1986 IIHF European U18 Championship

The 1986 IIHF European U18 Championship' was the nineteenth playing of the IIHF European Junior Championships.

Group AEdit

Played from April 3–9, in Düsseldorf, Ratingen, and Krefeld, West Germany. On the final day of the tournament, the Soviets played to a four all draw with the Swedes, leaving them in fourth place, out of the medals. In the twenty-four years that the Soviets played at the European Juniors (1968 to 1991), this is one and only time they finished out of the medals.[1]

First roundEdit

Group 1
Team FIN SWE NOR ROM GF/GA Points
1.   Finland 6:0 13:4 18:1 37:05 6
2.   Sweden 0:6 3:3 23:1 26:10 3
3.   Norway 4:13 3:3 8:5 15:21 3
4.   Romania 1:18 1:23 5:8 07:49 0
Group 2
Team TCH URS FRG SUI GF/GA Points
1.   Czechoslovakia 3:3 9:0 9:3 21:06 5
2.   Soviet Union 3:3 10:1 5:2 18:06 5
3.   West Germany 0:9 1:10 9:2 10:21 2
4.   Switzerland 3:9 2:5 2:9 07:23 0

Final roundEdit

Championship round
Team FIN SWE TCH URS GF/GA Points
1.   Finland (6:0) 4:4 10:5 20:09 5
2.   Sweden (0:6) 4:3 4:4 08:13 3
3.   Czechoslovakia 4:4 3:4 (3:3) 10:11 2
4.   Soviet Union 5:10 4:4 (3:3) 12:17 2
Placing round
Team FRG SUI NOR ROM GF/GA Points
1.   West Germany (9:2) 3:2 6:3 18:07 6
2.   Switzerland (2:9) 4:2 7:2 13:13 4
3.   Norway 2:3 2:4 (8:5) 12:12 2
4.   Romania 3:6 2:7 (5:8) 10:21 0

Romania was relegated to Group B for 1987.

Tournament AwardsEdit

Group BEdit

Played from March 16 to 22, 1986, in Aoste Italy.

First roundEdit

Group 1
Team DEN FRA NED ITA GF/Ga Points
1.   Denmark 6:2 6:2 5:3 17:07 6
2.   France 2:6 0:4 10:0 12:10 2
3.   Netherlands 2:6 4:0 3:6 09:12 2
4.   Italy 3:5 0:10 6:3 09:18 2
Group 2
Team POL BUL YUG AUT GF/GA Points
1.   Poland 8:2 9:1 8:1 25:04 6
2.   Bulgaria 2:8 9:5 4:2 15:15 4
3.   Yugoslavia 1:9 5:9 8:3 14:21 2
4.   Austria 1:8 2:4 3:8 06:20 0

Final roundEdit

Championship round
Team POL DEN FRA BUL GF/GA Points
1.   Poland 15:3 12:2 (8:2) 35:07 6
2.   Denmark 3:15 (6:2) 7:5 16:22 4
3.   France 2:12 (2:6) 4:3 08:21 2
4.   Bulgaria (2:8) 5:7 3:4 10:19 0
Placing round
Team ITA YUG AUT NED GF/GA Points
1.   Italy 5:0 2:2 (6:3) 13:05 5
2.   Yugoslavia 0:5 (8:3) 8:5 16:13 4
3.   Austria 2:2 (3:8) 5:3 10:13 3
4.   Netherlands (3:6) 5:8 3:5 11:19 0

Poland was promoted to Group A and the Netherlands were relegated to Group C, for 1987.

Group CEdit

Played December 28 to January 2, in Barcelona Spain.

Team GBR HUN ESP GF/GA Points
1.   Great Britain 3:4
3:1
5:3
6:3
17:11 6
2.   Hungary 4:3
1:3
1:4
3:2
09:12 4
3.   Spain 3:5
3:6
4:1
2:3
12:15 2

Great Britain was promoted to Group B for 1987.

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.