The 1979 IIHF European U18 Championship was the twelfth playing of the IIHF European Junior Championships.

Group A[edit | edit source]

Played in Tychy and Katowice Poland from March 31 to April 1, 1979.

First round[edit | edit source]

Group 1
Team TCH FIN POL ITA GF/GA Points
1. Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia 5:1 3:0 17:0 25:01 6
2. Flag of Finland.png Finland 1:5 5:2 28:0 34:07 4
3. Flag of Poland.png Poland 0:3 2:5 8:0 10:08 2
4. Flag of Italy.png Italy 0:17 0:28 0:8 00:53 0
Group 2
Team URS SWE SUI FRG GF/GA Points
1. Flag of the Soviet Union.png Soviet Union 3:1 5:1 12:1 20:03 6
2. Flag of Sweden.png Sweden 1:3 6:2 10:1 17:06 4
3. Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland 1:5 2:6 6:5 09:16 2
4. Flag of Germany.png Federal Republic of Germany 1:12 1:10 5:6 07:28 0

Final round[edit | edit source]

Championship round
Team TCH FIN URS SWE GF/GA Points
1. Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia (5:1) 5:4 3:2 13:07 6
2. Flag of Finland.png Finland (1:5) 3:1 8:0 12:06 4
3. Flag of the Soviet Union.png Soviet Union 4:5 1:3 (3:1) 08:09 2
4. Flag of Sweden.png Sweden 2:3 0:8 (1:3) 03:14 0
Placing round
Team POL SUI FRG ITA GF/GA Points
1. Flag of Poland.png Poland 5:3 4:1 (8:0) 17:04 6
2. Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland 3:5 (6:5) 9:0 18:10 4
3. Flag of Germany.png Federal Republic of Germany 1:4 (5:6) 6:0 12:10 2
4. Flag of Italy.png Italy (0:8) 0:9 0:6 00:23 0

Italy was relegated to Group B for 1980.

Tournament Awards[edit | edit source]

Group B[edit | edit source]

Played in Miercurea Ciuc Romania from March 4-8, 1979.

First round[edit | edit source]

Group 1
Team NOR YUG HUN AUT GF/GA Points
1. Flag of Norway.png Norway 7:0 4:1 5:1 16:02 6
2. Flag of SFR Yugoslavia.png Yugoslavia 0:7 5:2 6:3 11:12 4
3. Flag of Hungary.png Hungary 1:4 2:5 8:8 11:17 1
4. Flag of Austria.png Austria 1:5 3:6 8:8 12:19 1
Group 2
Team ROM FRA NED DEN GF/GA Points
1. Flag of Romania.gif Romania 5:1 9:2 12:1 26:04 6
2. Flag of France.png France 1:5 4:1 6:1 11:07 4
3. Flag of the Netherlands.png Netherlands 2:9 1:4 8:2 11:17 2
4. Flag of Denmark.png Denmark 1:12 1:6 2:8 04:26 0

Placing round[edit | edit source]

7th place Austria Flag of Austria.png 7:1
(2:0, 1:0, 4:0)
Flag of Denmark.png Denmark
5th place Netherlands Flag of the Netherlands.png 8:4
(4:0, 3:2, 1:2)
Flag of Hungary.png Hungary
'3rd place Yugoslavia Flag of SFR Yugoslavia.png 5:4
(0:2, 4:2, 1:0)
Flag of France.png France
Final Norway Flag of Norway.png 5:3
(2:1, 1:0, 2:2)
Flag of Romania.gif Romania

Norway was promoted to Group A, and Denmark was relegated to Group C, for 1980.

Group C[edit | edit source]

Played in Sofia Bulgaria from March 1-6, 1979.

Team BUL ESP GBR GF/GA Points
1. Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria 12:3
6:2
10:0
5:1
33:06 8
2. Flag of Spain.gif Spain 3:12
2:6
5:4
6:1
16:23 4
3. Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom 0:10
1:5
4:5
1:6
06:26 0

Bulgaria was promoted to Group B for 1980.

References[edit | edit source]

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