Women's World Floorball Championship

Last updated
Women's World Floorball Championship
Statusactive
Genresporting event
Date(s)early December
Frequencybiannual
Location(s)various
Inaugurated1997 (1997)
Organised by IFF

The Women's World Floorball Championship is an international floorball competition contested by the senior women's national teams of the members of the International Floorball Federation (IFF), the sport's global governing body. It is distinct from the Floorball World Championships, which is for men's teams. 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. As of June 2016, it had 68 member associations, with 4,728 clubs and 354,640 registered players. It is recognized by the IOC and is an ordinary member of the GAISF.

Contents

Women

Results

YearFinal venueWinnersScoreRunners-upThird placeScoreFourth place
1997
Details
Flag of Finland.svg
Mariehamn
Flag of Sweden.svg
Sweden
4–2Flag of Finland.svg
Finland
Flag of Norway.svg
Norway
4–3( p )Flag of Switzerland.svg
Switzerland
1999
Details
Flag of Sweden.svg
Borlänge
Flag of Finland.svg
Finland
3–1Flag of Switzerland.svg
Switzerland
Flag of Sweden.svg
Sweden
5–1Flag of Norway.svg
Norway
2001
Details
Flag of Latvia.svg
Riga
Flag of Finland.svg
Finland
2–0Flag of Sweden.svg
Sweden
Flag of Norway.svg
Norway
4–3Flag of Switzerland.svg
Switzerland
2003
Details
Flag of Switzerland.svg
Bern
Flag of Sweden.svg
Sweden
8–1Flag of Switzerland.svg
Switzerland
Flag of Finland.svg
Finland
4–2Flag of Norway.svg
Norway
2005
Details
Flag of Singapore.svg
Singapore City
Flag of Switzerland.svg
Switzerland
4–3Flag of Finland.svg
Finland
Flag of Sweden.svg
Sweden
15–1Flag of Norway.svg
Norway
2007
Details
Flag of Denmark.svg
Fredrikshavn
Flag of Sweden.svg
Sweden
7–3Flag of Finland.svg
Finland
Flag of Switzerland.svg
Switzerland
7–1Flag of Latvia.svg
Latvia
2009
Details
Flag of Sweden.svg
Västerås
Flag of Sweden.svg
Sweden
6–2Flag of Switzerland.svg
Switzerland
Flag of Finland.svg
Finland
3–1Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Czech Republic
2011
Details
Flag of Switzerland.svg
St. Gallen
Flag of Sweden.svg
Sweden
4–2Flag of Finland.svg
Finland
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Czech Republic
3–2Flag of Switzerland.svg
Switzerland
2013
Details
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Ostrava
Flag of Sweden.svg
Sweden
5–1Flag of Finland.svg
Finland
Flag of Switzerland.svg
Switzerland
4–3 OTFlag of the Czech Republic.svg
Czech Republic
2015
Details
Flag of Finland.svg
Tampere
Flag of Sweden.svg
Sweden
5–4( p )Flag of Finland.svg
Finland
Flag of Switzerland.svg
Switzerland
5–4Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Czech Republic
2017
Details
Flag of Slovakia.svg
Bratislava
Flag of Sweden.svg
Sweden
6–5( p )Flag of Finland.svg
Finland
Flag of Switzerland.svg
Switzerland
3–2Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Czech Republic
2019
Details
Flag of Switzerland.svg
Neuchatel
2021
Details
Flag of Sweden.svg
Uppsala

Medal table

CountryRankGoldSilverBronzeMedals
1Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 81211
2Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 27211
3Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 1348
4Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 0022
5Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic 0011
Total11111133

Participation details

Team Flag of Finland.svg
1997
Flag of Sweden.svg
1999
Flag of Latvia.svg
2001
Flag of Switzerland.svg
2003
Flag of Singapore.svg
2005
Flag of Denmark.svg
2007
Flag of Sweden.svg
2009
Flag of Switzerland.svg
2011
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
2013
Flag of Finland.svg
2015
Flag of Slovakia.svg
2017
Flag of Switzerland.svg
2019
Total
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 15th12th12th15thQ5
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 9th8th2
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 13th1
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic 6th5th5th7th7th5th4th3rd4th4th4thQ12
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 6th9th8th11th10th9thQ7
Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia 11thQ2
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 2nd1st1st3rd2nd2nd3rd2nd2nd2nd2ndQ12
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 8th6th7th8th11th8th6th10thQ9
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary 14th14th2
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 10th8th16th15th15th14thQ7
Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia 7th7th6th6th5th4th6th7th5th5th6thQ12
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 13th14th2
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 3rd4th3rd4th4th8th7th5th6th9th8thQ12
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland 8th6th7th7th7thQ6
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 5th8th5th6th7th5th10th10th11th9
Flag of Singapore.svg  Singapore 10th16th16thQ4
Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia 12th9th8th5thQ5
Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea 16th1
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 1st3rd2nd1st3rd1st1st1st1st1st1stQ12
Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 4th2nd4th2nd1st3rd2nd4th3rd3rd3rdQ12
Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand 13thQ2
Flag of the United States.svg  United States 9th10th9th13th12thQ6

Women Under-19

Results

YearFinal venueWinnersScoreRunners-upThird placeScoreFourth place
2004
Details
Flag of Finland.svg
Tampere
Flag of Sweden.svg
Sweden
6–5Flag of Finland.svg
Finland
Flag of Switzerland.svg
Switzerland
4–3Flag of Latvia.svg
Latvia
2006
Details
Flag of Germany.svg
Leipzig
Flag of Sweden.svg
Sweden
7–3Flag of Finland.svg
Finland
Flag of Switzerland.svg
Switzerland
4–3Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Czech Republic
2008
Details
Flag of Poland.svg
Zbaszyn
Flag of Switzerland.svg
Switzerland
8–7 SD Flag of Sweden.svg
Sweden
Flag of Finland.svg
Finland
4–3Flag of Poland.svg
Poland
2010
Details
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Olomouc
Flag of Sweden.svg
Sweden
6–4Flag of Finland.svg
Finland
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Czech Republic
7–3Flag of Switzerland.svg
Switzerland
2012
Details
Flag of Slovakia.svg
Nitra
Flag of Finland.svg
Finland
3–1Flag of Switzerland.svg
Switzerland
Flag of Sweden.svg
Sweden
6–3Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Czech Republic
2014
Details
Flag of Poland.svg
Zbaszyn
Flag of Sweden.svg
Sweden
6–4Flag of Finland.svg
Finland
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Czech Republic
5–2Flag of Switzerland.svg
Switzerland
2016
Details
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg
Belleville
Flag of Sweden.svg
Sweden
6–3Flag of Finland.svg
Finland
Flag of Switzerland.svg
Switzerland
3–2Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Czech Republic
2018
Details
Flag of Switzerland.svg
St. Gallen
Flag of Sweden.svg
Sweden
7–2Flag of Finland.svg
Finland
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Czech Republic
3–1Flag of Poland.svg
Poland
2020
Details
Flag of Sweden.svg
Uppsala

Medal table

CountryRankGoldSilverBronzeMedals
1Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 6118
2Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 1618
3Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 1135
4Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic 0033
Total88824

Participation details

Team Flag of Finland.svg
2004
Flag of Germany.svg
2006
Flag of Poland.svg
2008
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
2010
Flag of Slovakia.svg
2012
Flag of Poland.svg
2014
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg
2016
Flag of Switzerland.svg
2018
Total
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic 545343438
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 223212228
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 78874
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary 811784
Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia 4778786
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 66668567
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland 54756647
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 9102
Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia 109565787
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 112131118
Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 331424358

See also

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.

Related Research Articles

The IFF World Ranking is a ranking of the national teams of member countries of the International Floorball Federation.

Canada mens national floorball team

The Canada men's national floorball team is the men's national floorball team of Canada, and a member of the International Floorball Federation (IFF). Canada's men's team is currently ranked 13th in the world at floorball following their result at the 2012 Men's World Floorball Championships. Their 11th-place ranking after the 2010 Men's World Floorball Championships is the highest ranking achieved by a North American men's team in IFF history.

Latvia national floorball team mens national floorball team representing Latvia

The Latvia Men's National Floorball Team is the national floorball team of Latvia, and a member of the International Floorball Federation.

Floorball Canada

Floorball Canada is the highest governing body for the sport of floorball in Canada. Floorball Canada is a self-governed organization which is recognized by the Government of Canada, Sport Canada, and the Canadian Olympic Committee.

Asia Oceania Floorball Confederation

The Asia Oceania Floorball Confederation (AOFC) is a floorball confederation consisting of 15 nations spanning across 2 continents, Asia and Oceania.

The 2010 Men's World Floorball Championships were the eighth men's Floorball World Championships. The tournament was held from 4 December to 11 December 2010 in the cities of Helsinki, and Vantaa, Finland.

United States Floorball Association

The United States Floorball Association (USFbA) is the highest governing body for floorball in the United States of America. The USFbA is a self-governed organization, recognized by both state and federal governments. It is based in Fresno, California.

2009 Mens under-19 World Floorball Championships

The 2009 Men's under-19 World Floorball Championships were the fifth world championships in men's under-19 floorball. The tournament took place over May 6–10, 2009 in Turku, Finland.

The 2009 Men's under-19 World Floorball Championships were the fifth world championships in men's under-19 floorball. The tournament took place between 6 and 10 May 2009 in Raisio and Turku, Finland.

The 2010 Men's Asia Pacific Floorball Championships, also known as the Asian/Oceanian Qualifying tournament for the 2010 Men's World Floorball Championships, are the seventh such championships in men's floorball. It was played from February 3 to February 7, 2010.

The 2012 Men's World Floorball Championships were the ninth men's Floorball World Championships. The tournament took place in Bern and Zurich, Switzerland in December 2012.

The 2014 Men's World Floorball Championships were the 10th World Championships in men's floorball. The tournament took place in Gothenburg, Sweden in December 2014. Home team Sweden defended their title in a close game against Finland. Czech Republic earned the bronze after defeating Switzerland by 4–3.

Australia women's national floorball team is the national team of Australia. At the 1999 Floorball Women's World Championship in Borlänge, Sweden, the team finished second in the B-Division. At the 2001 Floorball Women's World Championship in Riga, Latvia, the team finished sixth in the B-Division. At the 2003 Floorball Women's World Championship in Germany, the team finished eighth in the B-Division. At the 2005 Floorball Women's World Championship in Singapore, the team finished fifth in the B-Division. At the 2007 Floorball Women's World Championship in Frederikshavn, Denmark, the team finished fifth in the B-Division. At the 2009 Floorball Women's World Championship in Västerås, Sweden, the team won B-Division, and finished eleventh. At the 2011 Floorball Women's World Championship in St Gallen, Switzerland, the team finished fifteenth. At the 2013 Floorball Women's World Championship in Brno and Ostrava, Czech Republic, the team finished twelfth.

Philippines mens national floorball team

The Philippines men's national floorball team is the national floorball team of the Philippines and is organized by the Philippine Floorball Association.

Philippines womens national floorball team

The Philippines women's national floorball team is the women's national floorball team of the Philippines and is organized by Philippine Floorball Association.

Floorball was contested at the 1997 World Games as an invitational sport. It will return to the World Games as an official sport in the 2017 edition. Only men's teams were allowed to compete in 1997 and the same will happen in 2017.

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).

2019 Womens World Floorball Championships

The 2019 IFF Women's World Floorball Championships will be the 12th staging of the Women's World Floorball Championship, contested by the senior women's national teams of the members of the International Floorball Federation (IFF), the sport's global governing body. The final tournament willbe held in Neuchâtel, Switzerland from 7 to 15 December 2019. Switzerland will play hosts for this event for the third time.

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