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The 1961 Bandy World Championship 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.[1]

1961 Bandy World Championship
IInd Bandy World Championship
Tournament details
Host country Norway
Dates22 – 26 February 1961
Teams4
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg Soviet Union
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg Sweden
Third place Bronze medal blank.svg Finland
Fourth place Norway
Tournament statistics
Matches played6
Goals scored33 (5.5 per match)
1957
1963

This was the second world championship in bandy. 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.

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ParticipantsEdit

GamesEdit

The championship was played as a round-robin tournament.

Date Teams Result Venue
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

Results tableEdit

Rank Country Pts W T L Bp Bc Diff
1   Soviet Union 6 3 0 0 14 4 +10
2   Sweden 4 2 0 1 7 4 +3
3   Finland 2 1 0 2 7 10 −3
4   Norway 0 0 0 3 5 15 −10

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