2024 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships

The 2024 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships (2024 WJHC) will be the 48th edition of the Ice Hockey World Junior Championship. It will begin on December 26, 2023 and will end with the gold medal game being played on January 5, 2024. This marks the seventh time that Sweden will host the WJIHC, and the first time in Gothenburg.

2024 IIHF World Junior Championship
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Tournament details
Host country Sweden
DatesDecember 26, 2023 – January 5, 2024
Teams10
Venue(s)Scandinavium and Frölundaborg (in 1 host city)
2023
2025

BackgroundEdit

On March 14, 2019, it was announced that Gothenburg would be the host city for 2022.[1] However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, previous World Junior Championships were relocated and it was announced that Edmonton and Red Deer would host the 2022 tournament, and that Gothenburg would be shifted from 2022 to 2024.[2]

VenuesEdit

Gothenburg
Scandinavium
Capacity: 12,044
Frölundaborg
Capacity: 7,600
   

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "World Juniors in Gothenburg". IIHF. March 14, 2019. Retrieved November 14, 2019.
  2. ^ "World Juniors will be hosted in an Edmonton bubble: TSN". Edmonton. September 17, 2020. Retrieved September 17, 2020.