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1999 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships

1999 Men's Ice Hockey World Championships
DatesMarch - May 1999
1998
2000

The 1999 Men's Ice Hockey World Championships was the 63rd such event sanctioned by the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF). Teams representing 41 countries participated in several levels of competition. The competition also served as qualifications for group placements in the 2000 competition.

World Championship Group A

The Championship took place between sixteen teams in Norway.

World Championship Group B

Played at Odense and Rodovre, Denmark April 8-17. The top three teams at the end of the tournament advanced to the qualifying round for the 2000 IIHF World Championship. The Germans, after failing to qualify for Group A, lost their final game to Kazakhstan and finished fourth. The twentieth place overall was by far the worst finish in their history.[1]

Final Round 17-24 Place

Team GP W T L GF GA PTS
17  Denmark 7 6 1 0 30 12 13
18  Great Britain 7 5 1 1 24 16 11
19  Kazakhstan 7 5 0 2 25 11 10
20  Germany 7 5 0 2 19 17 10
21  Slovenia 7 2 1 4 14 17 5
22  Estonia 7 2 1 4 17 25 5
23  Poland 7 1 0 6 15 23 2
24  Hungary 7 0 0 7 10 33 0

Denmark, Great Britain, and Kazakhstan all advanced to the qualifiers for the 2000 IIHF World Championship. Hungary was relegated to Group C.

8 AprilSlovenia 1-2 Great Britain
8 AprilKazakhstan 5-2 Poland
8 AprilHungary 2-5 Germany
8 AprilDenmark 4-2 Estonia
9 AprilEstonia 3-2 Hungary
9 AprilGermany 3-1 Poland
9 AprilDenmark 4-1 Slovenia
10 AprilGermany 3-2 Great Britain
10 AprilDenmark 3-1 Kazakhstan
11 AprilEstonia 3-1 Poland
11 AprilSlovenia 5-1 Hungary
12 AprilKazakhstan 5-1 Hungary
12 AprilPoland 1-4 Slovenia
13 AprilDenmark 6-1 Germany
13 AprilGreat Britain 6-2 Estonia
14 AprilGreat Britain 4-3 Poland
14 AprilGermany 4-1 Estonia
15 AprilKazakhstan 4-0 Slovenia
15 AprilDenmark 5-1 Hungary
16 AprilKazakhstan 5-3 Estonia
16 AprilHungary 2-4 Great Britain
16 AprilDenmark 3-1 Poland
16 AprilGermany 2-0 Slovenia
17 AprilSlovenia 3-3 Estonia
17 AprilPoland 6-1 Hungary
17 AprilKazakhstan 5-1 Germany
17 AprilDenmark 5-5 Great Britain

World Championship Group C

Played at Eindhoven and Tilburg, Netherlands April 5-11. While eight teams had qualified for the Group C tournament, the host Dutch government had suspended diplomatic relations with Yugoslavia, due to the Kosovo War, and did not allow the Yugoslavian team to participate in the tournament.[1]

First Round

Group 1

Team GP W T L GF GA PTS
 Netherlands 3 3 0 0 28 01 6
 China 3 2 0 1 10 12 4
 Croatia 3 1 0 2 15 13 2
 Bulgaria 3 0 0 3 02 29 0
5 AprilNetherlands 13-0 Bulgaria
5 AprilChina 5-3 Croatia
6 AprilChina 5-1 Bulgaria
6 AprilNetherlands 7-1 Croatia
8 AprilCroatia 11-1 Bulgaria
8 AprilNetherlands 8-0 China

Group 2

Team GP W T L GF GA PTS
 Romania 2 2 0 0 13 05 4
 Lithuania 2 0 1 1 06 09 1
 South Korea 2 0 1 1 07 12 1
5 AprilRomania 8-3 South Korea
6 AprilLithuania 4-4 South Korea
8 AprilRomania 5-2 Lithuania

Final Round 25-28 Place

Team GP W T L GF GA PTS
25  Netherlands 3 3 0 0 23 02 6
26  Romania 3 2 0 1 16 13 4
27  Lithuania 3 0 1 2 07 15 1
28  China 3 0 1 2 06 22 1

The Netherlands was promoted to Group B.

10 AprilNetherlands 6-1 Lithuania
10 AprilRomania 10-2 China
11 AprilNetherlands 9-1 Romania
11 AprilLithuania 4-4 China

Final Round 29-32 Place

  • Because Yugoslavia was unable to participate for political reasons, the IIHF officially maintained their 30th place from the previous World Championship.[2]
Team GP W T L GF GA PTS
29  Croatia 2 1 1 0 16 06 3
31  South Korea 2 1 1 0 11 10 3
32  Bulgaria 2 0 0 2 06 17 0

No team was relegated, with Yugoslavia resuming their place in 2000 the tournament was played with nine teams.

10 AprilCroatia 5-5 South Korea
11 AprilBulgaria 5-6 South Korea

World Championship Group D

Played at Krugersdorp, South Africa April 14-20

First Round

Group 1

Team GP W T L GF GA PTS
 Spain 2 2 0 0 30 01 4
 New Zealand 2 1 0 1 04 25 2
 Greece 2 0 0 2 01 09 0
14 AprilGreece 0-6 Spain
15 AprilNew Zealand 3-1 Greece
16 AprilSpain 24-1 New Zealand

Group 2

Team GP W T L GF GA PTS
 Australia 2 2 0 0 26 02 4
 South Africa 2 1 0 1 19 07 2
 Turkey 2 0 0 2 02 38 0
14 AprilAustralia 20-1 Turkey
15 AprilTurkey 1-18 South Africa
16 AprilSouth Africa 1-6 Australia

Group 3

Team GP W T L GF GA PTS
 Israel 2 2 0 0 16 02 4
 Belgium 2 1 0 1 16 06 2
 Iceland 2 0 0 2 00 24 0
14 AprilIceland 0-11 Israel
15 AprilBelgium 14-0 Iceland
16 AprilIsrael 6-2 Belgium

Final Round 33-35 Place

Team GP W T L GF GA PTS
33  Spain 2 1 1 0 08 06 3
34  Israel 2 1 1 0 05 03 3
35  Australia 2 0 0 2 03 07 0

Spain was promoted to Group C.

18 AprilAustralia 0-2 Israel
19 AprilIsrael 3-3 Spain
20 AprilSpain 5-3 Australia

Consolation Round 36-38 Place

Team GP W T L GF GA PTS
36  Belgium 2 2 0 0 16 03 4
37  South Africa 2 1 0 1 05 07 2
38  New Zealand 2 0 0 2 03 14 0
18 AprilSouth Africa 1-6 Belgium
19 AprilBelgium 10-2 New Zealand

Consolation Round 39-41 Place

Team GP W T L GF GA PTS
39  Turkey 2 1 0 1 05 04 2
40  Greece 2 1 0 1 09 09 2
41  Iceland 2 1 0 1 09 10 2
18 AprilTurkey 2-3 Iceland
19 AprilIceland 6-8 Greece
20 AprilGreece 1-3 Turkey

Citations

References

  • Complete results
  • Podnieks, Andrew (2010). IIHF Media Guide & Record Book 2011. Moydart Press. pp. 163-4.

See also

See also: World Juniors, Women's Championships


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