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2021 IIHF World Championship
Division I
Tournament details
Host countries Flag of Slovenia Slovenia
Flag of Poland Poland
Dates 9–15 May (cancelled)
26 April – 2 May (cancelled)
Teams 12
Venue(s) 2 (in 2 host cities)
2020 (cancelled)
2022

The 2021 IIHF World Championship Division I was scheduled to be an international ice hockey tournament run by the International Ice Hockey Federation.

The Group A tournament would have been held in Ljubljana, Slovenia from 9 to 15 May and the Group B tournament in Katowice, Poland from 26 April to 2 May 2021.[1]

On 18 November 2020, both tournaments were cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.[2]

Group A tournament[]

2021 IIHF World Championship Division I A
Tournament details
Host nation Flag of Slovenia Slovenia
Dates 9–15 May (cancelled)
Teams 6
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)

Participants[]

Team Qualification
Flag of France.png France Placed 15th in the Elite Division previous year and was relegated.
Flag of Austria.png Austria Placed 16th in the Elite Division previous year and was relegated.
Flag of Korea.gif South Korea Placed 3rd in Division I A previous year.
Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia Host, placed 4th in Division I A previous year.
Flag of Hungary.png Hungary Placed 5th in Division I A previous year.
Flag of Romania.svg Romania Placed 1st in Division I B previous year and was promoted.

Standings[]

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Flag of France.png France 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2022 IIHF World Championship
2 Flag of Austria.png Austria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Flag of Korea.gif South Korea 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia (H) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Flag of Hungary.png Hungary 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Flag of Romania.svg Romania 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Relegation to 2022 Division I B
Source: iihf.com
Rules for classification: 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.
(H) Host.

Group B tournament[]

2021 IIHF World Championship Division I B
Tournament details
Host nation Flag of Poland Poland
Dates 26 April – 2 May (cancelled)
Teams 6
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)

Participants[]

Team Qualification
Flag of Lithuania.png Lithuania Placed 6th in Division I A previous year and was relegated.
Flag of Poland.png Poland Host, placed 2nd in Division I B previous year.
Flag of Japan.gif Japan Placed 3rd in Division I B previous year.
Flag of Estonia.png Estonia Placed 4th in Division I B previous year.
Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine Placed 5th in Division I B previous year.
Flag of Serbia.gif Serbia Placed 1st in Division II A previous year and was promoted.

Standings[]

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Flag of Lithuania.png Lithuania 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Promotion to 2022 Division I A
2 Flag of Poland.png Poland (H) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Flag of Japan.gif Japan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Flag of Estonia.png Estonia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Flag of Serbia.gif Serbia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Relegation to 2022 Division II A
Source: iihf.com
Rules for classification: 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.
(H) Host.

References[]

  1. Tournaments for 2021 assigned. IIHF.com (22 June 2020).
  2. IIHF – IIHF Council announces more cancellations. International Ice Hockey Federation.
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