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2012 IIHF U18 World Championship Division III
2012 IIHF World U18 Championship Division III
Tournament details
Host nation Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria
Dates 12 – 18 March 2012
Teams 6
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Champions Flag of Belgium.gif Belgium ( titles)
Tournament statistics
Games played 15
Goals scored 157  (10.47 per game)
Scoring leader(s) Yoren de Smet

The 2012 IIHF U18 World Championship Division III was an international under-18 ice hockey tournament organised by the International Ice Hockey Federation. In 2012 was introduced a new format of the IIHF World U18 Championships, therefore Division III now represents the sixth tier of the IIHF World U18 Championships. The Division III tournament was played in Sofia, Bulgaria, from 12 to 18 March 2012.[1]

ParticipantsEdit

Team Qualification
Flag of New Zealand.gif New Zealand Placed 6th in 2011 Division II (Group A) and were relegated
Flag of Belgium.gif Belgium Placed 6th in 2011 Division II (Group B) and were relegated
Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria Hosts, placed 2nd in 2011 Division III (Group A)
Flag of Mexico.gif Mexico Placed 2nd in 2011 Division III (Group B)
Flag of Chinese Taipei.png Chinese Taipei Placed 3rd in 2011 Division III (Group A)
Flag of South Africa.gif South Africa Placed 3rd in 2011 Division III (Group B)

Final standingsEdit

Team GP
W
OTW
OTL
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Flag of Belgium.gif Belgium 5 5 0 0 0 48 12 +36 15
Flag of New Zealand.gif New Zealand 5 4 0 0 1 33 13 +20 12
Flag of Mexico.gif Mexico 5 3 0 0 2 24 15 +9 9
Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria 5 2 0 0 3 27 23 +4 6
Flag of Chinese Taipei.png Chinese Taipei 5 1 0 0 4 19 26 −7 3
Flag of South Africa.gif South Africa 5 0 0 0 5 6 68 −62 0
Promoted to the 2013 Division II B Relegated to the 2013 Division III B

ResultsEdit

All times are local. (Eastern European TimeUTC+2)

12 March 2012
12:00
Mexico Flag of Mexico.gif 2–5
(1–1, 0–0, 1–4)
Flag of Belgium.gif Belgium
12 March 2012
15:30
South Africa Flag of South Africa.gif 0–11
(0–6, 0–2, 0–3)
Flag of Chinese Taipei.png Chinese Taipei
12 March 2012
19:00
New Zealand Flag of New Zealand.gif 5–2
(1–0, 1–1, 3–1)
Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria

13 March 2012
12:00
Belgium Flag of Belgium.gif 9–1
(1–0, 5–0, 3–1)
Flag of Chinese Taipei.png Chinese Taipei
13 March 2012
15:30
New Zealand Flag of New Zealand.gif 3–2
(0–1, 2–1, 1–0)
Flag of Mexico.gif Mexico
13 March 2012
19:00
Bulgaria Flag of Bulgaria.png 13–1
(6–0, 5–0, 2–1)
Flag of South Africa.gif South Africa

15 March 2012
12:00
New Zealand Flag of New Zealand.gif 18–0
(6–0, 6–0, 6–0)
Flag of South Africa.gif South Africa
15 March 2012
15:30
Mexico Flag of Mexico.gif 7–2
(5–0, 0–1, 2–1)
Flag of Chinese Taipei.png Chinese Taipei
15 March 2012
19:00
Belgium Flag of Belgium.gif 9–5
(2–3, 3–2, 4–0)
Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria

16 March 2012
12:00
Chinese Taipei Flag of Chinese Taipei.png 1–4
(0–1, 1–3, 0–0)
Flag of New Zealand.gif New Zealand
16 March 2012
15:30
South Africa Flag of South Africa.gif 1–17
(0–5, 1–4, 0–8)
Flag of Belgium.gif Belgium
16 March 2012
19:00
Bulgaria Flag of Bulgaria.png 1–4
(0–1, 1–2, 0–1)
Flag of Mexico.gif Mexico

18 March 2012
12:00
Mexico Flag of Mexico.gif 9–4
(1–1, 5–1, 3–2)
Flag of South Africa.gif South Africa
18 March 2012
15:30
Chinese Taipei Flag of Chinese Taipei.png 4–6
(0–1, 2–3, 2–2)
Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria
18 March 2012
19:00
Belgium Flag of Belgium.gif 8–3
(2–1, 5–0, 1–2)
Flag of New Zealand.gif New Zealand

ReferencesEdit


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