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2008 Bandy World Championship

The 2008 Bandy World Championship for men was played at the Olympic Stadium in Moscow, Russia on 27 January–3 February 2008. Russia became champions.[1]

2008 Bandy World Championship
XXVIIIth Bandy World Championship
2008 Bandy World Championship logo.jpg
Tournament details
Host country Russia
Dates2008
Teams13
Venue(s)(in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg Russia
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg Sweden
Third place Bronze medal blank.svg Finland
Fourth place Kazakhstan
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2009
The Moscow Olympic Stadium was the venue of the competition.

Contents

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Sweden 5 5 0 0 55 14 41 10
  Russia 5 4 0 1 59 14 45 8
  Finland 5 2 1 2 35 22 13 5
  Kazakhstan 5 2 1 2 22 38 −16 5
  Norway 5 1 0 4 18 55 −37 2
  Belarus 5 0 0 5 13 59 −46 0

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  United States 6 6 0 0 65 3 62 12
  Canada 6 5 0 1 33 9 24 10
  Latvia 6 3 1 2 22 28 −6 5
  Estonia 6 1 3 2 14 20 −6 5
  Netherlands 6 2 1 3 16 30 −14 5
  Mongolia 6 1 0 5 10 41 −31 2
  Hungary 6 0 1 5 9 38 −29 1

Final fourEdit

The top four teams from Group A went on to a play-off to decide the world champion.

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
2 February
 
 
  Sweden7
 
3 February
 
  Kazakhstan0
 
  Sweden1
 
2 February
 
  Russia6
 
  Russia9
 
 
  Finland1
 
Third place
 
 
3 February
 
 
  Finland8
 
 
  Kazakhstan 3

Qualification game for next year's Group AEdit

  United States  Belarus 4–6 (1–3)

Belarus kept its place in Group A.

ReferencesEdit