1985 Bandy World Championship

1985 Bandy World Championship
XIVth Bandy World Championship
Tournament details
Host country Norway
Dates3 – 10 February 1985
Teams8
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg Soviet Union
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg Sweden
Third place Bronze medal blank.svg Finland
Fourth place Norway
Tournament statistics
Matches played12
1983
1987
The main arena, Valle Hovin

The 1985 Bandy World Championship was the 14th Bandy World Championship and was contested between as many as five men's bandy playing nations, more than ever before, as the United States entered the championship for the first time. The championship was played in Norway from 3 February-10 February 1985. The Soviet Union became champions.[1]

Participants[edit]

Premier tour[edit]

  • 3 February
USA – Norway 1–5
Soviet Union – Finland 5–1
  • 4 February
Soviet Union – Sweden 1–1
Norway – Finland 4–4
  • 5 February
USA – Sweden 1–12
  • 6 February
Soviet Union – Norway 3–1
  • 7 February
Finland – USA 6–1
Norway – Sweden 0–12
  • 8 February
Finland – Sweden 3–3
Soviet Union – USA 8–0
Rank Country Pts W T L Bp Bc Diff
1  Soviet Union 7 3 1 0 17 3 +14
2  Sweden 6 2 2 0 28 5 +23
3  Finland 4 1 2 1 14 13 +1
4  Norway 3 1 1 2 10 20 −10
5  United States 0 0 0 4 3 31 −28

Match for 3rd place[edit]

  • 10 February
Finland – Norway 6–2

Final[edit]

  • 10 February
Sweden – Soviet Union 3–3, 4–5 aet

References[edit]