World Para Ice Hockey Championships

World Para Ice Hockey Championships
SportPara ice hockey
Founded1996
CountryIPC members
ContinentIPC (International)
Most recent
champion(s)
 United States (4th title)
Most titles Canada
 United States
(4 titles)

The World Para Ice Hockey Championships, known before 30 November 2016 as the IPC Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships, are the world championships for sledge hockey. They are organised by the International Paralympic Committee through its World Para Ice Hockey subcommittee.

The first sanctioned World Para Ice Hockey Championships were held in Nynäshamn, Sweden in 1996.[1]

On 30 November 2016, the IPC, which serves as the international governing body for 10 disability sports, adopted the "World Para" branding across all of those sports. At the same time, it changed the official name of the sport from "sledge hockey" to "Para Ice hockey". The name of the world championships was immediately changed to "World Para Ice Hockey Championships" (WPIHC).[2]

Pool A[edit]

Results[edit]

Year Host Gold medal game Bronze medal game
Gold Score Silver Bronze Score Fourth place
1996 Sweden
Nynäshamn

Sweden
3–2
Norway

Canada
3–1
Estonia
2000 United States
Utah

Canada
2–1
Norway

Sweden
5–1
Japan
2004 Sweden
Örnsköldsvik

Norway
2–1
United States

Sweden
3–0
Canada
2008 United States
Marlborough

Canada
3–2
Norway

United States
3–1
Japan
2009 Czech Republic
Ostrava

United States
1–0
Norway

Canada
2–0
Japan
2012 Norway
Hamar

United States
5–1
South Korea

Canada
2–0
Czech Republic
2013 South Korea
Goyang

Canada
1–0
United States

Russia
3–0
Czech Republic
2015 United States
Buffalo

United States
3–0
Canada

Russia
2–1
OT

Norway
2017 South Korea
Gangneung

Canada
4–1
United States

South Korea
3–1
Norway
2019 Czech Republic
Ostrava

United States
3–2
OT

Canada

South Korea
4–1
Czech Republic

Medal table[edit]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 United States (USA)4318
2 Canada (CAN)4239
3 Norway (NOR)1405
4 Sweden (SWE)1023
5 South Korea (KOR)0123
6 Russia (RUS)0022
Totals (6 nations)10101030

Participating nations[edit]

Team Sweden
1996
United States
2000
Sweden
2004
United States
2008
Czech Republic
2009
Norway
2012
South Korea
2013
United States
2015
South Korea
2017
Czech Republic
2019
Total
 Canada 3rd 1st 4th 1st 3rd 3rd 1st 2nd 1st 2nd 10
 Czech Republic 5th 4th 4th 7th 4th 5
 Estonia 4th 5th 8th 8th 4
 Germany 7th 5th 8th 6th 7th 5
 Great Britain 5th 1
 Italy 6th 6th 6th 5th 5th 5th 6th 7
 Japan 6th 4th 6th 4th 4th 7th 8th 8th 8
 Norway 2nd 2nd 1st 2nd 2nd 5th 6th 4th 4th 5th 10
 Russia 3rd 3rd 2
 South Korea 7th 7th 2nd 7th 3rd 3rd 6
 Sweden 1st 3rd 3rd 8th 6th 7th 6
 United States 5th 6th 2nd 3rd 1st 1st 2nd 1st 2nd 1st 10

Pool B[edit]

Year Host Gold medal game Bronze medal game
Gold Score Silver Bronze Score Fourth place
2008 United States
Marlborough

South Korea
2–0
Czech Republic

Estonia
8–2
Poland
2009 Netherlands
Eindhoven

Estonia
1–0
Sweden

Poland
5–1
Great Britain
2012 Serbia
Novi Sad

Russia
1–0
Sweden

Germany
8–1
Poland
2013 Japan
Nagano

Germany
3–2
Japan

Great Britain
3–2
Estonia
2015 Netherlands
Eindhoven

South Korea
Robin round
Sweden

Slovakia
Robin round
Poland
2016 Japan
Tomakomai

Czech Republic
6–0
Japan

Slovakia
5–1
Great Britain
2019 Germany
Berlin

Russia
Robin round
Slovakia

China
Robin round
Germany

Pool C[edit]

Year Host Gold Silver Bronze
2016 Serbia
Novi Sad

Austria

Finland
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Belgium/Netherlands
2018 Finland
Vierumäki

China

Finland

Australia

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Important Dates, Hockey Canada
  2. ^ "The IPC to rebrand the 10 sports it acts as International Federation for" (Press release). International Paralympic Committee. 30 November 2016. Retrieved 13 December 2016.

External links[edit]