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2021 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships
2021 IIHF World Championship logo.jpg
Logo of 2021 IIHF World Championship
Tournament details
Host countries Flag of Latvia Latvia
Flag of Belarus Belarus
Dates 7–23 May 2021
Venue(s) 2 (in 2 host cities)

The 2021 IIHF World Championship will be co-hosted by Minsk, Belarus and Riga, Latvia, as the IIHF announced on 19 May 2017.[1] Their joint bid won by a very tight margin against the Finnish bid with the cities of Tampere and Helsinki.[1] Each city will host one group and two quarter-final games, with both semi-finals and the medal games to be played in Minsk. It will be the second time hosting for both cities; Minsk was the sole host of the 2014 IIHF World Championship, while Riga hosted the 2006 IIHF World Championship.


Minsk Riga
Minsk Arena Arena Riga
Capacity: 15,100 Capacity: 10,300
Minsk-Arena 2010.JPG Arena Riga A.jpg


External links[]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Merk, Martin (2017-05-19). To Minsk & Riga in 2021!. Retrieved on 2017-05-20.

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