1979 IIHF European U18 Championship

The 1979 IIHF European U18 Championship was the twelfth playing of the IIHF European Junior Championships.

Group AEdit

Played in Tychy and Katowice, Poland from March 31 to April 6, 1979.

First roundEdit

Group 1
Team TCH FIN POL ITA GF/GA Points
1.   Czechoslovakia 5:1 3:0 17:0 25:01 6
2.   Finland 1:5 5:2 28:0 34:07 4
3.   Poland 0:3 2:5 8:0 10:08 2
4.   Italy 0:17 0:28 0:8 00:53 0
Group 2
Team URS SWE SUI FRG GF/GA Points
1.   Soviet Union 3:1 5:1 12:1 20:03 6
2.   Sweden 1:3 6:2 10:1 17:06 4
3.    Switzerland 1:5 2:6 6:5 09:16 2
4.   West Germany 1:12 1:10 5:6 07:28 0

Final roundEdit

Championship round
Team TCH FIN URS SWE GF/GA Points
1.   Czechoslovakia (5:1) 5:4 3:2 13:07 6
2.   Finland (1:5) 3:1 8:0 12:06 4
3.   Soviet Union 4:5 1:3 (3:1) 08:09 2
4.   Sweden 2:3 0:8 (1:3) 03:14 0
Placing round
Team POL SUI FRG ITA GF/GA Points
1.   Poland 5:3 4:1 (8:0) 17:04 6
2.    Switzerland 3:5 (6:5) 9:0 18:10 4
3.   West Germany 1:4 (5:6) 6:0 12:10 2
4.   Italy (0:8) 0:9 0:6 00:23 0

Italy was relegated to Group B for 1980.

Tournament AwardsEdit

Group BEdit

Played in Miercurea Ciuc, Romania from March 4–8, 1979.

First roundEdit

Group 1
Team NOR YUG HUN AUT GF/GA Points
1.   Norway 7:0 4:1 5:1 16:02 6
2.   Yugoslavia 0:7 5:2 6:3 11:12 4
3.   Hungary 1:4 2:5 8:8 11:17 1
4.   Austria 1:5 3:6 8:8 12:19 1
Group 2
Team ROM FRA NED DEN GF/GA Points
1.   Romania 5:1 9:2 12:1 26:04 6
2.   France 1:5 4:1 6:1 11:07 4
3.   Netherlands 2:9 1:4 8:2 11:17 2
4.   Denmark 1:12 1:6 2:8 04:26 0

Placing roundEdit

7th place Austria   7:1
(2:0, 1:0, 4:0)
  Denmark
5th place Netherlands   8:4
(4:0, 3:2, 1:2)
  Hungary
'3rd place Yugoslavia   5:4
(0:2, 4:2, 1:0)
  France
Final Norway   5:3
(2:1, 1:0, 2:2)
  Romania

Norway was promoted to Group A, and Denmark was relegated to Group C, for 1980.

Group CEdit

Played in Sofia, Bulgaria from March 1–6, 1979.

Team BUL ESP GBR GF/GA Points
1.   Bulgaria 12:3
6:2
10:0
5:1
33:06 8
2.   Spain 3:12
2:6
5:4
6:1
16:23 4
3.   Great Britain 0:10
1:5
4:5
1:6
06:26 0

Bulgaria was promoted to Group B for 1980.

ReferencesEdit

  • Complete results
  • Duplacey, James (1998). Total Hockey: The official encyclopedia of the National Hockey League. Total Sports. pp. 530–2. ISBN 0-8362-7114-9.