2016 IIHF U20 World Championship
Division III
2016 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships Division III Logo.png
Tournament details
Host nation Flag of Mexico Mexico
Dates 15 – 24 January 2016
Teams 7
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)

The 2016 World Junior Ice Hockey Championship Division III tournament was played in Mexico City, Mexico, from 15 to 24 January 2016.[1] Division III represents the sixth tier of the World Junior Ice Hockey Championships. The champions, Mexico, were promoted to the Division II B for the 2017 tournament, and the last-placed nation (South Africa) were to be relegated to a qualification tournament for 2017,[2] instead an eight-team Division III tournament was decided on in September 2016. Israel participated in a World Junior tournament for the first time since 1997, while Bulgaria returned after withdrawing from the 2015 tournament.

Participants[edit | edit source]

Team Qualification
Flag of Iceland.gif Iceland finished 6th in 2015 Division II B and were relegated
Flag of New Zealand.gif New Zealand finished 2nd in 2015
Flag of Mexico.gif Mexico finished 3rd in 2015
Flag of South Africa.gif South Africa finished 4th in 2015
Flag of Turkey.gif Turkey finished 5th in 2015
Flag of Israel.gif Israel last participated in 1997
Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria withdrew from competition in 2015

Standings[edit | edit source]

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Results[edit | edit source]

All times are local (UTC–6).

15 January 2016
13:00
New Zealand Flag of New Zealand.gif 1–4
(0–2, 1–0, 0–2)
Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria Ice Dome, Mexico City
Attendance: 100
15 January 2016
16:15
South Africa Flag of South Africa.gif 0–10
(0–5, 0–3, 0–2)
Flag of Turkey.gif Turkey Ice Dome, Mexico City
Attendance: 100
15 January 2016
20:30
Mexico Flag of Mexico.gif 6–5
(1–2, 4–2, 1–1)
Flag of Israel.gif Israel Ice Dome, Mexico City
Attendance: 1750
16 January 2016
17:00
Iceland Flag of Iceland.gif 2–4
(1–2, 1–1, 0–1)
Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria Ice Dome, Mexico City
Attendance: 125
16 January 2016
20:15
Israel Flag of Israel.gif 2–6
(0–1, 2–2, 0–3)
Flag of New Zealand.gif New Zealand Ice Dome, Mexico City
Attendance: 110
17 January 2016
20:00
Turkey Flag of Turkey.gif 2–3
(1–0, 1–0, 0–3)
Flag of Mexico.gif Mexico Ice Dome, Mexico City
Attendance: 1000
18 January 2016
13:00
Iceland Flag of Iceland.gif 6–5 GWS
(2–1, 1–1, 2–3)
(OT: 0–0)
(SO: 2–0)
Flag of Israel.gif Israel Ice Dome, Mexico City
Attendance: 100
18 January 2016
16:15
South Africa Flag of South Africa.gif 2–4
(0–2, 1–1, 1–1)
Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria Ice Dome, Mexico City
Attendance: 100
18 January 2016
20:00
New Zealand Flag of New Zealand.gif 3–2
(0–0, 2–0, 1–2)
Flag of Turkey.gif Turkey Ice Dome, Mexico City
Attendance: 100
19 January 2016
13:00
Israel Flag of Israel.gif 17–0
(5–0, 5–0, 7–0)
Flag of South Africa.gif South Africa Ice Dome, Mexico City
Attendance: 100
19 January 2016
16:15
Turkey Flag of Turkey.gif 3–0
(0–0, 1–0, 1–0)
Flag of Iceland.gif Iceland Ice Dome, Mexico City
Attendance: 75
19 January 2016
20:00
Bulgaria Flag of Bulgaria.png 0–3
(0–2, 0–0, 0–1)
Flag of Mexico.gif Mexico Ice Dome, Mexico City
Attendance: 750
21 January 2016
13:00
Israel Flag of Israel.gif 4–3
(1–1, 2–1, 1–1)
Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria Ice Dome, Mexico City
Attendance: 70
21 January 2016
16:15
Iceland Flag of Iceland.gif 7–2
(3–0, 2–1, 2–1)
Flag of South Africa.gif South Africa Ice Dome, Mexico City
Attendance: 80
21 January 2016
20:00
New Zealand Flag of New Zealand.gif 1–2
(1–1, 0–1, 0–0)
Flag of Mexico.gif Mexico Ice Dome, Mexico City
Attendance: 1000
22 January 2016
13:00
Bulgaria Flag of Bulgaria.png 3–1
(1-0, 1-0, 1-1)
Flag of Turkey.gif Turkey Ice Dome, Mexico City
Attendance: 50
22 January 2016
16:15
South Africa Flag of South Africa.gif 1–12
(1–2, 0–6, 0–4)
Flag of New Zealand.gif New Zealand Ice Dome, Mexico City
Attendance: 45
22 January 2016
20:00
Mexico Flag of Mexico.gif 1–4
(1–1, 0–0, 0–3)
Flag of Iceland.gif Iceland Ice Dome, Mexico City
Attendance: 1000
24 January 2016
13:00
Turkey Flag of Turkey.gif 2–6
(0–1, 1–0, 1–5)
Flag of Israel.gif Israel Ice Dome, Mexico City
Attendance: 70
24 January 2016
16:15
Iceland Flag of Iceland.gif 5–6
(0–2, 4–2, 1–2)
Flag of New Zealand.gif New Zealand Ice Dome, Mexico City
Attendance: 200
24 January 2016
20:00
Mexico Flag of Mexico.gif 9–2
(4–0, 2–1, 3–1)
Flag of South Africa.gif South Africa Ice Dome, Mexico City
Attendance: 2000

Statistics[edit | edit source]

Top 10 scorers[edit | edit source]

Pos Player Country GP G A Pts +/- PIM
1 Roey Aharonovich Flag of Israel.gif Israel 6 7 11 18 +4 2
2 Ilya Spektor Flag of Israel.gif Israel 6 10 6 16 +5 12
3 Mark Revniaga Flag of Israel.gif Israel 6 9 4 13 +3 6
4 Oliver Hay Flag of New Zealand.gif New Zealand 6 7 6 13 +8 8
5 Robin Vortanov Flag of New Zealand.gif New Zealand 6 5 7 12 +7 4
6 Miroslav Vasilev Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria 6 1 10 11 +8 6
7 Veselin Dikov Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria 6 6 4 10 +9 6
8 Styrmir Maack Flag of Iceland.gif Iceland 6 3 7 10 +3 4
9 Bjarki Johannesson Flag of Iceland.gif Iceland 6 5 4 9 +3 6
10 Thomas Carson-Pratt Flag of New Zealand.gif New Zealand 6 4 5 9 +3 6

Goaltending leaders[edit | edit source]

(minimum 40% team's total ice time)

Pos Player Country MINS GA Sv% GAA SO
1 Dimitar Dimitrov Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria 319:08 11 93.45 2.07 0
2 Jaime Perez Flag of Mexico.gif Mexico 254:56 9 92.04 2.12 1
3 Liam Henare Flag of New Zealand.gif New Zealand 298:05 15 90.38 3.02 0
4 Tolga Bozaci Flag of Turkey.gif Turkey 357:21 15 87.50 2.52 2
5 Maxim Gokhberg Flag of Israel.gif Israel 300:39 18 85.25 3.59 0

Awards[edit | edit source]

Best Players Selected by the Directorate[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]


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