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2020 IIHF World Championship
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Tournament details
Host nation Flag of Switzerland Switzerland
Dates 8–24 May
Venue(s) (in 2 host cities)

The 2020 IIHF World Championship will be hosted from 8 to 24 May 2020 by Switzerland, as the IIHF announced on 15 May 2015.[1]

VenuesEdit

Zürich Lausanne
Hallenstadion Vaudoise Aréna
Capacity: 11,200 Capacity: 10,000
Hallenstadion

ParticipantsEdit

Qualified as host
Automatic qualifier after a top 14 placement at the 2019 IIHF World Championship
Qualified through winning a promotion at the 2019 IIHF World Championship Division I

SeedingEdit

The seedings in the preliminary round are based on the 2019 IIHF World Ranking, as of the end of the 2019 IIHF World Championship, using the serpentine system.[2]

Group A (Lausanne)

Group B (Zürich)

ReferencesEdit

  1. Back to Slovakia, Switzerland. iihfworlds2015.com (15 May 2015).
  2. Groups for Switzerland 2020. iihf.com (28 May 2019).
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