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World Ringette Championships

 

World Ringette Championships

World Ringette Championships are a competition between ringette-playing nations. Tournament is administrated by the International Ringette Federation (IRF). Ringette was invented in 1963 by Sam Jacks and Mirl "Red" McCarthy and the first World Championships were played in 1990. The winning team is awarded with the Sam Jacks Cup championship trophy.[1]

Contents

  • History 1
  • World Ringette Championships 1990–2013 2
  • Medal table 3
  • Source 4
  • See also 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7

History

The first World Ringette Championships were held in Gloucester, Ontario in 1990. Participating teams included six regional teams from Canada and the national teams of Finland and United States. 1990–1996 and 2000–2004 the Championships were arranged every other year. In 1998 no official World Championships were held but Finland and Canada played several exhibition games across Europe.

Since 2004 the World Championships have been arranged every three years.

World Ringette Championships 1990–2013

Year Location Gold Silver Bronze
1990
Details
Gloucester Alberta Ontario Quebec
1992
Details
Helsinki Canada West Canada East Finland
1994
Details
Saint Paul Finland Canada East Canada West
1996
Details
Stockholm Canada Finland United States
2000
Details
Helsinki Finland Canada United States
2002
Details
Edmonton Canada Finland United States
2004
Details
Stockholm Finland Canada United States
2007
Details
Ottawa Finland Canada Sweden
2010
Details
Tampere Finland Canada United States
2013
Details
North Bay Finland Canada United States

Medal table

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Finland 6 2 1 9
2  Canada 2 5 0 7
3 Alberta 1 0 0 1
4 Canada West 1 0 1 2
5 Canada East 0 2 0 2
6 Ontario 0 1 0 1
7  United States 0 0 6 6
8 Quebec 0 0 1 1
9  Sweden 0 0 1 1

Source

  • International Ringette Federation Official Homepage

See also

References

  1. ^

External links

  • World Ringette Championships 2013 Official Homepage
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