The 2003 Women's World Ice Hockey Championships was set to be held in Beijing, China from March 4 to 9th, 2003. However, it was cancelled due to the SARS crisis. Only the main event was cancelled, as the lower divisions still had their tournaments.

Top Division[edit | edit source]

2004 IIHF Women's World Ranking

Team GP W T L GF GA WR
Flag of Canada.png Canada 0 0 0 0 00 00 3000
Flag of the United States.png United States of America 0 0 0 0 00 00 2900
Flag of Finland.png Finland 0 0 0 0 00 00 2775
Flag of Sweden.png Sweden 0 0 0 0 00 00 2725
Flag of Russia.png Russia 0 0 0 0 00 00 2680
Flag of Germany.png Germany 0 0 0 0 00 00 2605
Flag of China.gif China 0 0 0 0 00 00 2565
Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland 0 0 0 0 00 00 2435

Division I[edit | edit source]

The Division I tournament was held in Ventspils, Latvia from March 9 to 15.

Team GP W T L GF GA PTS
Flag of Japan.gif Japan 5 5 0 0 23 6 10
Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan 5 3 1 1 20 7 7
Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic 5 3 0 2 15 22 6
Flag of France.png France 5 2 1 2 9 9 5
Flag of Latvia.png Latvia 5 1 0 4 7 16 2
Flag of North Korea.gif North Korea 5 0 0 5 10 24 0

Japan was promoted to the 2004 Women's World Ice Hockey Championships.

09 March 2003
North Korea Flag of North Korea.gif 2-6 Flag of Japan.gif Japan
09 March 2003
Latvia Flag of Latvia.png 1-6 Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan
09 March 2003
France Flag of France.png 1-4 Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic
10 March 2003
Kazakhstan Flag of Kazakhstan.png 4-1 Flag of North Korea.gif North Korea
10 March 2003
Japan Flag of Japan.gif 2-1 Flag of France.png France
10 March 2003
Latvia Flag of Latvia.png 1-2 Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic
12 March 2003
Kazakhstan Flag of Kazakhstan.png 3-3 Flag of France.png France
12 March 2003
Japan Flag of Japan.gif 8-3 Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic
12 March 2003
Latvia Flag of Latvia.png 5-2 Flag of North Korea.gif North Korea
13 March 2003
Czech Republic Flag of the Czech Republic.png 0-7 Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan
13 March 2003
North Korea Flag of North Korea.gif 0-3 Flag of France.png France
13 March 2003
Latvia Flag of Latvia.png 0-5 Flag of Japan.gif Japan
15 March 2003
Czech Republic Flag of the Czech Republic.png 6-5 Flag of North Korea.gif North Korea
15 March 2003
Latvia Flag of Latvia.png 0-1 Flag of France.png France
15 March 2003
Kazakhstan Flag of Kazakhstan.png 0-2 Flag of Japan.gif Japan

Qualification Tournament (D2/D3)[edit | edit source]

Group A (Romania)[edit | edit source]

Team Games Won Drawn Lost Points difference Points
1 Flag of the Netherlands.png Netherlands 4 4 0 0 27 - 04 8
2 Flag of Italy.png Italy 4 3 0 1 33 - 04 6
3 Flag of Belgium.gif Belgium 4 2 0 2 12 - 16 4
4 Flag of South Africa.gif South Africa 4 1 0 3 12 - 20 2
5 Flag of Romania.svg Romania 4 0 0 4 02 - 42 0

Netherlands and Italy qualified in 2003 World Championship Division II

05 March 2001
South Africa Flag of South Africa.gif 3-4 Flag of Belgium.gif Belgium
05 March 2001
Romania Flag of Romania.svg 1-14 Flag of the Netherlands.png Netherlands
06 March 2001
Italy Flag of Italy.png 9-1 Flag of South Africa.gif South Africa
06 March 2001
Romania Flag of Romania.svg 0-7 Flag of Belgium.gif Belgium
08 March 2001
Romania Flag of Romania.svg 0-15 Flag of Italy.png Italy
08 March 2001
Belgium Flag of Belgium.gif 0-5 Flag of the Netherlands.png Netherlands
09 March 2001
Netherlands Flag of the Netherlands.png 2-1 Flag of Italy.png Italy
09 March 2001
Romania Flag of Romania.svg 1-6 Flag of South Africa.gif South Africa
11 March 2001
Netherlands Flag of the Netherlands.png 6-2 Flag of South Africa.gif South Africa
11 March 2001
Italy Flag of Italy.png 8-1 Flag of Belgium.gif Belgium

Group B (Slovenia)[edit | edit source]

Team Games Won Drawn Lost Points difference Points
1 Flag of Slovakia.png Slovakia 4 4 0 0 48 - 02 8
2 Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom 4 3 0 1 29 - 06 6
3 Flag of Australia.jpg Australia 4 2 0 2 13 - 15 4
4 Flag of Hungary.png Hungary 4 1 0 3 07 - 28 2
5 Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia 4 0 0 4 03 - 50 0

Slovakia and Great Britain qualified in 2003 World Championship Division II

20 March 2001
Hungary Flag of Hungary.png 0-12 Flag of Slovakia.png Slovakia
20 March 2001
Slovenia Flag of Slovenia.png 0-12 Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom
21 March 2001
Slovenia Flag of Slovenia.png 2-7 Flag of Australia.jpg Australia
21 March 2001
United Kingdom Flag of Great Britain.gif 12-0 Flag of Hungary.png Hungary
22 March 2001
Slovakia Flag of Slovakia.png 9-1 Flag of Australia.jpg Australia
23 March 2001
Slovenia Flag of Slovenia.png 0-23 Flag of Slovakia.png Slovakia
24 March 2001
United Kingdom Flag of Great Britain.gif 4-2 Flag of Australia.jpg Australia
24 March 2001
Slovenia Flag of Slovenia.png 1-7 Flag of Hungary.png Hungary
25 March 2001
Australia Flag of Australia.jpg 3-0 Flag of Hungary.png Hungary
25 March 2001
Slovakia Flag of Slovakia.png 4-1 Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom

Division II[edit | edit source]

Division II tournament was held in Lecco, Italy from March 31 to April 6.

Team GP W T L GF GA PTS
Flag of Norway.png Norway 5 4 1 0 24 9 9
Flag of Denmark.png Denmark 5 3 1 1 16 13 7
Flag of Slovakia.png Slovakia 5 2 2 1 23 7 6
Flag of Italy.png Italy 5 2 0 3 13 21 4
Flag of the Netherlands.png Netherlands 5 1 1 3 8 18 3
Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom 5 0 1 4 12 28 1

Norway is promoted to the 2004 Division I tournament.

31 March 2003
United Kingdom Flag of Great Britain.gif 1-8 Flag of Slovakia.png Slovakia
31 March 2003
Denmark Flag of Denmark.png 4-1 Flag of the Netherlands.png Netherlands
31 March 2003
Italy Flag of Italy.png 2-4 Flag of Norway.png Norway
01 April 2003
Slovakia Flag of Slovakia.png 1-2 Flag of Denmark.png Denmark
01 April 2003
Netherlands Flag of the Netherlands.png 0-3 Flag of Italy.png Italy
01 April 2003
Norway Flag of Norway.png 8-3 Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom
03 April 2003
United Kingdom Flag of Great Britain.gif 4-4 Flag of Denmark.png Denmark
03 April 2003
Netherlands Flag of the Netherlands.png 1-7 Flag of Norway.png Norway
03 April 2003
Slovakia Flag of Slovakia.png 10-0 Flag of Italy.png Italy
04 April 2003
Norway Flag of Norway.png 2-2 Flag of Slovakia.png Slovakia
04 April 2003
Denmark Flag of Denmark.png 5-4 Flag of Italy.png Italy
04 April 2003
Netherlands Flag of the Netherlands.png 4-2 Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom
06 April 2003
Slovakia Flag of Slovakia.png 2-2 Flag of the Netherlands.png Netherlands
06 April 2003
Norway Flag of Norway.png 3-1 Flag of Denmark.png Denmark
06 April 2003
Italy Flag of Italy.png 4-2 Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom

Division III[edit | edit source]

The Division III tournament was held in Maribor, Slovenia from March 25 to 31.

Team GP W T L GF GA PTS
Flag of Australia.jpg Australia 5 4 1 0 34 7 9
Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia 5 3 2 0 20 8 8
Flag of Belgium.gif Belgium 5 2 1 2 10 12 5
Flag of Hungary.png Hungary 5 1 1 3 5 14 3
Flag of South Africa.gif South Africa 5 1 1 3 7 23 3
Flag of Romania.svg Romania 5 1 0 4 11 23 2

Australia is promoted to the 2004 Division II tournament.

25 March 2003
Hungary Flag of Hungary.png 0-2 Flag of Belgium.gif Belgium
25 March 2003
Romania Flag of Romania.svg 6-1 Flag of South Africa.gif South Africa
25 March 2003
Slovenia Flag of Slovenia.png 4-4 Flag of Australia.jpg Australia
26 March 2003
Australia Flag of Australia.jpg 7-0 Flag of Hungary.png Hungary
26 March 2003
Belgium Flag of Belgium.gif 3-1 Flag of Romania.svg Romania
26 March 2003
Slovenia Flag of Slovenia.png 6-1 Flag of South Africa.gif South Africa
28 March 2003
Belgium Flag of Belgium.gif 1-3 Flag of South Africa.gif South Africa
28 March 2003
Australia Flag of Australia.jpg 9-1 Flag of Romania.svg Romania
28 March 2003
Slovenia Flag of Slovenia.png 1-0 Flag of Hungary.png Hungary
29 March 2003
South Africa Flag of South Africa.gif 0-8 Flag of Australia.jpg Australia
29 March 2003
Hungary Flag of Hungary.png 3-2 Flag of Romania.svg Romania
29 March 2003
Slovenia Flag of Slovenia.png 2-2 Flag of Belgium.gif Belgium
31 March 2003
South Africa Flag of South Africa.gif 2-2 Flag of Hungary.png Hungary
31 March 2003
Australia Flag of Australia.jpg 6-2 Flag of Belgium.gif Belgium
31 March 2003
Slovenia Flag of Slovenia.png 7-1 Flag of Romania.svg Romania

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