2000 IPC Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships

The 2nd IPC Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships was held between March 20, 2000 and March 25, 2000 at the E Center in West Valley City, Utah, United States.The same place where would host the same sport two years later as the first test event for the Paralympic Winter Games in 2002. Participating countries: Canada, Estonia, Japan, Norway, Sweden and United States.

2000 IPC Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships
Tournament details
Host country USA
DatesMarch 20–25, 2000
Teams6
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg Canada
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Final RankingsEdit

Canada beat Norway 2-1 to win the gold medal. The game went into overtime and more than 6,000 fans cheered on as Canada’s Shawn Matheson scored the winning goal. The victory gave Canada, the country that created the sport, its first gold medal in sledge hockey, and avenged a gold-medal loss to Norway at the 1998 Paralympics in Nagano. Sweden grabbed the bronze by beating Japan 5-1, while Estonia squared off with the United States to take 5th place.

Gold: Silver: Bronze: 4th: 5th 6th
  Canada
Bradley Bowden
Billy Bridges
Erik Desjardins
Jean Labonté
Robert Lagace
Serge Lamoureux
Hervé Lord
Warren Martin
Shawn Matheson
Lou Mulvihill
Todd Nicholson
Pierre Pichette
Dany Verner
  Norway
Helge Bjørnstad
Knut Erling Granaas
Eskil Hagen
Atle Haglund
Roger Hansen
Tommy Rovelstad
Erik Sandbraaten
Geir Arne Skogstad
Stig Tore Svee
Morten Syversen
Arne Vik
  Sweden
Dedjo Engmark
Marcus Holm
Rasmus Isaksson
Bengt-Gösta Johansson
Kent Jonsson
Göran Karlsson
Jens Kask
Joakim Larsson
Leif Norgren
Mats Nyman
Leif Wahlstedt
  Japan
Takayuki Endo
Shinobu Fukushima
Tadanobu Go
Naohiko Ishida
Tadashi Kato
Eiji Misawa
Mitsuru Nagase
Kanichi Naito
Taimei Shiba
Satoru Sudo
Toshifumi Takeuchi
Atsuya Yaguchi
  Estonia
Viktor Artemjev
Aleksander Jarlõkov
Kaido Kalm
Arvi Piirioja
Raul Sas
Andrei Sokolov
Jüri Tammleht
Maksim Vedernikov
Leonid Zubov
  United States
Dave Conklin
Sylvester Flis
Manuel Guerra Jr.
Dan Henderson
Joe Howard
Kip St.Germaine C
Josh Wirt

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