1991 IIHF European Women's Championship
Tournament details
Host country Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
Dates March 15 - March 23
Teams 10
Venue(s) Frydek-Mistek, Havirov (in 2 host cities)
Tournament statistics
Matches played 25
Goals scored 239 (9.56 per match)


The 1991 IIHF European Women Championships was held March 15 – March 23, 1989 in Czechoslovakia. Finland skated to their 2nd consecutive tournament with a 2-1 victory of Sweden in the final, after trailing 1-0 at the end of the 2nd Period.

Denmark picked up the bronze medal with a victory over Norway in the 3rd place game. The tournament holds the record for the most teams competing in a single IIHF Women's tournament (10) and most games played at the tournament (25).

Teams & Format[edit | edit source]

Ten teams entered the championship. All of the teams were entered into the final tournament without any qualification. These were:

The teams were divided into two groups of five teams. Each team played each other once within the group. The teams then played a play-off game against the team with the same position in the opposing group, i.e the Group Winners played off for Gold and Silver, 2nd place in each group, for Bronze and 4th place etc.

First Round[edit | edit source]

Group A[edit | edit source]

Standings[edit | edit source]

Rk. Team GP W T L GF GA DIF PTS
1. Flag of Finland.png Finland 4 4 0 0 71 0 +71 8
2. Flag of Norway.png Norway 4 3 0 1 31 14 +17 6
3. Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland 4 2 0 2 24 20 +4 4
4. Flag of France.png France 4 1 0 3 5 53 -48 2
5. Flag of the Netherlands.png Netherlands 4 0 0 4 2 46 -44 0

Results[edit | edit source]

All times local (GMT+4)

March 15, 1991 Norway Flag of Norway.png 14 – 0
( 5 - 0 , 3 - 0 , 6 - 0 )
Flag of the Netherlands.png Netherlands Havirov
March 15, 1991 Switzerland Flag of Switzerland.png 14 – 0
( 1 - 0 , 7 - 0 , 6 - 0 )
Flag of France.png France Havirov
March 17, 1991 Finland Flag of Finland.png 20 – 0
( 9 - 0 , 6 - 0 , 5 - 0 )
Flag of the Netherlands.png Netherlands Havirov
March 17, 1991 Norway Flag of Norway.png 10 – 1
( 2 - 1 , 4 - 0 , 4 - 0 )
Flag of France.png France Havirov
March 18, 1991 Finland Flag of Finland.png 28 – 0
( 10 - 0 , 11 - 0 , 7 - 0 )
Flag of France.png France Havirov
March 18, 1991 Norway Flag of Norway.png 7 – 2
( 2 - 0 , 3 - 1 , 2 - 1 )
Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland Havirov
March 20, 1991 Finland Flag of Finland.png 12 – 0
( 2 - 0 , 5 - 0 , 5 - 0 )
Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland Havirov
March 20, 1991 France Flag of France.png 4 – 1
( 0 - 0 , 2 - 1 , 2 - 0 )
Flag of the Netherlands.png Netherlands Havirov
March 21, 1991 Finland Flag of Finland.png 11 – 0
( 7 - 0 , 2 - 0 , 2 - 0 )
Flag of Norway.png Norway Havirov
March 21, 1991 Switzerland Flag of Switzerland.png 8 – 1
( 1 - 0 , 2 - 1 , 5 - 0 )
Flag of the Netherlands.png Netherlands Havirov

Group B[edit | edit source]

Standings[edit | edit source]

Rk. Team GP W T L GF GA DIF PTS
1. Flag of Sweden.png Sweden 4 4 0 0 53 2 +51 8
2. Flag of Denmark.png Denmark 4 3 0 1 11 14 -3 6
3. Flag of Germany.png Germany 4 2 0 2 18 14 +4 4
4. Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia 4 0 1 3 3 29 -26 1
5. Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom 4 0 1 3 2 28 -26 1

Results[edit | edit source]

All times local (GMT+4)

March 15, 1991 Germany Flag of Germany.png 9 – 1
( 2 - 0 , 5 - 1 , 2 - 0 )
Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia Frydek-Mistek
March 15, 1991 Denmark Flag of Denmark.png 4 – 0
( 2 - 0 , 2 - 0 , 0 - 0 )
Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom
March 18, 1991 Sweden Flag of Sweden.png 15 – 0
( 8 - 0 , 5 - 0 , 2 - 0 )
Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia Frydek-Mistek
March 16, 1991 Germany Flag of Germany.png 6 – 0
( 4 - 0 , 1 - 0 , 1 - 0 )
Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom Frydek-Mistek
March 18, 1991 Sweden Flag of Sweden.png 16 – 0
( 4 - 0 , 4 - 0 , 8 - 0 )
Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom Frydek-Mistek
March 18, 1991 Denmark Flag of Denmark.png 3 – 2
( 2 - 0 , 1 - 2 , 0 - 0 )
Flag of Germany.png Germany Frydek-Mistek
March 19, 1991 Sweden Flag of Sweden.png 12 – 1
( 4 - 1 , 3 - 0 , 5 - 0 )
Flag of Denmark.png Denmark Frydek-Mistek
March 19, 1991 Czechoslovakia Flag of Czechoslovakia.png 2 – 2
( 0 - 2 , 1 - 0 , 1 - 0 )
Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom Frydek-Mistek
March 21, 1991 Sweden Flag of Sweden.png 10 – 1
( 3 - 1 , 2 - 0 , 5 - 0 )
Flag of Germany.png Germany Frydek-Mistek
March 21, 1991 Denmark Flag of Denmark.png 3 – 0
( 2 - 0 , 0 - 0 , 1 - 0 )
Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia Frydek-Mistek

Playoff Round[edit | edit source]

Consolation Round 9-10 Place[edit | edit source]

March 23, 1991 United Kingdom Flag of Great Britain.gif 3 – 0
( 1 - 0 , 1 - 0 , 1 - 0 )
Flag of the Netherlands.png Netherlands Frydek-Mistek

Consolation Round 7-8 Place[edit | edit source]

March 23, 1991 France Flag of France.png 2 – 1
( 0 - 1 , 1 - 0 , 1 - 0 )
Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia Havirov

Consolation Round 5-6 Place[edit | edit source]

March 23, 1991 Switzerland Flag of Switzerland.png 6 – 2
( 2 - 1 , 3 - 0 , 1 - 1 )
Flag of Germany.png Germany Frydek-Mistek

Match for third place[edit | edit source]

March 23, 1991 Denmark Flag of Denmark.png 2 – 1
(0 - 1, 0 - 0, 2 - 0)
Flag of Norway.png Norway Havirov

Final[edit | edit source]

March 23, 1991 Finland Flag of Finland.png 2 – 1
( 0 - 0 , 0 - 1 , 2 - 0 )
Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Frydek-Mistek

Champions[edit | edit source]

 1991 IIHF European Women Championship Winners 

Finland
2nd title

Final standings[edit | edit source]

Rk. Team Notes
Gold medal icon.svg Flag of Finland.png Finland Qualified for 1992 World Championship
Silver medal icon.svg Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Qualified for 1992 World Championship
Bronze medal icon.svg Flag of Denmark.png Denmark Qualified for 1992 World Championship
4. Flag of Norway.png Norway Qualified for 1992 World Championship
5. Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland Qualified for 1992 World Championship
6. Flag of Germany.png Germany
7. Flag of France.png France
8. Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia
9. Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom
10. Flag of the Netherlands.png Netherlands
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