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2004 IIHF World U18 Championship Division III
Tournament details
Host nation Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria
Dates 6 – 14 March 2004
Teams 7
Champions Flag of Mexico.gif Mexico ( titles)
Tournament statistics
Games played 21

The 2004 IIHF World U18 Championship Division III was an international under-18 ice hockey tournament run by the International Ice Hockey Federation. The Division III tournament made up the fourth level of competition at the 2004 IIHF World U18 Championships and took place between 6 and 14 March 2004 in Sofia, Bulgaria. The tournament was won by Mexico who upon winning gained promotion, along with South Africa who finished in second place, to Division II of the 2005 IIHF World U18 Championships.

OverviewEdit

The 2004 IIHF World U18 Championship Division III began on 6 March 2004 in Sofia, Bulgaria.[1] Bosnia and Herzegovina, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand and Turkey returned to compete in the Division III competition after missing promotion at the previous years World Championships.[2][3] Bulgaria and South Africa entered the Division III competition after being relegated from the Division II tournaments of the 2003 World U18 Championships.[4][5] Mexico finished first after winning all six of their games and gained promotion to Division II of the 2005 IIHF World U18 Championships.[1] South Africa who finished in second place also gained promotion to Division II and New Zealand finished in third place missing out on promotion only by goal difference.[1] Turkey and Bosnia and Herzegovina finished in sixth and seventh place and were relegated to the 2005 IIHF World U18 Championship Division III Qualification tournament.[1] Eduardo Glennie of Mexico finished as the tournaments top scorer after recording 20 points including 13 goals and seven assists.[6]

StandingsEdit

Promoted to Division II for 2005
Relegated to Division III Qualification for 2005
Rk Team GP W T L GF GA GDF PTS
1 Flag of Mexico.gif Mexico 6 6 0 0 41 4 +37 12
2 Flag of South Africa.gif South Africa 6 4 1 1 40 11 +29 9
3 Flag of New Zealand.gif New Zealand 6 4 1 1 28 6 +22 9
4 Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria 6 3 0 3 22 22 0 6
5 Flag of Israel.gif Israel 6 2 0 4 15 28 −13 4
6 Flag of Turkey.gif Turkey 6 1 0 5 12 40 −28 2
7 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.png Bosnia and Herzegovina 6 0 0 6 7 54 −47 0

FixturesEdit

All times local.

6 March 2004
12:00
Bulgaria Flag of Bulgaria.png 1–4
(0–0, 0–2, 1–2)
Flag of New Zealand.gif New Zealand Winter Sports Palace
6 March 2004
15:00
Mexico Flag of Mexico.gif 10–0
(2–0, 5–0, 3–0)
Flag of Israel.gif Israel Winter Sports Palace
6 March 2004
18:00
Turkey Flag of Turkey.gif 7–3
(4–0, 2–1, 1–2)
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.png Bosnia and Herzegovina Winter Sports Palace
7 March 2004
12:00
New Zealand Flag of New Zealand.gif 2–2
(0–1, 1–0, 1–1)
Flag of South Africa.gif South Africa Winter Sports Palace
7 March 2004
15:00
Israel Flag of Israel.gif 1–7
(0–2, 1–3, 0–2)
Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria Winter Sports Palace
7 March 2004
18:00
Bosnia and Herzegovina Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.png 1–10
(0–1, 0–2, 1–7)
Flag of Mexico.gif Mexico Winter Sports Palace
8 March 2004
12:00
South Africa Flag of South Africa.gif 6–4
(5–1, 0–1, 1–2)
Flag of Israel.gif Israel Winter Sports Palace
8 March 2004
15:00
Turkey Flag of Turkey.gif 0–8
(0–1, 0–3, 0–4)
Flag of New Zealand.gif New Zealand Winter Sports Palace
8 March 2004
18:00
Bulgaria Flag of Bulgaria.png 7–2
(5–1, 1–1, 1–0)
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.png Bosnia and Herzegovina Winter Sports Palace
10 March 2004
12:00
New Zealand Flag of New Zealand.gif 0–2
(0–1, 0–1, 0–0)
Flag of Mexico.gif Mexico Winter Sports Palace
10 March 2004
15:00
Israel Flag of Israel.gif 4–1
(2–0, 2–1, 0–0)
Flag of Turkey.gif Turkey Winter Sports Palace
10 March 2004
18:00
Bosnia and Herzegovina Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.png 0–14
(0–4, 0–2, 0–8)
Flag of South Africa.gif South Africa Winter Sports Palace
11 March 2004
12:00
Israel Flag of Israel.gif 1–3
(0–0, 1–1, 0–2)
Flag of New Zealand.gif New Zealand Winter Sports Palace
11 March 2004
15:00
South Africa Flag of South Africa.gif 10–1
(2–0, 5–0, 3–1)
Flag of Turkey.gif Turkey Winter Sports Palace
11 March 2004
18:00
Bulgaria Flag of Bulgaria.png 1–6
(0–4, 0–1, 1–1)
Flag of Mexico.gif Mexico Winter Sports Palace
13 March 2004
12:00
New Zealand Flag of New Zealand.gif 11–0
(5–0, 1–0, 5–0)
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.png Bosnia and Herzegovina Winter Sports Palace
13 March 2004
15:00
Turkey Flag of Turkey.gif 3–6
(0–3, 1–1, 2–2)
Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria Winter Sports Palace
13 March 2004
18:00
Mexico Flag of Mexico.gif 4–2
(0–1, 2–0, 2–1)
Flag of South Africa.gif South Africa Winter Sports Palace
14 March 2004
11:00
Bosnia and Herzegovina Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.png 1–5
(0–1, 1–1, 0–3)
Flag of Israel.gif Israel Winter Sports Palace
14 March 2004
15:00
Mexico Flag of Mexico.gif 9–0
(3–0, 3–0, 3–0)
Flag of Turkey.gif Turkey Winter Sports Palace
14 March 2004
18:00
South Africa Flag of South Africa.gif 6–0
(2–0, 2–0, 2–0)
Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria Winter Sports Palace

Scoring leadersEdit

List shows the top ten skaters sorted by points, then goals.[6]

Player GP G A Pts +/− PIM POS
Flag of Mexico Glennie, EduardoEduardo Glennie 6 13 7 20 +21 4 F
Flag of Mexico Kello, CristoferCristofer Kello 6 12 7 19 +21 4 F
Flag of South Africa Cornforth, MatthewMatthew Cornforth 6 8 6 14 +14 10 F
Flag of South Africa Johann Genis 6 6 8 14 +13 2 F
Flag of South Africa Ashworth, IanIan Ashworth 6 6 7 13 +13 2 D
Flag of Israel Zamir, OrenOren Zamir 6 11 1 12 −3 0 F
Flag of Mexico Sierra, SantiagoSantiago Sierra 6 4 8 12 +13 29 F
Flag of Bulgaria Boyadjiev, MartinMartin Boyadjiev 6 10 1 11 +5 2 F
Flag of Mexico Ramos, MarinMarin Ramos 6 6 5 11 +11 12 F
Flag of New Zealand Argyle, HaydenHayden Argyle 6 7 2 9 +8 26 D

ReferencesEdit

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