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United States national bandy team

United States national bandy team has been taking part in the Bandy World Championships since 1985, being the first nation to join apart from the four teams which had so far participated in almost all the world championships; the Soviet Union, Sweden, Finland and Norway. However, the American team has yet to make it to the championship medals.

United States
AssociationAmerican Bandy Association
General ManagerUnited States Magnus Sköld
Head coachUnited States Chris Halden
AssistantsSweden Mikael Sandberg
Home stadiumGuidant John Rose Minnesota Oval
Team colors         
First international
Norway Norway 6 – 1 United States United States
Oslo, 5 November 1983
Biggest win
United States United States 20 – 0 Hungary Hungary
Porvoo, 18 March 1991
Biggest defeat
Soviet Union Soviet Union 21 – 1 United States United States
Skövde, 1 February 1987
Norway Norway 21 – 1 United States United States
Helsinki, 21 March 1991
Bandy World Championship
Appearances25 (first in 1985)
Best result5th (1985, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1993, 2018)

America also plays Canada in the annual Can-Am Bandy Cup.

World Championship recordEdit

Tournament Final standing
Norway 1985 Finished in 5th place
Sweden 1987 Finished in 5th place
Soviet Union 1989 Finished in 5th place
Finland 1991 Finished in 5th place (1st in Group B)
Norway 1993 Finished in 5th place (1st in Group B)
USA 1995 Finished in 6th place (2nd in Group B)
Sweden 1997 Finished in 6th place (1st in Group B)
Russia 1999 Finished in 6th place
Finland and Sweden 2001 Finished in 6th place
Russia 2003 Finished in 7th place (2nd in Group B)
Sweden 2004; (B-group in Hungary) Finished in 6th place (1st in Group B, won qualification to Group A in 2005)
Russia 2005 Finished in 6th place in Group A, lost qualification to Group A in 2006
Sweden 2006 Finished in 7th place (1st in Group B, lost qualification to Group A in 2007)
Russia 2007 Finished in 7th place (1st in Group B, lost qualification to Group A in 2008)
Russia 2008 Finished in 7th place (1st in Group B, lost qualification to Group A in 2009)
Sweden 2009 Finished in 7th place (1st in Group B, lost qualification to Group A in 2010)
Russia 2010 Finished in 6th place in Group A, won qualification to Group A in 2011
Russia 2011 Finished in 6th place in Group A, won qualification to Group A in 2012
Kazakhstan 2012 Finished in 6th place in Group A, relegated to Group B in 2013
Sweden 2013 Finished in 7th place (1st in Group B, qualified to Group A in 2014)
Russia 2014 Finished in 6th place out of 8 in Division A
Russia 2015 Finished in 8th place out of 8 in Division A
Russia 2016 Finished in 7th place out of 8 in Division A
Sweden 2017 Finished in 6th place out of 8 in Division A
Russia 2018 Finished in 5th place out of 8 in Division A

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