List of Finnish bandy champions

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Finnish bandy champion is the title given to the team winning the play-off at the end of Bandyliiga, the highest bandy league in Finland.

Bandyliiga highest league level of mens bandy in Finland

Bandyliiga (Finnish) or Bandyligan is the top level of bandy in Finland. The league was founded in 1908 and the 2018-19 season is the 109th season of the Bandyliiga. The present name has been used since the 1991/1992 season. The league has ten teams and JPS are the reigning champions.

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Bandy was the first team sport, for which a Finnish championship was contested. This was in early 1908 (while the first Finnish championship in association football were played later the same year). The league and the championship are administrated by Finland's Bandy Association. [1]

Finlands Bandy Association governing body for the sport of bandy in Finland

Finland's Bandy Association is the governing body for the sport of bandy in Finland. Bandy was one of the sports for which the Ball Association of Finland, founded in 1907, was created. The present Finnish Bandy Association was founded on 18 March 1972, to take over bandy from the Ball Association of Finland, which from then on concentrated on association football only.

Finnish Workers' Sports Federation had its own Finnish bandy championship tournament 1924–1955.

Finnish Workers Sports Federation Finnish amateur sports organisation

The Finnish Workers' Sports Federation is a Finnish amateur sports organization founded in 1919. In addition to the competitive sports, TUL focuses on youth activities and youth education as well as offering activities regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or financial means. TUL is one of the member associations of the Finnish Olympic Committee.

Winners through the years

Men

YearChampion (gold medalist)Runner-up (silver medalist)Bronze medalist
1908 Polyteknikkojen Urheiluseura IFK Helsingfors Not awarded
1909 Polyteknikkojen Urheiluseura IFK Helsingfors Not awarded
1910 IFK Helsingfors Polyteknikkojen Urheiluseura Not awarded
1911 IFK Helsingfors Viipurin IFK Not awarded
1912 IFK Helsingfors Viipurin SLU Not awarded
1913 IFK Helsingfors Viipurin Bandy & Jalkapalloseura Not awarded
1914 Viipurin Bandy & Jalkapalloseura IFK Helsingfors Not awarded
1915 Viipurin Bandy & Jalkapalloseura IFK Helsingfors Not awarded
1916 Viipurin Bandy & Jalkapalloseura IFK Helsingfors Not awarded
1917 Viipurin Bandy & Jalkapalloseura Kronohagens IF Not awarded
1918 Not played because of the Finnish civil war
1919 Viipurin Bandy & Jalkapalloseura IFK Helsingfors Not awarded
1920 Viipurin Bandy & Jalkapalloseura Helsingin Palloseura Not awarded
1921 Helsingin Jalkapalloklubi Viipurin Bandy & Jalkapalloseura Not awarded
1922 Viipurin Bandy & Jalkapalloseura Kronohagens IF Not awarded
1923 Helsingin Jalkapalloklubi Viipurin Bandy & Jalkapalloseura Not awarded
1924 Helsingin Jalkapalloklubi Viipurin Sudet Not awarded
1925 Viipurin Sudet Helsingin Jalkapalloklubi Not awarded
1926 Viipurin Sudet Kronohagens IF Not awarded
1927 Viipurin Sudet Helsingin Jalkapalloklubi Not awarded
1928 Helsingin Jalkapalloklubi Viipurin Sudet Not awarded
1929 Viipurin Sudet IFK Helsingfors Not awarded
1930 Viipurin Sudet Kronohagens IF Not awarded
1931 Viipurin Palloseura Viipurin Sudet Kronohagens IF
1932 Viipurin Sudet Kronohagens IF Viipurin Palloseura
1933 Viipurin Sudet IFK Helsingfors Viipurin Palloseura
1934 IFK Helsingfors Viipurin Palloseura Viipurin Sudet
1935 IFK Helsingfors Viipurin Sudet Akilles
1936 Viipurin Palloseura IFK Helsingfors Viipurin Sudet
1937 Helsingin Jalkapalloklubi IFK Helsingfors Viipurin Sudet
1938 IFK Helsingfors Warkauden Pallo -35 Helsingin Jalkapalloklubi
1939 IFK Helsingfors Ylä-Vuoksen Palloseura Warkauden Pallo -35
1940 Not played because of the Finnish Winter War
1941 IFK Helsingfors Viipurin Sudet Helsingin Jalkapalloklubi
1942 Not played because of the Continuation War [lower-alpha 1]
1943 Warkauden Pallo -35 IFK Helsingfors Not awarded
1944 IFK Helsingfors Warkauden Pallo -35 Not awarded
1945 Warkauden Pallo -35 Oulun Palloseura IFK Helsingfors
1946 Warkauden Pallo -35 Helsingin Jalkapalloklubi IFK Helsingfors
1947 Warkauden Pallo -35 Oulun Palloseura IFK Helsingfors
1948 Warkauden Pallo -35 Oulun Palloseura Lappeenrannan Urheilu-Miehet
1949 Lappeenrannan Urheilu-Miehet Vasa IFK Oulun Palloseura
1950 Warkauden Pallo -35 Oulun Palloseura Vasa IFK
1951 Veiterä Oulun Palloseura Warkauden Pallo -35
1952 Warkauden Pallo -35 Oulun Palloseura Veiterä
1953 Oulun Palloseura Veiterä Warkauden Pallo -35
1954 Warkauden Pallo -35 Veiterä Oulun Palloseura
1955 Veiterä Oulun Palloseura Warkauden Pallo -35
1956 Oulun Palloseura Käpylän Urheilu-Veikot Veiterä
1957 Veiterä Oulun Palloseura Käpylän Urheilu-Veikot
1958 Käpylän Urheilu-Veikot Oulun Palloseura Veiterä
1959 Käpylän Urheilu-Veikot Oulun Palloseura Veiterä
1960 Oulun Palloseura Veiterä Käpylän Urheilu-Veikot
1961 Oulun Palloseura Käpylän Urheilu-Veikot Veiterä
1962 Oulun Palloseura Oulun Luistinseura Käpylän Urheilu-Veikot
1963 Oulun Palloseura Veitsiluodon Vastus Warkauden Pallo -35
1964 Oulun Palloseura Vasa IFK Oulun Luistinseura
1965 Warkauden Pallo -35 IFK Helsingfors Oulun Palloseura
1966 Warkauden Pallo -35 Lappeenrannan Pallo IFK Helsingfors
1967 Warkauden Pallo -35 Oulun Luistinseura Oulun Palloseura
1968 Mikkelin Palloilijat Akilles Warkauden Pallo -35
1969 Veitsiluodon Vastus Mikkelin Palloilijat Warkauden Pallo -35
1970 Oulun Luistinseura Warkauden Pallo -35 Mikkelin Palloilijat
1971 Warkauden Pallo -35 Veitsiluodon Vastus Oulun Luistinseura
1972 Veitsiluodon Vastus Warkauden Pallo -35 IFK Helsingfors
1973 Veitsiluodon Vastus IFK Helsingfors Oulun Luistinseura
1974 Veitsiluodon Vastus Warkauden Pallo -35 Oulun Luistinseura
1975 Oulun Luistinseura IFK Helsingfors Warkauden Pallo -35
1976 Oulun Luistinseura Warkauden Pallo -35 Veitsiluodon Vastus
1977 Oulun Luistinseura Veiterä Veitsiluodon Vastus
1978 IFK Helsingfors Oulun Luistinseura Akilles
1979 Oulun Luistinseura Veiterä IFK Helsingfors
1980 Veiterä IFK Helsingfors Veitsiluodon Vastus
1981 Akilles Oulun Luistinseura Lappeenrannan Veiterä
1982 Oulun Luistinseura IFK Helsingfors Akilles
1983 Oulun Luistinseura IFK Helsingfors Akilles
1984 Oulun Luistinseura IFK Helsingfors Akilles
1985 Akilles Veitsiluodon Vastus Oulun Luistinseura
1986 Oulun Luistinseura Veiterä IFK Helsingfors
1987 IFK Helsingfors Oulun Luistinseura Akilles
1988 IFK Helsingfors Veiterä Oulun Luistinseura
1989 Botnia-69 Oulun Luistinseura IFK Helsingfors
1990 Oulun Luistinseura Botnia-69 Warkauden Pallo -35
1991 Oulun Luistinseura Botnia-69 IFK Helsingfors
1992 Botnia-69 Warkauden Pallo -35 Oulun Luistinseura
1993 Warkauden Pallo -35 Botnia-69 Veiterä
1994 Warkauden Pallo -35 Veiterä Oulun Luistinseura
1995 Warkauden Pallo -35 Oulun Luistinseura Botnia-69
1996 Warkauden Pallo -35 Tornion Palloveikot Botnia-69
1997 Botnia-69 Tornion Palloveikot Warkauden Pallo -35
1998 IFK Helsingfors Botnia-69 Narukerä
1999 Narukerä Tornion Palloveikot Warkauden Pallo -35
2000 Tornion Palloveikot Oulun Luistinseura IFK Helsingfors
2001 Oulun Luistinseura Tornion Palloveikot IFK Helsingfors
2002 Tornion Palloveikot Oulun Luistinseura Narukerä
2003 Oulun Luistinseura Tornion Palloveikot Warkauden Pallo -35
2004 Tornion Palloveikot Oulun Luistinseura Warkauden Pallo -35
2005 Tornion Palloveikot Narukerä Oulun Luistinseura
2006 Tornion Palloveikot Oulun Luistinseura Narukerä
2007 Tornion Palloveikot IFK Helsingfors Narukerä
2008 Oulun Luistinseura Tornion Palloveikot Warkauden Pallo -35
2009 Oulun Luistinseura IFK Helsingfors Oulun Palloseura
2010 IFK Helsingfors Oulun Luistinseura Narukerä
2011 IFK Helsingfors Mikkelin Kampparit Narukerä
2012 Mikkelin Kampparit Narukerä IFK Helsingfors
2013 IFK Helsingfors Narukerä Mikkelin Kampparit
2014 Oulun Luistinseura Jyväskylän Seudun Palloseura Akilles
2015 Mikkelin Kampparit IFK Helsingfors Veiterä
2016 Botnia-69 Akilles Mikkelin Kampparit
2017 Veiterä Akilles Jyväskylän Seudun Palloseura
2018 Veiterä Mikkelin Kampparit Akilles
2019 Jyväskylän Seudun Palloseura Veiterä Mikkelin Kampparit
Notes
  1. No official Finnish bandy championship was arranged in 1942, but an unofficial "war time league" was played. IFK Helsingfors won this.

Women

The first women's championships were only played in 1979. No women's championships were played 1993–2005. [2]

Titles

Men's titles per club

Helsingfors IFK (HIFK) has won the most titles as of 2019. [3]

HIFK Bandy Bandy club in Helsinki, Finland

HIFK Bandy are a bandy club from Helsinki, Finland. HIFK Bandy was founded in 1907 and it is one the oldest bandy clubs in Finland. HIFK are also the most successful bandy club with 17 championship titles. In 1988 they were European Cup runners-up. HIFK Bandy currently plays in Bandyliiga, the premier bandy league in Finland.

Oulun Luistinseura is a Finnish multi-sports club, based in Oulu. The club has football, bandy, bowling and floorball sections.

Sudet Finnish multi-sport club

Sudet is a sports club from Kouvola, Finland, playing bandy and association football. The club was formed in 1912 and was based firstly in Viipuri (Vyborg), then in Helsinki, before finally moving to Kouvola.

Men's and women's titles the same year

Double TitlesClubYears
2 Oulun Luistinseura 1982, 1983
2 IFK Helsingfors 1987, 2011

Final matches for the Finnish Workers' Sports Federation 1924–1955

Finnish champions vs. Finnish Workers champions 1947–1953

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See also

Sources

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References

  1. "The Finnish Bandy Federation, in English". Finnish Bandy Association. Retrieved 12 February 2014.
  2. "Nuorten ja naisten mestarit" (PDF). Finland's Bandy Association . Retrieved 18 March 2014.
  3. Suomen Jääpalloliitto (2011). Jääpallokirja 2012. Suomen Jääpalloliitto. p. 88. ISSN   0784-0411.