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The Rink Hockey (Hardball Hockey, Roller Hockey) World Championship is a competition also referred to as the World Championship - A between the best male national teams in the World. It happens every two years and it is organized by FIRS.

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A Class Championship and B Class Championship

Rink Hockey has 2 World Championships: an A Championship and a B championship. The Group A contains the 16 best world teams, as the Group B contains 16 nations of inferior level. Each Championship happens every two years in alterned years; for example A Championship was in 2009, so B Championship will be in 2010. The first three-placed nations on the B championship are granted an entry to next year's A championship and the 3 worst-placed teams on the A are relegated to the B championship.

Winners

Championship A

European and World Championship
Year Host city Winner Runner-up 3rd place 4th place
1936 Germany Stuttgart  England  Italy  Portugal  Switzerland
1939 Switzerland Montreux  England  Italy  Portugal  Belgium
1947 Portugal Lisbon  Portugal  Belgium  Spain  Italy
1948 Switzerland Montreux  Portugal  England  Italy  Spain
1949 Portugal Lisbon  Portugal  Spain  Italy  Belgium
1950 Italy Milan  Portugal  Italy  Switzerland  Spain
1951 Spain Barcelona  Spain  Portugal  Italy  Belgium
1952 Portugal Porto  Portugal  Italy  Spain  Belgium
1953 Switzerland Geneva  Italy  Portugal  Spain  Switzerland
1954 Spain Barcelona  Spain  Portugal  Italy  Belgium
1955 Italy Milan  Spain  Italy  Portugal  Switzerland
1956 Portugal Porto  Portugal  Spain  Italy  West Germany
World Championship
Year Host city Winner Runner-up 3rd place 4th place
1958 Portugal Porto  Portugal  Spain  Italy  Netherlands
1960 Spain Madrid  Portugal  Spain  Argentina  Italy
1962 Chile Santiago  Portugal  Italy  Spain  Switzerland
1964 Spain Barcelona  Spain  Portugal  Italy  Argentina
1966 Brazil São Paulo  Spain  Portugal  Argentina  Italy
1968 Portugal Porto  Portugal  Spain  Argentina  Italy
1970 Argentina San Juan  Spain  Portugal  Italy  Argentina
1972 Spain A Coruña  Spain  Portugal  Argentina  West Germany
1974 Portugal Lisbon  Portugal  Spain  Argentina  West Germany
1976 Spain Oviedo  Spain  Argentina  Portugal  West Germany
1978 Argentina San Juan  Argentina  Spain  Portugal  West Germany
1980 Chile Talcahuano  Spain  Argentina  Portugal  Chile
1982 Portugal Barcelos  Portugal  Spain  Argentina  Chile
1984 Italy Novara  Argentina  Spain  Portugal  Italy
1986 Brazil Sertãozinho  Italy  Spain  Portugal  Argentina
1988 Spain A Coruña  Italy  Spain  Portugal  Argentina
1990 Argentina San Juan  Spain  Portugal  Italy  Chile
1991 Portugal Porto  Portugal  Netherlands  Argentina  Brazil
1993 Italy Lodi and Bassano  Portugal  Italy  Argentina  Spain
1995 Brazil Recife  Argentina  Portugal  Spain  Brazil
1997 Germany Wuppertal  Italy  Argentina  Spain  Portugal
1999 Spain Reus  Argentina  Spain  Portugal  Italy
2001 Argentina San Juan  Spain  Argentina  Italy  Portugal
2003 Portugal Oliveira de Azeméis  Portugal  Italy  Spain  Argentina
2005 United States San Jose  Spain  Argentina  Portugal  Italy
2007 Switzerland Montreux  Spain  Switzerland  Argentina  Italy
2009 Spain Vigo  Spain  Argentina  Portugal  Brazil
2011 Mozambique Maputo

Medal table

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Portugal 15 9 12 36
2  Spain 14 12 7 33
3  Italy 4 8 10 22
4  Argentina 4 6 9 19
5  England 2 1 0 3
6  Switzerland 0 1 1 1
7  Belgium 0 1 0 1
7  Netherlands 0 1 0 1

Championship B

Year Host City Winner Runner-up 3rd place 4th place
1984 FranceParis FranceFrance BelgiumBelgium EnglandEngland AngolaAngola
1986 MexicoMexico City GermanyGermany NetherlandsNetherlands MozambiqueMozambique AustraliaAustralia
1988 ColombiaColombia ColombiaColombia SwitzerlandSwitzerland ChileChile AustraliaAustralia
1990 MacauMacau BrazilBrazil SwitzerlandSwitzerland AustraliaAustralia EnglandEngland
1992 AndorraAndorra AndorraAndorra FranceFrance MozambiqueMozambique AngolaAngola
1994 ChileChile FranceFrance AngolaAngola ChileChile ColombiaColombia
1996 MexicoMexico City United StatesUnited States NetherlandsNetherlands ColombiaColombia AndorraAndorra
1998 MacauMacau ChileChile EnglandEngland MozambiqueMozambique AndorraAndorra
2000 EnglandChatham EnglandEngland NetherlandsNetherlands CanadaCanada UruguayUruguay
2002 UruguayMontevideo AndorraAndorra ColombiaColombia EnglandEngland UruguayUruguay
2004 MacauMacau CataloniaCatalonia[1] EnglandEngland AndorraAndorra MacauMacau
2006 UruguayMontevideo MozambiqueMozambique NetherlandsNetherlands ColombiaColombia MacauMacau
2008 South AfricaVanderbijlpark United StatesUnited States NetherlandsNetherlands ColombiaColombia South AfricaSouth Africa
2010 AustriaDornbirn

Medal table

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  France 2 1 0 3
2  Andorra 2 0 1 3
3  United States 2 0 0 2
4  England 1 2 2 5
5  Colombia 1 1 3 5
6  Mozambique 1 0 3 4
7  Chile 1 0 2 3
8  Germany 1 0 0 1
8  Brazil 1 0 0 1
8 Catalonia Catalonia 1 0 0 1
11  Netherlands 0 5 0 5
12  Switzerland 0 2 0 2
13  Belgium 0 1 0 1
13  Angola 0 1 0 1
15  Australia 0 0 1 1
15  Canada 0 0 1 1

Records

Biggest margin of victory

1980
 Switzerland 56 – 0  India

References

  1. ^ Catalonia, due to the opposition of the federation of Spain, wasn't allowed to participate in the 2005 World Championship A in San Jose, USA.

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