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2016 IIHF U20 World Championship
Division III
2016 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships Division III Logo
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.

ParticipantsEdit

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

StandingsEdit

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ResultsEdit

All times are local (UTC–6).

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

StatisticsEdit

Top 10 scorersEdit

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

Goaltending leadersEdit

(minimum 40% team's total ice time)

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

AwardsEdit

Best Players Selected by the DirectorateEdit

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit


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