Women's Bandy World Championship

Last updated
Bandy World Championship for women
Most recent season or competition:
2018 Women's Bandy World Championship
Sport Bandy
Inaugural season 2004
No. of teams Differing
Countries World
Most recent
champion(s)
  Sweden (8th title)
Most titles  Sweden (8 titles)
Official website worldbandy.com
A bandy international between Finland and Norway in the 2004 Women's World Championships in Lappeenranta

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

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Although bandy has been played since the 19th century and was played by both men and women from the start, the first men's world championship were only played in 1957, and the first women ones were only in 2004.

Participating nations

Sweden, Russia, Finland, Norway and USA have participated in every tournament, Canada in most of them, Hungary in two and China debuted in 2016. [1] The record number of participants were 7, in 2007, 2008 and 2016. Regarding the ongoing tournament in 2018, the organisers had thought out measures with the goal to attract 12 participating countries, [2] but in the end the calendar shows 8 teams, with debuts for Estonia and Switzerland. [3]

Participation details

Team 2004 2006 2007 2008 2010 2012 2014 2016 2018
  Canada 6th4th5th4th4th5th4th
  China 7th6th
  Estonia 7th
  Finland 3rd4th5th3rd5th3rd3rd6th4th
  Hungary 7th7th
  Norway 4th3rd3rd4th3rd6th4th3rd3rd
  Russia 2nd2nd2nd2nd2nd2nd1st2nd2nd
  Sweden 1st1st1st1st1st1st2nd1st1st
   Switzerland 8th
  United States 5th5th6th6th6th5th6th5th5th

Top results year by year

YearFinal VenueGold medalResultSilver medalBronze medalResultFourth place
2004 [4]
Details
Finland
Lappeenranta
Sweden
Sweden
7–0 Russia
Russia
Finland
Finland
8–1 Norway
Norway
2006 [5]
Details
United States
Roseville
Sweden
Sweden
3–1 Russia
Russia
Norway
Norway
2–1 Finland
Finland
2007 [6]
Details
Hungary
Budapest
Sweden
Sweden
3–2 Russia
Russia
Norway
Norway
4–3 (ps) Canada
Canada
2008 [7]
Details
Sweden
Borlänge
Sweden
Sweden
5–2 Russia
Russia
Finland
Finland
5–3 Norway
Norway
2010 [8]
Details
Norway
Drammen
Sweden
Sweden
3–2 Russia
Russia
Norway
Norway
3–2 Canada
Canada
2012 [9]
Details
Russia
Irkutsk
Sweden
Sweden
5–3 Russia
Russia
Finland
Finland
4–1 Canada
Canada
2014
Details
Finland
Lappeenranta
Russia
Russia
3–1 Sweden
Sweden
Finland
Finland
3–2 Norway
Norway
2016
Details
United States
Roseville
Sweden
Sweden
1–0 Russia
Russia
Norway
Norway
3–2 Canada
Canada
2018
Details
China
Chengde
Sweden
Sweden
1–0 Russia
Russia
Norway
Norway
5–2 Finland
Finland

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Sweden 8109
2  Russia 1809
3  Norway 0055
4  Finland 0044
Totals (4 nations)99927


References

  1. Bandyvesti
  2. "bandysidan.nu - World Championships Women". bandysidan.nu. Retrieved 28 June 2015.
  3. "bandysidan.nu - World Championships Women". bandysidan.nu. Retrieved 28 June 2015.
  4. "bandysidan.nu - World Championships Women". bandysidan.nu. Retrieved 28 June 2015.
  5. "bandysidan.nu - World Championships Women". bandysidan.nu. Retrieved 28 June 2015.
  6. "bandysidan.nu - World Championships Women". bandysidan.nu. Retrieved 28 June 2015.
  7. "bandysidan.nu - World Championships Women". bandysidan.nu. Retrieved 28 June 2015.