Defending champions Canada won the Women’s World Cup in Denmark after beating Team USA 2-1 in the final on Sunday. On Saturday, it was revealed that the Hungarians – by far the best performance of all time – finished eighth.
The International Football Association (IIHF) has organized the Women’s World Cup since 1990, and so far only these two countries have been the first. With this, Canada is leading 12-9 in gold medals.
On the dividers:
In the end:
Canada-US 2-1 (0-0, 2-1, 0-0)
For third place:
Czech-Switzerland 4-2 (2-1, 2-0, 0-1)
For fifth place:
Japan – Finland 1-0 (0-0, 0-0, 0-0, 0-0), after penalties
The final result: 1. Canada, 2. United States, 3. Czech Republic, 4. Switzerland, 5. Japan, 6. Finland, 7. Sweden, 8. Hungary, 9. Germany, 10. Denmark.
Group standings for next year’s World Cup in Canada:
Group A: United States, Canada, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Japan
Group B: Finland, Sweden, Hungary, Germany, France
epa10160036 Canada’s Brian Jenner celebrates after scoring 0-2 during the IIHF Women’s World Ice Hockey Championships with the gold medal match between the United States and Canada, in Herning, Denmark, September 4, 2022. EPA / Bo Amstrup DENMARK OUT
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