Men's World Floorball Championship

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Men's World Floorball Championship
Statusactive
Genresporting event
Date(s)early December
Frequencybiannual
Location(s)various
Inaugurated1996 (1996)
Organised by IFF

The Men's World Floorball Championship is an international floorball competition contested by the senior men's national teams of the members of the International Floorball Federation (IFF), the sport's global governing body. It is distinct from the Women's Floorball World Championships, which is for women's teams. They were preceded by the European Championships which were held twice in 1994 and 1995. Originally played in May-June, the IFF decided in 2007 to move the tournament to early-December starting in 2008. [1]

Floorball ballgame-team sport

Floorball is a type of floor hockey with five players and a goalkeeper in each team. Men and women play indoors with 96–115.5 cm-long (37.8–45.5 in) sticks and a 22–23 cm-circumference (8.7–9.1 in) plastic ball with holes. Matches are played in three twenty-minute periods. Floorball was included in the World Games for the first time in 2017 in Wroclaw, Poland. Sweden were the first World Games gold medal winners.

International Floorball Federation international floorball governing body

The International Floorball Federation (IFF) is the worldwide governing body for the sport of floorball. It was founded on 12 April 1986 in Huskvarna, Sweden, by the national floorball associations of Finland, Sweden and Switzerland. At the end of 2018, it had 70 member associations, with 4,929 clubs and 361,666 registered players. It is recognized by the IOC and is an ordinary member of the GAISF.

The Floorball European Championships were floorball European Championships organized by the International Floorball Federation (IFF). They were held twice in 1994 and 1995 for men and once for women (1995).

Contents

Men

Results

YearFinal venueWinnersScoreRunners-upThird placeScoreFourth place
1996
Details
Flag of Sweden.svg
Stockholm
Flag of Sweden.svg
Sweden
5–0Flag of Finland.svg
Finland
Flag of Norway.svg
Norway
6–2Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Czech Republic
1998
Details
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Prague
Flag of Sweden.svg
Sweden
10–3Flag of Switzerland.svg
Switzerland
Flag of Finland.svg
Finland
4–1Flag of Denmark.svg
Denmark
2000
Details
Flag of Norway.svg
Oslo
Flag of Sweden.svg
Sweden
5–3Flag of Finland.svg
Finland
Flag of Switzerland.svg
Switzerland
4–2Flag of Denmark.svg
Denmark
2002
Details
Flag of Finland.svg
Helsinki
Flag of Sweden.svg
Sweden
6–4Flag of Finland.svg
Finland
Flag of Switzerland.svg
Switzerland
4–3 SD Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Czech Republic
2004
Details
Flag of Switzerland.svg
Zürich
Flag of Sweden.svg
Sweden
6–4Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Czech Republic
Flag of Finland.svg
Finland
8–7( p )Flag of Switzerland.svg
Switzerland
2006
Details
Flag of Sweden.svg
Stockholm
Flag of Sweden.svg
Sweden
7–6 SD Flag of Finland.svg
Finland
Flag of Switzerland.svg
Switzerland
9–4Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Czech Republic
2008
Details
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Prague
Flag of Finland.svg
Finland
7–6 SD Flag of Sweden.svg
Sweden
Flag of Switzerland.svg
Switzerland
5–4 SD Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Czech Republic
2010
Details
Flag of Finland.svg
Helsinki
Flag of Finland.svg
Finland
6–2Flag of Sweden.svg
Sweden
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Czech Republic
9–3Flag of Switzerland.svg
Switzerland
2012
Details
Flag of Switzerland.svg
Zürich
Flag of Sweden.svg
Sweden
11–5Flag of Finland.svg
Finland
Flag of Switzerland.svg
Switzerland
8–0Flag of Germany.svg
Germany
2014
Details
Flag of Sweden.svg
Gothenburg
Flag of Sweden.svg
Sweden
3–2Flag of Finland.svg
Finland
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Czech Republic
4–3Flag of Switzerland.svg
Switzerland
2016
Details
Flag of Latvia.svg
Rīga
Flag of Finland.svg
Finland
4–3( p )Flag of Sweden.svg
Sweden
Flag of Switzerland.svg
Switzerland
8–5Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Czech Republic
2018
Details
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Prague
Flag of Finland.svg
Finland
6–3Flag of Sweden.svg
Sweden
Flag of Switzerland.svg
Switzerland
4–2Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Czech Republic
2020
Details
Flag of Finland.svg
Helsinki

Medal table

RankCountryGoldSilverBronzeMedals
1Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 84012
2Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 46212
3Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 0178
4Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic 0123
5Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 0011
Total12121236

Participation details

Team Flag of Sweden.svg
1996
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
1998
Flag of Norway.svg
2000
Flag of Finland.svg
2002
Flag of Switzerland.svg
2004
Flag of Sweden.svg
2006
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
2008
Flag of Finland.svg
2010
Flag of Switzerland.svg
2012
Flag of Sweden.svg
2014
Flag of Latvia.svg
2016
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
2018
Years
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia -------14th-14th15th12th4
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria ----10th-------1
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada -------11th13th12th12th11th4
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic 4th6th6th4th2nd4th4th3rd7th3rd4th4th12
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 7th4th4th6th9th6th9th13th-7th5th8th11
Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia 11th-----8th7th9th8th8th10th7
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 2nd3rd2nd2nd3rd2nd1st1st2nd2nd1st1st12
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 8th8th-8th8th10th-10th4th9th7th6th10
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary 10th-------14th---2
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy -----8th10th12th----3
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan -------15th15th15th-15th4
Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia 9th-7th7th6th5th5th5th6th5th10th5th11
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 3rd5th5th5th5th7th6th6th5th6th6th7th12
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland -------9th11th-13th13th4
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 6th7th8th-7th9th7th8th10th13th--9
Flag of Singapore.svg  Singapore 12th------16th16th-16th16th5
Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia --------8th10th9th9th4
Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea ---------16th--1
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 1st1st1st1st1st1st2nd2nd1st1st2nd2nd12
Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 5th2nd3rd3rd4th3rd3rd4th3rd4th3rd3rd12
Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand ----------14th14th2
Flag of the United States.svg  United States --------12th11th11th-3


Men Under-19

Results

YearFinal venueWinnersScoreRunners-upThird placeScoreFourth place
2001
Details
Flag of Germany.svg
Weissenfels
Flag of Sweden.svg
Sweden
4–2Flag of Switzerland.svg
Switzerland
Flag of Finland.svg
Finland
7–1Flag of Latvia.svg
Latvia
2003
Details
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Prague
Flag of Finland.svg
Finland
6–2Flag of Sweden.svg
Sweden
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Czech Republic
5–2Flag of Switzerland.svg
Switzerland
2005
Details
Flag of Latvia.svg
Cēsis
Flag of Sweden.svg
Sweden
6–2Flag of Finland.svg
Finland
Flag of Switzerland.svg
Switzerland
8–3Flag of Latvia.svg
Latvia
2007
Details
Flag of Switzerland.svg
Kirchberg, Haut-Rhin
Flag of Sweden.svg
Sweden
9–3Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Czech Republic
Flag of Finland.svg
Finland
3–2Flag of Switzerland.svg
Switzerland
2009
Details
Flag of Finland.svg
Turku
Flag of Sweden.svg
Sweden
8–3Flag of Finland.svg
Finland
Flag of Switzerland.svg
Switzerland
7–1Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Czech Republic
2011
Details
Flag of Germany.svg
Weissenfels
Flag of Finland.svg
Finland
4–3Flag of Sweden.svg
Sweden
Flag of Switzerland.svg
Switzerland
6–4Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Czech Republic
2013
Details
Flag of Germany.svg
Hamburg
Flag of Sweden.svg
Sweden
6–2Flag of Switzerland.svg
Switzerland
Flag of Finland.svg
Finland
8–5Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Czech Republic
2015
Details
Flag of Sweden.svg
Helsingborg
Flag of Finland.svg
Finland
13–3Flag of Switzerland.svg
Switzerland
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Czech Republic
7–6Flag of Sweden.svg
Sweden
2017
Details
Flag of Sweden.svg
Växjö
Flag of Finland.svg
Finland
7–4Flag of Sweden.svg
Sweden
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Czech Republic
8–5Flag of Switzerland.svg
Switzerland
2019
Details
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg
Halifax
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Czech Republic
8–2Flag of Sweden.svg
Sweden
Flag of Finland.svg
Finland
4–2Flag of Switzerland.svg
Switzerland
2021
Details
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Prague

Medal table

RankCountryGoldSilverBronzeMedals
1Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 5409
2Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 42410
3Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic 1135
4Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 0336
Total10101030

Participation details

Team Flag of Germany.svg
2001
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
2003
Flag of Latvia.svg
2005
Flag of Switzerland.svg
2007
Flag of Finland.svg
2009
Flag of Germany.svg
2011
Flag of Germany.svg
2013
Flag of Sweden.svg
2015
Flag of Sweden.svg
2017
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg
2019
Total
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic 535244433110
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 878-8-8-677
Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia 10----8----2
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 312321311310
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 11---------1
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary 12---------1
Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia 464555675510
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 75666758-89
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland 9-78---68-5
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 68--------2
Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia ---77675767
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 121112142210
Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 243433224410

See also

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