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2020 IIHF Women's World Championship Division III
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Tournament details
Host nation Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria
Dates 4–10 December,2019
Teams 6
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Tournament statistics
Games played 15
Goals scored 91  (6.07 per game)
Attendance 3,304  (220 per game)
Scoring leader(s) Flag of Lithuania.png Lithuania Klara Miuller

The 2020 IIHF Women's World Championship Division III was an international ice hockey tournament run by the International Ice Hockey Federation.

The tournament was held in Sofia, Bulgaria from 4 to 10 December 2019.[1]

South Africa won the tournament and were promoted to Division II.[2]

Participants[]

Team Qualification
Flag of Romania.svg Romania Placed 6th in Division II B previous year and was relegated.
Flag of Belgium.gif Belgium Placed 2nd in Division II B Q previous year.
Flag of South Africa.gif South Africa Placed 3rd in Division II B Q previous year.
Flag of Hong Kong.png Hong Kong Placed 4th in Division II B Q previous year.
Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria Host, placed 5th in Division II B Q previous year.
Flag of Lithuania.png Lithuania First time participating in tournament.

Match officials[]

Four referees and seven linesmen are selected for the tournament.[3]

Referees Linesmen
  • Flag of Australia Gabrielle Aston
  • Flag of Canada Shauna Neary
  • Flag of Norway Rita Rygh
  • Flag of the United States Laura White

  • Flag of Belarus Anastasia Tanasevich
  • Flag of Finland Aino Härkönen
  • Flag of United Kingdom Lorna Beresford
  • Flag of Norway Nina Refset

  • Flag of Russia Yulia Lavelina
  • Flag of Slovenia Ines Confidenti
  • Flag of Switzerland Michelle Müller

Standings[]

source: IIHF

Pos. Team GP W OW OL L GF GA GD Pts. Qualification
1 Flag of South Africa.gif South Africa 5 4 0 0 1 16 18 -2 12 Promotion to 2021 Division II B
2 Flag of Belgium.gif Belgium 5 3 0 0 2 22 13 +9 9
3 Flag of Romania.svg Romania 5 2 1 1 1 22 15 +7 9
4 Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria 5 2 1 0 2 14 10 +4 8
5 Flag of Lithuania.png Lithuania 5 2 0 0 3 13 14 -1 6
6 Flag of Hong Kong.png Hong Kong 5 0 0 1 4 4 21 -17 1

class rules: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) result against closest best-ranked team outside tied teams; 6) result against second-best ranked team outside tied teams; 7) seeding before tournament.


Results[]

All times are local (UTC+2).

4 December 2019
13:00
South Africa Flag of South Africa.gif 4–11
(1–4, 0–5, 3–2)
Flag of Romania.svg Romania Winter Sports Palace, Sofia
Attendance: 233
4 December 2019
16:30
Lithuania Flag of Lithuania.png 4–1
(2–1, 0–0, 2–0)
Flag of Hong Kong.png Hong Kong Winter Sports Palace, Sofia
Attendance: 280
4 December 2019
20:00
Belgium Flag of Belgium.gif 4–2
(2–0, 1–2, 1–0)
Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria Winter Sports Palace, Sofia
Attendance: 410

5 December 2019
13:00
Romania Flag of Romania.svg 2–1 OT
(0–0, 1–1, 0–0)
(OT: 1–0)
Flag of Hong Kong.png Hong Kong Winter Sports Palace, Sofia
Attendance: 35
5 December 2019
16:30
Belgium Flag of Belgium.gif 3–4
(2–1, 1–1, 0–2)
Flag of South Africa.gif South Africa Winter Sports Palace, Sofia
Attendance: 231
5 December 2019
20:00
Bulgaria Flag of Bulgaria.png 2–1
(0–0, 1–1, 1–0)
Flag of Lithuania.png Lithuania Winter Sports Palace, Sofia
Attendance: 310

7 December 2019
13:00
Belgium Flag of Belgium.gif 3–4
(2–1, 0–1, 1–2)
Flag of Lithuania.png Lithuania Winter Sports Palace, Sofia
Attendance: 150
7 December 2019
16:30
South Africa Flag of South Africa.gif 2–1
(0–0, 1–0, 1–1)
Flag of Hong Kong.png Hong Kong Winter Sports Palace, Sofia
Attendance: 220
7 December 2019
20:00
Romania Flag of Romania.svg 3–4 OT
(0–1, 3–1, 0–1)
(OT: 0–1)
Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria Winter Sports Palace, Sofia
Attendance: 310

8 December 2019
13:00
Hong Kong Flag of Hong Kong.png 1–8
(0–2, 1–6, 0–0)
Flag of Belgium.gif Belgium Winter Sports Palace, Sofia
Attendance: 35
8 December 2019
16:30
Lithuania Flag of Lithuania.png 2–4
(0–1, 1–0, 1–3)
Flag of Romania.svg Romania Winter Sports Palace, Sofia
Attendance: 150
8 December 2019
20:00
Bulgaria Flag of Bulgaria.png 1–2
(1–0, 0–0, 0–2)
Flag of South Africa.gif South Africa Winter Sports Palace, Sofia
Attendance: 360

10 December 2019
13:00
South Africa Flag of South Africa.gif 4–2
(1–1, 2–1, 1–0)
Flag of Lithuania.png Lithuania Winter Sports Palace, Sofia
Attendance: 150
10 December 2019
16:30
Hong Kong Flag of Hong Kong.png 0–5
(0–1, 0–3, 0–1)
Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria Winter Sports Palace, Sofia
Attendance: 250
10 December 2019
20:00
Romania Flag of Romania.svg 2–4
(1–1, 0–3, 1–0)
Flag of Belgium.gif Belgium Winter Sports Palace, Sofia
Attendance: 180

Awards and statistics[]

Awards[]

Award[4] Player
Best Goalkeeper Flag of Lithuania.png Lithuania Emilie Simonsen
Best Defenceman Flag of South Africa.gif South Africa Donne van Doesburgh
Best Forward Flag of Lithuania.png Lithuania Klara Miuller

Scoring leaders[]

List shows the top skaters sorted by points, then goals.

Player GP G A Pts +/− PIM POS
Flag of Lithuania.png Lithuania Klara Miuller 5 9 1 10 +4 10 F
Flag of South Africa.gif South Africa Chloe Schuurman 5 4 8 10 +7 4 F
Flag of Belgium.gif Belgium Lotte De Guchtenaere 5 8 1 9 0 2 F
Flag of Romania.svg Romania Timea Csiszér 5 4 5 9 +8 4 F
Flag of Belgium.gif Belgium Veronika Metanova 5 7 1 8 +2 4 F
Flag of South Africa.gif South Africa Dalene Rhode 5 5 3 8 +5 8 F
Flag of Romania.svg Romania Ana Voicu 5 5 3 8 +6 20 F
Flag of Belgium.gif Belgium Femke Bosmans 5 4 4 8 +4 2 F
Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria Tina Lisichkova 5 3 4 7 0 12 D
Flag of Belgium.gif Belgium Chinouk Van Calster 5 2 5 7 +6 0 D

GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/− = Plus/Minus; PIM = Penalties in Minutes; POS = Position
Source: IIHF.com

Goaltending leaders[]

Only the top five goaltenders, based on save percentage, who have played at least 40% of their team's minutes, are included in this list.

Player TOI GA GAA SA Sv% SO
Flag of Lithuania.png Lithuania Emilie Simonsen 300:00 14 2.80 192 92.71 0
Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria Paulina Georgieva 303:22 10 1.98 102 90.20 1
Flag of Hong Kong.png Hong Kong Sumi Chau 213:27 10 2.81 82 87.80 0
Flag of South Africa.gif South Africa Shaylene Swanepoel 266:20 14 3.15 87 83.91 0
Flag of Romania.svg Romania Andrea Kurkó 198:19 11 3.33 58 81.03 0

TOI = Time on Ice (minutes:seconds); SA = Shots Against; GA = Goals Against; GAA = Goals Against Average; Sv% = Save Percentage; SO = Shutouts
Source: IIHF.com

References[]

External links[]


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