1985 IIHF European U18 Championship

The 1985 IIHF European U18 Championship was the eighteenth playing of the IIHF European Junior Championships.

Group AEdit

Played April 1–7, 1985, in Anglet France. For the first time, a nation other than the USSR, Czechoslovakia, Sweden, and Finland, finished in the top four. Norway defeated Finland three to two, and then hung on to tie the Germans five to five, earning them second in group 1 and an opportunity to play for their first medal. It would take another ten years for another nation to break through the four team monopoly, with the Germans placing 2nd in 1995.

First roundEdit

Group 1
Team URS NOR FIN FRG GF/GA Pkt.
1.   Soviet Union 5:1 6:0 6:1 17:02 6
2.   Norway 1:5 3:2 5:5 09:12 3
3.   Finland 0:6 2:3 4:2 06:11 2
4.   West Germany 1:6 5:5 2:4 08:15 1
Group 2
Team SWE TCH SUI FRA GF/GA Points
1.   Sweden 5:3 7:1 15:0 27:04 6
2.   Czechoslovakia 3:5 8:2 15:3 26:10 4
3.    Switzerland 1:7 2:8 4:2 07:17 2
4.   France 0:15 3:15 2:4 05:34 0

Final roundEdit

Championship round
Team SWE URS TCH NOR GF/GA Points
1.   Sweden 1:1 (5:3) 11:0 17:04 5
2.   Soviet Union 1:1 3:2 (5:1) 09:04 5
3.   Czechoslovakia (3:5) 2:3 8:2 13:10 2
4.   Norway 0:11 (1:5) 2:8 03:24 0
Placing round
Team FIN FRG SUI FRA GF/GA Points
1.   Finland (4:2) 7:7 21:5 32:14 5
2.   West Germany (2:4) 2:1 10:0 14:05 4
3.    Switzerland 7:7 1:2 (4:2) 12:11 3
4.   France 5:21 0:10 (2:4) 07:35 0

France was relegated to Group B for 1986.

Tournament AwardsEdit

Group BEdit

Played March 24–30, 1985, in Sofia Bulgaria

First roundEdit

Group 1
Team ROM NED DEN HUN GF/GA Points
1.   Romania 8:2 3:0 9:1 20:03 6
2.   Netherlands 2:8 7:5 4:3 13:16 4
3.   Denmark 0:3 5:7 9:5 14:15 2
4.   Hungary 1:9 3:4 5:9 09:22 0
Group 2
Team POL BUL AUT YUG GF/GA Points
1.   Poland 4:3 6:3 7:3 17:09 6
2.   Bulgaria 3:4 7:2 5:4 14:10 4
3.   Austria 3:6 2:7 6:1 11:14 2
4.   Yugoslavia 3:7 4:5 1:6 08:18 0

Final roundEdit

Championship round
Team ROM POL BUL NED GF/GA Points
1.   Romania 4:3 5:4 (8:2) 17:09 6
2.   Poland 3:4 (4:3) 7:3 14:10 4
3.   Bulgaria 4:5 (3:4) 4:3 11:12 2
4.   Netherlands (2:8) 3:7 3:4 08:19 0
Placing round
Team DEN AUT YUG HUN GF/GA Points
1.   Denmark 5:4 6:5 (9:5) 20:14 6
2.   Austria 4:5 (6:1) 5:2 15:08 4
3.   Yugoslavia 5:6 (1:6) 3:1 09:13 2
4.   Hungary (5:9) 2:5 1:3 08:17 0

Romania was promoted to Group A and Hungary was relegated to Group C, for 1986.

Group CEdit

Played in Brixen Italy, from March 19–24, 1985.

Team ITA BEL GBR GF/GA Points
1.   Italy 4:0
3:2
8:4
5:8
20:14 6
2.   Belgium 0:4
2:3
5:2
7:3
14:12 4
3.   Great Britain 4:8
8:5
2:5
3:7
17:25 2

Italy was promoted to Group B for 1986.

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.