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World Ringette Championships

World Ringette Championships
Statusactive
Genresports event
Date(s)varying
Frequencyevery third year
Location(s)various
Inaugurated1990 (1990)
Organised byIRF

The World Ringette Championships are a competition between ringette-playing nations. Tournament is administrated by the International Ringette Federation (IRF). Ringette was invented in 1963 by Sam Jacks and Mirl "Red" McCarthy and the first world championships were held in 1990. The winning team is awarded with the Sam Jacks Cup championship trophy.[1]

The last international competition, the 2017 World Ringette Championships, was hosted in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. The event was held from Nov. 27 to Dec. 3 at Hershey Centre Arena.[2]

History

The first World Ringette Championships were held in Gloucester, Ontario in 1990. Participating teams included six regional teams from Canada and the national teams of Finland and United States. 1990–1996 and 2000–2004 the Championships were arranged every other year. In 1998 no official World Championships were held but Finland and Canada played several exhibition games across Europe.

Since 2004 the World Championships have been arranged every three years.

World Ringette Championships 1990–2017

Year Location Gold Silver Bronze
1990
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Canada Gloucester Alberta Alberta Ontario Ontario Quebec Quebec
1992
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FinlandHelsinki Canada Canada West Canada Canada East Finland Finland
1994
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United States Saint Paul Finland Finland Canada Canada East Canada Canada West
1996
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Sweden Stockholm Canada Canada Finland Finland United States United States
2000
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Finland Helsinki Finland Finland Canada Canada United States United States
2002
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Canada Edmonton Canada Canada Finland Finland United States United States
2004
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Sweden Stockholm Finland Finland Canada Canada United States United States
2007
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Canada Ottawa Finland Finland Canada Canada Sweden Sweden
2010
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Finland Tampere Finland Finland Canada Canada United States United States
2013
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Canada North Bay Finland Finland Canada Canada United States United States
2016
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Finland Helsinki Finland Finland Canada Canada Sweden Sweden
2017
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Canada Mississauga Finland Finland Canada Canada Sweden Sweden
2019
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Canada Burnaby - - -

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Finland82111
2 Canada2709
3Canada Canada West1012
4Alberta Alberta1001
5Canada Canada East0202
6Ontario Ontario0101
7 United States0066
8 Sweden0033
9 Quebec0011
Totals (9 nations)12121236

See also

References

  1. ^ Sakari Lund; Yle Urheilu (3 January 2014). "Suomi lähellä ringeten MM-kultaa" (in Finnish). Yle. Retrieved 21 January 2014.
  2. ^ [www.cbc.ca]

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