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World Ringette Championships
Status active
Genre sports event
Date(s) varying
Frequency every third year
Location(s) various
Inaugurated 1990 (1990)
Organised by IRF

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]

The last international competition, the 2017 World Ringette Championships, was hosted in "Mississauga, "Ontario, "Canada. The event was held from Nov. 27 to Dec. 3 at Hershey Centre Arena.[1]

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History[edit]

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 1990–2017[edit]

Year Location Gold Silver Bronze
1990
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"Canada "Gloucester "Alberta "Alberta "Ontario "Ontario "Quebec "Quebec
1992
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"Finland"Helsinki "Canada "Canada West "Canada "Canada East "Finland "Finland
1994
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"United States "Saint Paul "Finland "Finland "Canada "Canada East "Canada "Canada West
1996
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"Sweden "Stockholm "Canada "Canada "Finland "Finland "United States "United States
2000
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"Finland "Helsinki "Finland "Finland "Canada "Canada "United States "United States
2002
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"Canada "Edmonton "Canada "Canada "Finland "Finland "United States "United States
2004
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"Sweden "Stockholm "Finland "Finland "Canada "Canada "United States "United States
2007
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"Canada "Ottawa "Finland "Finland "Canada "Canada "Sweden "Sweden
2010
"Details
"Finland "Tampere "Finland "Finland "Canada "Canada "United States "United States
2013
"Details
"Canada "North Bay "Finland "Finland "Canada "Canada "United States "United States
2016
"Details
"Finland "Helsinki "Finland "Finland "Canada "Canada "Sweden "Sweden
2017
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"Canada "Mississauga "Finland "Finland "Canada "Canada "Sweden "Sweden

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  "Finland 8 2 1 11
2  "Canada 2 7 0 9
3 "Canada "Canada West 1 0 1 2
4 "Alberta "Alberta 1 0 0 1
5 "Canada "Canada East 0 2 0 2
6 "Ontario "Ontario 0 1 0 1
7  "United States 0 0 6 6
8  "Sweden 0 0 3 3
9 "Quebec "Quebec 0 0 1 1

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Sakari Lund; Yle Urheilu (3 January 2014). "Suomi lähellä ringeten MM-kultaa" (in Finnish). Yle. Retrieved 21 January 2014. 

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