The 1986 IIHF European U18 Championship was the nineteenth playing of the IIHF European Junior Championships.

Group A[edit | edit source]

Played from April 3-9, in Düsseldorf, Ratingen, and Krefeld, West Germany. On the final day of the tournament, the Soviets played to a four all draw with the Swedes, leaving them in fourth place, out of the medals. In the twenty-four years that the Soviets played at the European Juniors (1968 to 1991), this is one and only time they finished out of the medals.[1]

First round[edit | edit source]

Group 1
Team FIN SWE NOR ROM GF/GA Points
1.  Finland 6:0 13:4 18:1 37:05 6
2.  Sweden 0:6 3:3 23:1 28:10 3
3.  Norway 4:13 3:3 8:5 15:21 3
4.  Romania 1:18 1:23 5:8 07:49 0
Group 2
Team TCH URS FRG SUI GF/GA Points
1.  Czechoslovakia 3:3 9:0 9:3 21:06 5
2.  Soviet Union 3:3 10:1 5:2 18:06 5
3.  Federal Republic of Germany 0:9 1:10 9:2 10:21 2
4.  Switzerland 3:9 2:5 2:9 07:23 0

Final round[edit | edit source]

Championship round
Team FIN SWE TCH URS GF/GA Points
1.  Finland (6:0) 4:4 10:5 20:09 5
2.  Sweden (0:6) 4:3 4:4 08:13 3
3.  Czechoslovakia 4:4 3:4 (3:3) 10:11 2
4.  Soviet Union 5:10 4:4 (3:3) 12:17 2
Placing round
Team FRG SUI NOR ROM GF/GA Points
1.  Federal Republic of Germany (9:2) 3:2 6:3 18:07 6
2.  Switzerland (2:9) 4:2 7:2 13:13 4
3.  Norway 2:3 2:4 (8:5) 12:12 2
4.  Romania 3:6 2:7 (5:8) 10:21 0

Romania was relegated to Group B for 1987.

Tournament Awards[edit | edit source]

Group B[edit | edit source]

Played from March 16 to 22, 1986, in Aosta, Italy.

First round[edit | edit source]

Group 1
Team DEN FRA NED ITA GF/Ga Points
1.  Denmark 6:2 6:2 5:3 17:07 6
2.  France 2:6 0:4 10:0 12:10 2
3.  Netherlands 2:6 4:0 3:6 09:12 2
4.  Italy 3:5 0:10 6:3 09:18 2
Group 2
Team POL BUL YUG AUT GF/GA Points
1.  Poland 8:2 9:1 8:1 25:04 6
2.  Bulgaria 2:8 9:5 4:2 15:15 4
3.  Yugoslavia 1:9 5:9 8:3 14:21 2
4.  Austria 1:8 2:4 3:8 06:20 0

Final round[edit | edit source]

Championship round
Team POL DEN FRA BUL GF/GA Points
1.  Poland 15:3 12:2 (8:2) 35:07 6
2.  Denmark 3:15 (6:2) 7:5 16:22 4
3.  France 2:12 (2:6) 4:3 08:21 2
4.  Bulgaria (2:8) 5:7 3:4 10:19 0
Placing round
Team ITA YUG AUT NED GF/GA Points
1.  Italy 5:0 2:2 (6:3) 13:05 5
2.  Yugoslavia 0:5 (8:3) 8:5 16:13 4
3.  Austria 2:2 (3:8) 5:3 10:13 3
4.  Netherlands (3:6) 5:8 3:5 11:19 0

Poland was promoted to Group A and the Netherlands were relegated to Group C, for 1987.

Group C[edit | edit source]

Played December 28 to January 2, in Barcelona Spain.

Team GBR HUN ESP GF/GA Points
1.  United Kingdom 3:4
3:1
5:3
6:3
17:11 6
2.  Hungary 4:3
1:3
1:4
3:2
09:12 4
3.  Spain 3:5
3:6
4:1
2:3
12:15 2

Great Britain was promoted to Group B for 1987.

References[edit | edit source]

  • Complete results
  • Duplacey, James (1998). Total Hockey: The official encyclopedia of the National Hockey League. Total Sports, 530–2. ISBN 0-8362-7114-9. 
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