1961 Bandy World Championship
The 1961 Bandy World Championship was the second Bandy World Championship, after the first having been arranged four years earlier. From now on, the world championships were to be played every other year, so the next tournamet was two years later. The 1961 tournament was contested between four men's bandy playing nations. The championship was played in Norway from 22–26 February 1961. The Soviet Union became champions.
|IInd Bandy World Championship|
|Dates||22 – 26 February 1961|
|Goals scored||33 (5.5 per match)|
Norway, having boycotted the first championship in 1957, made its championship début on home turf but lost all its games and came in last of the four participating nations.
The championship was played as a round-robin tournament.
|22 February||Sweden – Norway||2–1||Herøya|
|22 February||Soviet Union – Finland||3–2||Stabekkbanen, Bærum|
|24 February||Soviet Union – Norway||9–1||Mjøndalen|
|24 February||Sweden – Finland||4–1||Gressbanen, Oslo|
|26 February||Finland – Norway||4–3||Marienlyst, Drammen|
|26 February||Soviet Union – Sweden||2–1||Bislett, Oslo|