ХХI World Championship
30 January — 7 February 1999
Russia
Arkhangelsk, stadium «Trud»

Group stage

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Р/м

1

Russia

 

0:0

5:3

6:1

11:2

12:1

4

1

0

9

29:16

2

Sweden

0:0

 

4:3

8:1

16:0

11:0

4

1

0

9

39:4

3

Finland

3:5

3:4

 

5:4

6:2

11:1

3

0

2

6

28:16

4

Norway

1:6

1:8

4:5

 

6:2

7:0

2

0

3

4

19:21

5

Kazakhstan

2:11

0:16

2:6

2:6

 

5:0

1

0

4

2

11:39

6

USA

1:12

0:11

1:11

0:7

0:5

 

0

0

5

0

2:46

Semifinal matches: Russia - Norway – 4:1, Finland – Sweden – 6:2.

Match for 5th place: Kazakhstan – USA – 5:2, match for 3rd place: Sweden – Norway – 9:1.

Final match: Russia – Finland – 5:0.

Best shooter: Kh. Ostrem (Sweden) – 13 balls.

Best players: goalkeeper — T. Arnesen (Norway), defender – V. Shakalin (Russia), mid-field — S. Niskanen (Finland), forward — I. Gapanovich (Russia).

Russian Team: goalkeepers  – I. KHandaev(«Vodnik»), V. Riabov; defenders– O. Chubinskii(both « Start»), V. Shakalin («Katrineholm», Sweden), P. Frants(«Vänersborg», Sweden), U. Loginov(«Raketa», Kazan), A. Zolotarev(«Vodnik»); mid-fields– V. Grachev («Falu», Sweden), K. Zaletaev(«Kaliks», Sweden), N. Iarovich, U. Pogrebnoi(both – «Vodnik»), M. Sveshnikov, M. Poteshkin (both – «Iusdal», Sweden), E. Shvetsov(«Enisei»); forwards – I. Gapanovich, A.  Stuk(both – «Vodnik»), S. Obukhov(«Falu», Sweden).