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1969 Bandy World Championship

The 1969 Bandy World Championship was contested between three men's bandy playing nations. The championship was played in Sweden from 8–16 February 1969. Originally the tournament was to be arranged in Norway, but the Norwegians declined to participate and arrange the championship so Sweden had to take over.

1969 Bandy World Championship
VIth Bandy World Championship
Tournament details
Host country Sweden
Dates8 – 16 February 1969
Teams3
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg Soviet Union
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg Sweden
Third place Bronze medal blank.svg Finland
Tournament statistics
Matches played6
Goals scored40 (6.67 per match)
1967
1971

The Soviet Union became champions.[1]

ParticipantsEdit

Premier tourEdit

  • 8 February
Sweden-Finland 5–1
  • 9 February
Soviet Union – Finland 10–1
  • 11 February
Soviet Union – Sweden 4–2
  • 13 February
Finland – Sweden 6–1
  • 15 February
Soviet Union – Finland 5–2
  • 16 February
Soviet Union – Sweden 2–1
Rank Country Pts W T L Bp Bc Diff
1   Soviet Union 8 4 0 0 21 6 +15
2   Sweden 2 1 0 3 9 13 −4
3   Finland 2 1 0 3 10 21 −11

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