1993 IIHF European Women Championships

The 1993 IIHF European Women Championships were held between 22–27 March 1993. In a break with the previous format, the IIHF split the teams into two separate divisions, A and B, and introduced a promotion and relegation system between them.

1993 IIHF European Women's Championship
Pool A
Tournament details
Host country Denmark
Dates24–27 March
Teams6
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg Finland (3rd title)
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg Sweden
Third place Bronze medal blank.svg Norway
Fourth place Germany
Tournament statistics
Matches played9
Goals scored89 (9.89 per match)
Scoring leader(s)Finland Hanna Teerijoki
(13 points)
1991
1995

The top six teams from the 1991 tournament qualified for the Pool A tournament in Esbjerg, Denmark, while the remaining nations played in Ukraine, as Ukraine entering their first tournament.

Teams & FormatEdit

The six teams, qualified from being the top six teams from the 1991 tournament were:

The teams were divided into two groups of three teams. Each team played each other once within the group. The teams then played a playoff game against the team with the same position in the opposing group, i.e. the Group Winners played off for Gold, 2nd place, for Bronze etc.

First roundEdit

Group 1Edit

StandingsEdit

Rk. Team GP W T L GF GA DIF PTS
1.   Finland 2 2 0 0 25 4 +21 4
2.   Norway 2 1 0 1 8 10 -2 2
3.    Switzerland 2 0 0 2 3 22 -19 0

ResultsEdit

March 24, 1993Norway  5 – 2
( 1 - 2 , 2 - 0 , 2 - 0 )
   SwitzerlandEsbjerg
March 25, 1993Finland  17 – 1
( 10 - 0 , 1 - 0 , 6 - 1 )
   SwitzerlandEsbjerg
March 26, 1993Finland  8 – 3
( 2 - 1 , 4 - 0 , 2 - 2 )
  NorwayEsbjerg

Group 2Edit

StandingsEdit

Rk. Team GP W T L GF GA DIF PTS
1.   Sweden 2 2 0 0 16 3 +13 4
2.   Germany 2 1 0 1 9 14 -5 2
3.   Denmark 2 0 0 2 4 12 -8 0

ResultsEdit

March 24, 1993Germany  6 – 4
( 2 - 3 , 0 - 1 , 4 - 0 )
  DenmarkEsbjerg
March 25, 1993Sweden  10 – 3
( 3 - 0 , 2 - 2 , 5 - 1 )
  GermanyEsbjerg
March 26, 1993Sweden  6 – 0
( 3 - 0 , 1 - 0 , 2 - 0 )
  DenmarkEsbjerg

PlayoffsEdit

Consolation Round 5-6 PlaceEdit

March 27, 1993Switzerland   4 – 1
( 0 - 0 , 3 - 1 , 1 - 0 )
  DenmarkEsbjerg

Match for third placeEdit

March 27, 1993Norway  6 – 3
(1 - 1, 3 - 1, 2 - 1)
  GermanyEsbjerg

FinalEdit

March 27, 1993Finland  8 – 2
( 3 - 2 , 3 - 0 , 2 - 0 )
  SwedenEsbjerg

ChampionsEdit

 1993 IIHF European Women Championship Winners 
 
Finland
3rd title

European Championship Group BEdit

1993 IIHF European Women's Championship
Pool B
Tournament details
Host country  Ukraine
Dates22–27 March
Teams5
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions    Latvia (1st title)
Tournament statistics
Matches played10
Goals scored36 (3.6 per match)

Teams & FormatEdit

The five teams that playing the first Pool B were:

The teams were placed in one group containing all the teams playing in a single round robin format, with the final placings determining the final standing without any final games.

Final roundEdit

StandingsEdit

Rk. Team GP W T L GF GA DIF PTS
1.   Latvia 4 3 0 1 10 5 +5 6
2.   Czech Republic 4 2 1 1 8 6 +2 5
3.   France 4 2 0 2 13 9 +4 4
4.   Great Britain 4 1 1 2 4 11 -7 3
5.   Ukraine 4 1 0 3 1 5 -4 2

ResultsEdit

March 22, 1993Latvia  4 – 3
( 2 - 0 , 1 - 1 , 1 - 2 )
  FranceKyiv
March 22, 1993Czech Republic  3 – 0
( 1 - 0 , 1 - 0 , 1 - 0 )
  UkraineKyiv
March 23, 1993Latvia  3 – 1
( 1 - 0 , 0 - 0 , 2 - 1 )
  Czech RepublicKyiv
March 23, 1993Great Britain  1 – 0
( 1 - 0 , 0 - 0 , 0 - 0 )
  UkraineKyiv
March 24, 1993France  7 – 2
( 3 - 1 , 3 - 0 , 1 - 1 )
  Great BritainKyiv
March 25, 1993Ukraine  1 – 0
( 0 - 0 , 1 - 0 , 0 - 0 )
  LatviaKyiv
March 26, 1993Latvia  3 – 0
( 1 - 0 , 2 - 0 , 0 - 0 )
  Great BritainKyiv
March 26, 1993Czech Republic  3 – 2
( 1 - 1 , 2 - 0 , 0 - 1 )
  FranceKyiv
March 27, 1993Czech Republic  1 – 1
( 1 - 1 , 0 - 0 , 0 - 0 )
  Great BritainKyiv
March 27, 1993France  1 – 0
( 1 - 0 , 0 - 0 , 0 - 0 )
  UkraineKyiv

Final standingsEdit

Rk. Team Notes
    Finland Qualified for 1994 World Championship
    Sweden Qualified for 1994 World Championship
    Norway Qualified for 1994 World Championship
4.   Germany Qualified for 1994 World Championship
5.    Switzerland Qualified for 1994 World Championship
6.   Denmark Relegated to Pool B for 1995 European Championship
7.   Latvia Promoted to Pool A for 1995 European Championship
8.   Czech Republic
9.   France
10.   Great Britain
11.   Ukraine

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See alsoEdit