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1999 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships

1999 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships
Dates March – May 1999
1998
2000

The 1999 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships was the 64th such event hosted by the International Ice Hockey Federation.

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 April Slovenia  1-2
 Great Britain
8 April Kazakhstan  5-2
 Poland
8 April Hungary  2-5
 Germany
8 April Denmark  4-2
 Estonia
9 April Estonia  3-2
 Hungary
9 April Germany  3-1
 Poland
9 April Denmark  4-1
 Slovenia
9 April Great Britain  1-0
 Kazakhstan
10 April Germany  3-2
 Great Britain
10 April Denmark  3-1
 Kazakhstan
11 April Estonia  3-1
 Poland
11 April Slovenia  5-1
 Hungary
12 April Kazakhstan  5-1
 Hungary
12 April Poland  1-4
 Slovenia
13 April Denmark  6-1
 Germany
13 April Great Britain  6-2
 Estonia
14 April Great Britain  4-3
 Poland
14 April Germany  4-1
 Estonia
15 April Kazakhstan  4-0
 Slovenia
15 April Denmark  5-1
 Hungary
16 April Kazakhstan  5-3
 Estonia
16 April Hungary  2-4
 Great Britain
16 April Denmark  3-1
 Poland
16 April Germany  2-0
 Slovenia
17 April Slovenia  3-3
 Estonia
17 April Poland  6-1
 Hungary
17 April Kazakhstan  5-1
 Germany
17 April Denmark  5-5
 Great Britain

World Championship Group C

Played at Eindhoven and Tilburg, Netherlands April 5–11. Yugoslavia was supposed to participate in this tournament, but was prevented by the host Dutch government.[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 April Netherlands  13-0
 Bulgaria
5 April China  5-3
 Croatia
6 April China  5-1
 Bulgaria
6 April Netherlands  7-1
 Croatia
8 April Croatia  11-1
 Bulgaria
8 April Netherlands  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 April Romania  8-3
 South Korea
6 April Lithuania  4-4
 South Korea
8 April Romania  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 April Netherlands  6-1
 Lithuania
10 April Romania  10-2
 China
11 April Netherlands  9-1
 Romania
11 April Lithuania  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 April Croatia  5-5
 South Korea
11 April Bulgaria  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 April Greece  0-6
 Spain
15 April New Zealand  3-1
 Greece
16 April Spain  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 April Australia  20-1
 Turkey
15 April Turkey  1-18
 South Africa
16 April South 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 April Iceland  0-11
 Israel
15 April Belgium  14-0
 Iceland
16 April Israel  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 April Australia  0-2
 Israel
19 April Israel  3-3
 Spain
20 April Spain  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 April South Africa  1-6
 Belgium
19 April Belgium  10-2
 New Zealand
20 April New Zealand  1-4
 South Africa

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 April Turkey  2-3
 Iceland
19 April Iceland  6-8
 Greece
20 April Greece  1-3
 Turkey

Citations

  1. ^ a b Tournament summary at Passionhockey.com
  2. ^ Chart showing Yugoslavia's rank after 1999

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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