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The IIHF Women's World Hockey Championship is the premier international tournament in Women's ice hockey. It is governed by the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF).

The official world competition was first held in 1990. With the inception of women's hockey in the Winter Olympics in 1998, the tournament is not held in Olympic years. In 1995 and 1996, in lieu of the world championship, the IIHF Pacific Rim Women's Hockey Championship or Pacific Rim Championships were held.

Contents

Tournaments

Year Host City/Country Final Third Place Match
Champion Score Second Place Third Place Score Fourth Place
1990 Ottawa, Canada Canada
Canada
5-2
United States

Finland
6-3
Sweden
1992 Tampere, Finland Finland
Canada
8-0
United States

Finland
5-4
Sweden
1994 Lake Placid, United States United States
Canada
6-3
United States

Finland
8-1
China
1997 Kitchener, Canada Canada
Canada
4-3
(OT)

United States

Finland
3-0
China
1999 Espoo & Vantaa, Finland Finland
Canada
3-1
United States

Finland
8-2
Sweden
2000 Mississauga, Canada Canada
Canada
3-2
(OT)

United States

Finland
7-1
Sweden
2001 Minneapolis, United States United States
Canada
3-2
United States

Russia
2-1
Finland
2003 Beijing, China People's Republic of China Cancelled due to SARS outbreak in China
2004 Halifax & Dartmouth, Canada Canada
Canada
2-0
United States

Finland
3-2
Sweden
2005 Linköping & Norrköping, Sweden Sweden
United States
1-0
(SO)

Canada

Sweden
5-2
Finland
2007 Winnipeg & Selkirk, Canada Canada
Canada
5-1
United States

Sweden
1-0
Finland
2008 Harbin, China People's Republic of China
United States
4-3
Canada

Finland
4-1
Switzerland
2009 Hämeenlinna, Finland Finland
United States
4-1
Canada

Finland
4-1
Sweden
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Medal Table

Country Gold medal icon.svg Gold Silver medal icon.svg Silver Bronze medal icon.svg Bronze Medals
 Canada 9 3 0 12
 United States 3 9 0 12
 Finland 0 0 9 9
 Sweden 0 0 2 2
 Russia 0 0 1 1

See also

External links/Sources

  • The Women's Hockey Web
  • Müller, Stephan : International Ice Hockey Encyclopedia 1904-2005 / BoD GmbH Norderstedt, 2005 ISBN 3-8334-4189-5

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