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2001 IIHF World Championship

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Host country  Germany
Teams  16
Runner-up  Finland
Dates  April 28 - May 13
Venue(s)  3 (in 3 host cities)
2001 IIHF World Championship
Champions  Czech Republic (4th title)

The 2001 Men's Ice Hockey Championships were held between April 28 and May 13, 2001 in Nuremberg, Cologne and Hanover, Germany.


It was the 65th annual event, and was run by the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF).

Qualification Tournament

Far Eastern Qualification for the tournament took place between September 4 and September 6, 2000 in Sapporo, Japan.

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Final tournament

In the First Round, the top 3 teams from each group progressed to the Second Round, whilst the last placed team progressed to the Consolation Round.

Group A

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Group B

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Group C

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Group D

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Second round

In the Second Round, the top 4 teams from each group progressed to the Final Round, whilst the bottom 2 teams are eliminated.

Group E

Tables and scores below include meetings between teams during the First Round.

Group F

Tables and scores below include meetings between teams during the First Round.

Group G

As the Far Eastern qualifier,  Japan avoids relegation. Therefore,  Belarus and  Norway are relegated to Division I for the 2002 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships

All times local

Final standings

According to the IIHF: The final standings of the tournament according to IIHF:

Scoring leaders

List shows the top skaters sorted by points, then goals. If the list exceeds 10 skaters because of a tie in points, all of the tied skaters are left out.

Leading goaltenders

Only the top five goaltenders, based on save percentage, who have played 40% of their team's minutes are included in this list.


2001 IIHF World Championship Wikipedia

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