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9 October 2016

IWRF 2016 European Division B Championship Results

Poland celebrates victory over Finland

The IWRF European Div B Championship took place in Nottwil, Switzerland from October 3-9, 2016.

 

Congratulations to Poland and Finland, who both advance to IWRF's 2017 European Championship in Koblenz, Germany!! 

 

The eight teams competing in Nottwil were Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Finland, Italy, Poland, Russia, and host country Switzerland. Tournament results are as shown below. 

 

Final Standings:

Gold – Poland

Silver – Finland

Bronze – Switzerland 

4th Place -  Austria

5th Place – Belgium

6th Place – Italy 

7th Place - Czech Republic 

8th Place - Russia

 

Pool A : Finland, Poland, Czech Republic, Russia

Pool B: Belgium, Switzerland, Austria, Italy 

 

IWRF European Div. B Championship Schedule & Results

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

18:30 Switzerland v. Italy - 45-41

Thursday, October 6, 2016
09:30 Poland v. Russia - 56-38
11:30 Belgium v. Austria -46-47
13:30 Finland v. Czech Republic - 52-51
18:00 Switzerland v. Austria - 51-39
19:30 Poland v. Czech Republic - 51-42

 

Friday, October 7, 2016

09:30 Belgium v. Italy - 40-46
11:30 Czech Republic  v. Russia - 45-47
13:30 Finland v. Poland - 37-44
16:00 Austria v. Italy - 45-43
18:00 Switzerland v. Belgium - 48-47
20:00 Finland v. Russia - 58-54 OT

 

Saturday, October 8, 2016

12:00 Czech Republic v. Italy - 46-49
14:00 Russia v. Belgium - 40-59
16:00 Finland v. Switzerland - 46-45
18:00 Poland v. Austria - 45-34

 

Sunday, October 9, 2016

09:00 7/8 - Czech Republic v. Russia - 53-47
11:00 5/6 - Belgium v. Italy - 50-46
13:00 Bronze - Switzerland v. Austria - 48-47
15:00 Gold - Poland v. Finland - 48-43