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2016 IIHF World Championship Division III

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Host country  Turkey
Teams  6
Matches played  15
Dates  31 March–6 April
Venue(s)  1 (in 1 host city)
Goals scored  162 (10.8 per match)
2016 IIHF World Championship Division III

The 2016 IIHF World Championship Division III was an international ice hockey tournament run by the International Ice Hockey Federation. It was contested in Istanbul, Turkey, from 31 March to 6 April 2016. The host team, Turkey, won all of its games and was promoted to Division II B for 2017.


The United Arab Emirates withdrew shortly before the tournament, leaving six teams to play. Bosnia and Herzegovina recorded their first victory in an IIHF tournament, defeating Hong Kong 5–4. Georgia's results were later recorded as 5–0 forfeits due to the use of ineligible players.

Match officials

4 referees and 7 linesmen were selected for the tournament.


All times are local (UTC+3).

  • Due to eligibility violations all of Georgia's games were declared 5–0 forfeits.
  • Awards

  • Best players selected by the directorate:
  • Best Goaltender: Erol Kahraman
  • Best Defenceman: Andre Marais
  • Best Forward: Boris Kochkin
  • Source: IIHF.com

    Scoring leaders

    GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/− = Plus/Minus; PIM = Penalties in Minutes; POS = Position
    Source: IIHF.com

    Goaltending leaders

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

    TOI = Time on Ice (minutes:seconds); SA = Shots Against; GA = Goals Against; GAA = Goals Against Average; Sv% = Save Percentage; SO = Shutouts
    Source: IIHF.com


    2016 IIHF World Championship Division III Wikipedia

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