2019 IIHF U20 World Championship
Division III
2019 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships – Division III.png
Tournament details
Host country Flag of Iceland Iceland
Dates 14–20 January 2019
Teams 8
Venue(s) 1 (in 1 host city)
Tournament statistics
Matches played 20
Goals scored 165 (8.25 per match)
Attendance 3,155 (158 per match)
Scoring leader(s) Flag of China Yan Juncheng
(20 points)
2018
2020

The 2019 World Junior Ice Hockey Championship Division III consisted of eight teams split into two groups of four. The team that won the Division will be promoted to Division IIB for 2020. It was held from 14 to 20 January 2019.

To be eligible as a junior, a player cannot be born earlier than 1999. Bulgarian forward Miroslav Vasilev became the all-time leading scorer in Division III play with 42 points.

Participants[edit | edit source]

Team Qualification
Flag of Turkey.gif Turkey placed 6th in Division IIB last year and were relegated
Flag of China.gif China placed 2nd in Division III last year
Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria placed 3rd in Division III last year
Flag of Iceland.gif Iceland placed 4th in Division III last year
Flag of Australia.jpg Australia placed 5th in Division III last year
Flag of New Zealand.gif New Zealand placed 6th in Division III last year
Flag of South Africa.gif South Africa placed 1st in Division III Qualification last year
Flag of Chinese Taipei.png Chinese Taipei placed 2nd in Division III Qualification last year

Preliminary round[edit | edit source]

All times are local (UTC±0).

Group A[edit | edit source]

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Flag of Australia.jpg Australia 3 2 0 1 0 12 10 +2 7 Semifinals
2 Flag of Turkey.gif Turkey 3 2 0 0 1 11 8 +3 6
3 Flag of Iceland.gif Iceland (H) 3 1 1 0 1 11 8 +3 5 5–8th place semifinals
4 Flag of Chinese Taipei.png Chinese Taipei 3 0 0 0 3 3 11 −8 0
Source: IIHF
(H) Host.
14 January 2019
17:00
Iceland Flag of Iceland.gif 5–4 OT
(2–1, 1–1, 1–2)
(OT: 1–0)
Flag of Australia.jpg Australia Laugardalur Arena, Reykjavik
Attendance: 532
14 January 2019
20:30
Turkey Flag of Turkey.gif 4–1
(3–0, 1–0, 0–1)
Flag of Chinese Taipei.png Chinese Taipei Laugardalur Arena, Reykjavik
Attendance: 27
15 January 2019
17:00
Iceland Flag of Iceland.gif 4–0
(0–0, 2–0, 2–0)
Flag of Chinese Taipei.png Chinese Taipei Laugardalur Arena, Reykjavik
Attendance: 350
15 January 2019
20:30
Australia Flag of Australia.jpg 5–3
(1–0, 0–2, 4–1)
Flag of Turkey.gif Turkey Laugardalur Arena, Reykjavik
Attendance: 58
17 January 2019
10:00
Chinese Taipei Flag of Chinese Taipei.png 2–3
(0–1, 0–2, 2–1)
Flag of Australia.jpg Australia Laugardalur Arena, Reykjavik
Attendance: 38
17 January 2019
17:00
Turkey Flag of Turkey.gif 4–2
(1–1, 1–1, 2–0)
Flag of Iceland.gif Iceland Laugardalur Arena, Reykjavik
Attendance: 400

Group B[edit | edit source]

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Flag of China.gif China 3 3 0 0 0 32 3 +29 9 Semifinals
2 Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria 3 2 0 0 1 20 7 +13 6
3 Flag of South Africa.gif South Africa 3 1 0 0 2 3 24 −21 3 5–8th place semifinals
4 Flag of New Zealand.gif New Zealand 3 0 0 0 3 1 22 −21 0
Source: IIHF
14 January 2019
10:00
Bulgaria Flag of Bulgaria.png 10–1
(2–0, 4–1, 4–0)
Flag of South Africa.gif South Africa Laugardalur Arena, Reykjavik
Attendance: 53
14 January 2019
13:30
China Flag of China.gif 12–1
(2–0, 5–0, 5–1)
Flag of New Zealand.gif New Zealand Laugardalur Arena, Reykjavik
Attendance: 196
15 January 2019
10:00
Bulgaria Flag of Bulgaria.png 9–0
(3–0, 2–0, 4–0)
Flag of New Zealand.gif New Zealand Laugardalur Arena, Reykjavik
Attendance: 33
15 January 2019
13:30
South Africa Flag of South Africa.gif 1–14
(0–5, 0–6, 1–3)
Flag of China.gif China Laugardalur Arena, Reykjavik
Attendance: 45
17 January 2019
13:30
New Zealand Flag of New Zealand.gif 0–1
(0–0, 0–0, 0–1)
Flag of South Africa.gif South Africa Laugardalur Arena, Reykjavik
Attendance: 42
17 January 2019
20:30
China Flag of China.gif 6–1
(1–0, 2–1, 3–0)
Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria Laugardalur Arena, Reykjavik
Attendance: 143

Placement round[edit | edit source]

Bracket[edit | edit source]

  5–8th place semifinals     5th place game
                 
  3A  Flag of Iceland.gif Iceland 11  
  4B  Flag of New Zealand.gif New Zealand 1    
      3A  Flag of Iceland.gif Iceland 5
      4A  Flag of Chinese Taipei.png Chinese Taipei 3
  3B  Flag of South Africa.gif South Africa 1    
  4A  Flag of Chinese Taipei.png Chinese Taipei 7   7th place game
3B  Flag of South Africa.gif South Africa 5
  4B  Flag of New Zealand.gif New Zealand 3

5–8th place semifinals[edit | edit source]

19 January 2019
10:00
Iceland Flag of Iceland.gif 11–1
(6–0, 3–0, 2–1)
Flag of New Zealand.gif New Zealand Laugardalur Arena, Reykjavik
Attendance: 258
19 January 2019
13:30
South Africa Flag of South Africa.gif 1–7
(0–3, 1–2, 0–2)
Flag of Chinese Taipei.png Chinese Taipei Laugardalur Arena, Reykjavik
Attendance: 42

Seventh place game[edit | edit source]

20 January 2019
10:00
South Africa Flag of South Africa.gif 5–3
(3–1, 0–2, 2–0)
Flag of New Zealand.gif New Zealand Laugardalur Arena, Reykjavik
Attendance: 43

Fifth place game[edit | edit source]

20 January 2019
13:30
Iceland Flag of Iceland.gif 5–3
(2–1, 2–1, 1–1)
Flag of Chinese Taipei.png Chinese Taipei Laugardalur Arena, Reykjavik
Attendance: 295

Playoff round[edit | edit source]

Bracket[edit | edit source]

  Semifinals                    
  1A  Flag of Australia.jpg Australia 7  
  2B  Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria 4   Gold medal
      1A  Flag of Australia.jpg Australia 1
  Semifinals   1B  Flag of China.gif China 5
  1B  Flag of China.gif China 12
  2A  Flag of Turkey.gif Turkey 1   Bronze medal
    2B  Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria 0
    2A  Flag of Turkey.gif Turkey 6

Semifinals[edit | edit source]

19 January 2019
17:00
Australia Flag of Australia.jpg 7–4
(2–1, 1–2, 4–1)
Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria Laugardalur Arena, Reykjavik
Attendance: 75
19 January 2019
20:30
China Flag of China.gif 12–1
(1–1, 5–0, 6–0)
Flag of Turkey.gif Turkey Laugardalur Arena, Reykjavik
Attendance: 100

Bronze medal game[edit | edit source]

20 January 2019
17:00
Bulgaria Flag of Bulgaria.png 0–6
(0–2, 0–2, 0–2)
Flag of Turkey.gif Turkey Laugardalur Arena, Reykjavik
Attendance: 69

Gold medal game[edit | edit source]

20 January 2019
20:30
China Flag of China.gif 5–1
(2–0, 1–0, 2–1)
Flag of Australia.jpg Australia Laugardalur Arena, Reykjavik
Attendance: 356

Final ranking[edit | edit source]

Promoted to 2020 IIHF U20 Division II B
Rank Team
1 Flag of China.gif China
2 Flag of Australia.jpg Australia
3 Flag of Turkey.gif Turkey
4 Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria
5 Flag of Iceland.gif Iceland
6 Flag of Chinese Taipei.png Chinese Taipei
7 Flag of South Africa.gif South Africa
8 Flag of New Zealand.gif New Zealand

Statistics[edit | edit source]

Top 10 scorers[edit | edit source]

Pos Player Country GP G A Pts +/- PIM
1 Yan Juncheng Flag of China.gif China 5 7 13 20 +19 0
2 Huang Qianyi Flag of China.gif China 5 11 8 19 +17 32
3 Wang Jing Flag of China.gif China 5 5 10 15 +16 0
4 Zhang Dehan Flag of China.gif China 5 1 14 15 +19 0
5 Guo Jianing Flag of China.gif China 5 7 7 14 +15 2
6 Axel Orongan Flag of Iceland.gif Iceland 5 5 8 13 +6 14
7 Heidar Kristveigarson Flag of Iceland.gif Iceland 5 8 4 12 +6 0
8 Miroslav Vasilev Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria 4 3 9 12 +4 38
9 Jeremy Vasquez Flag of Australia.jpg Australia 5 4 5 9 +3 4
10 Fatih Taygar Flag of Turkey.gif Turkey 5 3 6 9 +1 2

GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/− = Plus-minus; PIM = Penalties In Minutes
Source: IIHF

Goaltending leaders[edit | edit source]

(minimum 40% team's total ice time)

Pos Player Country MINS GA Sv% GAA SO
1 Wu Siming Flag of China.gif China 240:00 4 93.94 1.00 0
2 Huang Sheng-Chun Flag of Chinese Taipei.png Chinese Taipei 283:23 16 93.73 3.39 0
3 Maksymilian Mojzyszek Flag of Iceland.gif Iceland 179:00 7 89.86 2.34 1
4 Ivan Stoynov Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria 283:32 17 89.76 3.60 0
5 Burak Gümüşlü Flag of Turkey.gif Turkey 300:00 20 88.30 4.00 1

TOI = Time On Ice (minutes:seconds); GA = Goals Against; GAA = Goals Against Average; Sv% = Save Percentage; SO = Shutouts
Source: IIHF

Awards[edit | edit source]

Best Players Selected by the Directorate

External links[edit | edit source]


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