2012 IIHF InLine Hockey World Championship Division I

2012 IIHF InLine Hockey World Championship Division I

2012 IIHF InLine Hockey World Championship Division I
Tournament details
Host country  Germany
Dates 1–7 June
Teams 8
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)

The 2012 IIHF InLine Hockey World Championship Division I was the 17th IIHF InLine Hockey World Championship, the premier annual international inline hockey tournament. It took place between 1–7 June in Germany.

Qualification

Six teams attempted to qualify for the two remaining sports in the 2012 IIHF InLine Hockey World Championship Division I tournament. The other six nations automatically qualified after results their results from the 2011 World Championship and the 2011 Division I tournaments.[1] Two qualification tournaments were held with a place awarded to the winner of each tournament.[1] The European Qualification tournament was contested between Bulgaria, Macedonia and Turkey, with Bulgaria winning both of their games and earning a qualification spot.[2] The Rest of the World Qualification tournament was contested between Chinese Taipei, New Zealand and South Africa, with New Zealand winning promotion.[3]

European Qualification

The European Qualification tournament was held at the Winter Palace in Sofia, Bulgaria from 2 September 2011 to 4 September 2011.[2] Bulgaria gained promotion to Division I after winning both of their games against Macedonia and Turkey. Turkey finished in second place after they won their other game against the Macedonian team.[2]
Qualified for Division I
Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA DIF PTS
 Bulgaria 2 2 0 0 0 37 6 +31 6
 Turkey 2 1 0 0 1 24 11 +13 3
 Macedonia 2 0 0 0 2 4 48 –48 0

All times are local.

2 September 2011
20:00
Macedonia  2 – 20
(0–7, 0–5, 1–3, 1–5)
 Turkey Winter Palace
3 September 2011
18:00
Bulgaria  28 – 2
(6–1, 9–0, 4–1, 9–0)
 Macedonia Winter Palace
4 September 2011
14:00
Turkey  4 – 9
(0–2, 1–2, 1–2, 2–3)
 Bulgaria Winter Palace

Rest of the World Qualification

The Rest of the World Qualification tournament was held at the New Plymouth Rollersports Arena in New Plymouth, New Zealand from 18 November 2011 to 20 November 2011.[3] New Zealand gained promotion to Division I after winning both of their games against Chinese Taipei and South Africa. Chinese Taipei finished in second place after they won their other game against the South African team.[3]
Qualified for Division I
Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA DIF PTS
 New Zealand 2 2 0 0 0 18 4 +14 6
 Chinese Taipei 2 1 0 0 1 7 16 –9 3
 South Africa 2 0 0 0 2 8 13 –5 0

All times are local.

18 November 2011
19:30
Chinese Taipei  1 – 11
(0–4, 0–3, 1–2, 0–2)
 New Zealand New Plymouth Rollersports Arena
19 November 2011
19:30
South Africa  5 – 6
(1–1, 2–2, 1–1, 1–2)
 Chinese Taipei New Plymouth Rollersports Arena
20 November 2011
16:30
New Zealand  7 – 3
(1–2, 4–1, 1–0, 1–0)
 South Africa New Plymouth Rollersports Arena

Seeding and groups

The seeding in the preliminary round was based on the final standings at the 2011 IIHF InLine Hockey World Championship and 2011 IIHF InLine Hockey World Championship Division I. Division I's groups are named Group C and Group D while the 2012 IIHF InLine Hockey World Championship use Group A and Group B, as both tournaments are held in Ingolstadt, Germany.[1] The teams were grouped accordingly by seeding at the previous year's tournament (in parenthesis is the corresponding seeding):

Preliminary round

Eight participating teams were placed in the following two groups. After playing a round-robin, every team advanced to the Playoff round.

All times are local (UTC+2).

Group C

Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA DIF PTS
 Slovakia 3 3 0 0 0 42 6 +36 9
 Croatia 3 2 0 0 1 23 13 +10 6
 Australia 3 1 0 0 2 17 20 –3 3
 Bulgaria 3 0 0 0 3 3 46 –43 0
1 June 2012
15:00
Australia  4 – 5
(2–3, 1–0, 0–1, 1–1)
 Croatia Saturn Rink 2
Attendance: 93
1 June 2012
17:00
Bulgaria  0 – 21
(0–7, 0–3, 0–9, 0–2)
 Slovakia Saturn Rink 2
Attendance: 108
2 June 2012
13:00
Australia  9 – 1
(0–0, 2–1, 2–0, 5–0)
 Bulgaria Saturn Rink 2
Attendance: 50
2 June 2012
17:00
Slovakia  7 – 2
(2–1, 1–0, 2–0, 2–1)
 Croatia Saturn Rink 2
Attendance: 75
3 June 2012
13:00
Croatia  16 – 2
(5–1, 2–0, 3–0, 6–1)
 Bulgaria Saturn Rink 2
Attendance: 127
3 June 2012
17:00
Slovakia  14 – 4
(5–1, 5–0, 1–3, 3–0)
 Australia Saturn Rink 2
Attendance: 314

Group D

Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA DIF PTS
 Hungary 3 3 0 0 0 22 7 +15 9
 Austria 3 2 0 0 1 27 14 +13 6
 Japan 3 0 1 0 2 12 18 –6 2
 New Zealand 3 0 0 1 2 4 26 –22 1
1 June 2012
15:00
Austria  14 – 2
(3–0, 4–0, 3–1, 4–1)
 Japan Saturn Rink 2
Attendance: 93
1 June 2012
19:00
New Zealand  3 – 7
(1–2, 0–2, 0–0, 2–3)
 Hungary Saturn Rink 2
Attendance: 98
2 June 2012
15:00
Austria  9 – 6
(4–1, 2–0, 2–2, 1–3)
 New Zealand Saturn Rink 2
Attendance: 235
2 June 2012
19:00
Hungary  9 – 0
(3–0, 2–0, 0–0, 4–0)
 Japan Saturn Rink 2
Attendance: 45
3 June 2012
15:00
Japan  2 – 3
(0–1, 1–0, 1–1, 0–0, 0–0, 0–1)
 New Zealand Saturn Rink 2
Attendance: 318
3 June 2012
19:00
Hungary  6 – 4
(0–1, 1–2, 2–0, 3–1)
 Austria Saturn Rink 2
Attendance: 267

Playoff Round

  Quarterfinal                    
  D2   Austria 7  
  C3   Australia 2   Semifinal
      QF1   Hungary 5  
  Quarterfinal   QF2   Austria 2  
  D1   Hungary 12
  C4   Bulgaria 2         Final
              SF1   Hungary 4
  Quarterfinal             SF2   Slovakia 5
  C1   Slovakia 14      
  D3   Japan 0   Semifinal   Bronze medal game
      QF3   Slovakia 5   SF1   Austria 7
  Quarterfinal   QF4   Croatia 3     SF2   Croatia 6
  C2   Croatia 5
  D4   New Zealand 0  

Quarterfinals

All times are local (UTC+2).

5 June 2012
13:00
 Croatia 5 – 0
(2–0, 1–0, 1–0, 1–0)
 New Zealand Saturn Rink 2
Attendance: 128
5 June 2012
15:00
 Austria 7 – 2
(2–1, 1–0, 1–1, 3–0)
 Australia Saturn Rink 2
Attendance: 193
5 June 2012
17:00
 Slovakia 14 – 0
(0–0, 5–0, 5–0, 4–0)
 Japan Saturn Rink 2
Attendance: 208
5 June 2012
19:00
 Hungary 12 – 2
(1–0, 3–1, 5–0, 3–1)
 Bulgaria Saturn Rink 2
Attendance: 231

Placement round

6 June 2012
13:00
2nd best loser 13:00 3rd best loser Nebenhalle, Ingolstadt
6 June 2012
15:00
best loser 15:00 4th best loser Nebenhalle, Ingolstadt


Semifinals

6 June 2012
17:00
2nd best winner 17:00 3rd best winner Nebenhalle, Ingolstadt
6 June 2012
19:00
best winner 19:00 4th best winner Nebenhalle, Ingolstadt


Relegation round

7 June 2012
08:00
LR1 08:00 LR2 Saturn Arena, Ingolstadt


Bronze medal game

7 June 2012
12:00
LSF1 12:00 LSF2 Saturn Arena, Ingolstadt


Gold medal game

7 June 2012
14:00
LSF1 14:00 LSF2 Saturn Arena, Ingolstadt


See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d "IIHF Inline Hockey World Championship". International Ice Hockey Federation. Archived from the original on 2013-10-17. Retrieved 2013-10-17. 
  2. ^ a b c "2011-2012 IIHF European InLine Hockey Qualification Tournament". International Ice Hockey Federation. Archived from the original on 2013-10-16. Retrieved 2013-10-16. 
  3. ^ a b c "2011-2012 IIHF Rest of the World InLine Hockey Qualification Tournament". International Ice Hockey Federation. Archived from the original on 2013-10-17. Retrieved 2013-10-17. 
  4. ^ a b c d "Tournament Progress". International Ice Hockey Federation. Archived from the original on 2013-10-21. Retrieved 2013-10-21. 
  5. ^ "2011 IIHF Inline Hockey World Championships". International Ice Hockey Federation. Archived from the original on 2013-10-21. Retrieved 2013-10-21. 

External links

  • Official website
  • IIHF.com