Championship is a competition between bandy-playing nations' men's teams. The tournament is administrated by the Federation of International Bandy. It is distinct from the Bandy World Cup, a club competition, and from the Women's Bandy World Championship.

History

The Bandy World Cup was held every year in Ljusdal in Sweden from 1974 to 2008, in the start of the bandy season in autumn. From 2009 it has been played indoors in Sandviken because Ljusdal was waiting for an indoor arena. The outdoor ices were too unpredictable because of the weather this time of the year, so for the 2009 cup the Federation of International Bandy demanded the cup should be played indoors. [2] It was first decided to move the cup temporarily to Sandviken for two years, [3] but when Ljusdal still had no indoor arena, a contract was made between FIB and Sandviken to host the cup in Sandviken up to and including 2013. If there is an indoor arena in Ljusdal in 2014, Ljusdal may apply to arrange the cup again. [4]

Ljusdal Municipality Municipality in Gävleborg County, Sweden

Ljusdal Municipality is one of Sweden's 290 municipalities within Gävleborg County. Its seat is Ljusdal.

Sweden constitutional monarchy in Northern Europe

Sweden, formally the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian Nordic country in Northern Europe. It borders Norway to the west and north and Finland to the east, and is connected to Denmark in the southwest by a bridge-tunnel across the Öresund, a strait at the Swedish-Danish border. At 450,295 square kilometres (173,860 sq mi), Sweden is the largest country in Northern Europe, the third-largest country in the European Union and the fifth largest country in Europe by area. Sweden has a total population of 10.2 million of which 2.4 million has a foreign background. It has a low population density of 22 inhabitants per square kilometre (57/sq mi). The highest concentration is in the southern half of the country.

Sandviken Place in Gästrikland, Sweden

Sandviken is a locality and the seat of Sandviken Municipality in Gävleborg County, Sweden with 22,965 inhabitants in 2010. It is situated about 25 km west of Gävle and lies approximately 190 km north of Stockholm. The rail journey to Stockholm takes about 2 hours and to Arlanda, Sweden´s main international airport, no more than 1.5 hours.

The tournament was first held in 1974 and has been called the World Cup since 1980. The full name of the cup has changed over the years, partly because of different sponsors. The first two years it was called DAF-cupen, then Dex-cupen 1976–1979 and Dex World Cup 1980–1983. 1984–1985 it was simply called World Cup Ljusdal. 1986 SJ became sponsors, so it was SJ World Cup 1986–1998. Then Ljusdal World Cup until 2001 and since 2002 it has been known as the Bandy World Cup, in 2005 additionally as Polar Bandy World Cup, since 2006 as ExTe World Cup Bandy.

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There is also a Bandy World Cup Women for women's teams.

Bandy World Cup Women is a yearly bandy competition for the best women's club teams from around the world. It was named to correspond to the Bandy World Cup for men's club teams.

World Cup winners and runners-up

Year:Winners:
(With country and hometown)
Runners-up:
(With country and hometown)
Result:
1974 Sandvikens AIK
Flag of Sweden.svg Sandviken
Brobergs IF
Flag of Sweden.svg Söderhamn
4–2 (additional time and penalties)
1975 Brobergs IF
Flag of Sweden.svg Söderhamn
Sandvikens AIK
Flag of Sweden.svg Sandviken
3–2
1976 Oulun Luistinseura
Flag of Finland.svg Oulu
Västerås SK
Flag of Sweden.svg Västerås
3–2
1977 Brobergs IF
Flag of Sweden.svg Söderhamn
IK Sirius
Flag of Sweden.svg Uppsala
6–1
1978 Brobergs IF
Flag of Sweden.svg Söderhamn
Ljusdals BK
Flag of Sweden.svg Ljusdal
4–1
1979 Edsbyns IF
Flag of Sweden.svg Edsbyn
Örebro SK
Flag of Sweden.svg Örebro
5–4
1980 IF Boltic
Flag of Sweden.svg Karlstad
Edsbyns IF
Flag of Sweden.svg Edsbyn
5–4
1981 IF Boltic
Flag of Sweden.svg Karlstad
Broberg/Söderhamn Bandy
Flag of Sweden.svg Söderhamn
6–0
1982 Yenisey
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Krasnoyarsk
IF Boltic
Flag of Sweden.svg Karlstad
2–1 (sudden death)
1983 Brobergs IF
Flag of Sweden.svg Söderhamn
Yenisey
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Krasnoyarsk
4–0
1984 Yenisey
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Krasnoyarsk
Ljusdals BK
Flag of Sweden.svg Ljusdal
5–4
1985 IF Boltic
Flag of Sweden.svg Karlstad
Yenisey
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Krasnoyarsk
2–1
1986 IF Boltic
Flag of Sweden.svg Karlstad
Vetlanda BK
Flag of Sweden.svg Vetlanda
2–1
1987 Västerås SK
Flag of Sweden.svg Västerås
Dynamo Moscow
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Moscow
3–0
1988 Vetlanda BK
Flag of Sweden.svg Vetlanda
Selånger SK
Flag of Sweden.svg Sundsvall
3–1
1989 Västerås SK
Flag of Sweden.svg Västerås
Sandvikens AIK
Flag of Sweden.svg Sandviken
3–0
1990 Zorky
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Krasnogorsk
Vetlanda BK
Flag of Sweden.svg Vetlanda
5–2
1991 Edsbyns IF
Flag of Sweden.svg Edsbyn
Sandvikens AIK
Flag of Sweden.svg Sandviken
6–3
1992 IK Sirius
Flag of Sweden.svg Uppsala
Sandvikens AIK
Flag of Sweden.svg Sandviken
7–0
1993 Vetlanda BK
Flag of Sweden.svg Vetlanda
Ljusdals BK
Flag of Sweden.svg Ljusdal
4–2
1994 Västerås SK
Flag of Sweden.svg Västerås
Sandvikens AIK
Flag of Sweden.svg Sandviken
5–2
1995 IF Boltic
Flag of Sweden.svg Karlstad
Västerås SK
Flag of Sweden.svg Västerås
2–1 (sudden death)
1996 IF Boltic
Flag of Sweden.svg Karlstad
Falu BS
Flag of Sweden.svg Falun
6–3
1997 Västerås SK
Flag of Sweden.svg Västerås
Ljusdals BK
Flag of Sweden.svg Ljusdal
4–1
1998 Falu BS
Flag of Sweden.svg Falun
Västerås SK
Flag of Sweden.svg Västerås
2–1
1999 Hammarby IF
Flag of Sweden.svg Stockholm
Ljusdals BK
Flag of Sweden.svg Ljusdal
7–0
2000 Västerås SK
Flag of Sweden.svg Västerås
Yenisey
Flag of Russia.svg Krasnoyarsk
2–1
2001 Hammarby IF
Flag of Sweden.svg Stockholm
Sandvikens AIK
Flag of Sweden.svg Sandviken
2–1
2002 Sandvikens AIK
Flag of Sweden.svg Sandviken
Vodnik
Flag of Russia.svg Arkhangelsk
3–2
2003 Vodnik
Flag of Russia.svg Arkhangelsk
Sandvikens AIK
Flag of Sweden.svg Sandviken
4–3
2004 Vodnik
Flag of Russia.svg Arkhangelsk
Sandvikens AIK
Flag of Sweden.svg Sandviken
8–5
2005 Bollnäs GIF
Flag of Sweden.svg Bollnäs
Edsbyns IF
Flag of Sweden.svg Edsbyn
3–2 (sudden death)
2006 Dynamo Moscow
Flag of Russia.svg Moscow
Zorky
Flag of Russia.svg Krasnogorsk
7–6 (sudden death)
2007 Dynamo Moscow
Flag of Russia.svg Moscow
Edsbyns IF
Flag of Sweden.svg Edsbyn
5–0
2008 Edsbyns IF
Flag of Sweden.svg Edsbyn
Bollnäs GIF
Flag of Sweden.svg Bollnäs
3–2
2009 Hammarby IF
Flag of Sweden.svg Stockholm
Zorky
Flag of Russia.svg Krasnogorsk
6–2
2010 Dynamo Kazan
Flag of Russia.svg Kazan
Hammarby IF
Flag of Sweden.svg Stockholm
3–1
2011 Yenisey
Flag of Russia.svg Krasnoyarsk
Sandvikens AIK
Flag of Sweden.svg Sandviken
4–3
2012 Zorky
Flag of Russia.svg Krasnogorsk
Yenisey
Flag of Russia.svg Krasnoyarsk
3–0
2013 Dynamo Moscow
Flag of Russia.svg Moscow
Dynamo Kazan
Flag of Russia.svg Kazan
3–0
2014 Västerås SK
Flag of Sweden.svg Västerås
IFK Vänersborg
Flag of Sweden.svg Vänersborg
4–1
2015 Yenisey
Flag of Russia.svg Krasnoyarsk
Sandvikens AIK
Flag of Sweden.svg Sandviken
5–0
2016 Västerås SK
Flag of Sweden.svg Västerås
Villa Lidköping BK
Flag of Sweden.svg Lidköping
4–1
2017 Sandvikens AIK
Flag of Sweden.svg Sandviken
Yenisey
Flag of Russia.svg Krasnoyarsk
4–3
2018 Villa Lidköping BK
Flag of Sweden.svg Lidköping
Sandvikens AIK
Flag of Sweden.svg Sandviken
4–1

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