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Armenia

First appeared in the World Championships in 2004. Played in World Championship Division III in Iceland where, in their first ever official game, Armenia were defeated 1-15 by Ireland after they had taken a 1-0 lead at the 10 minute mark of the first period. Armenia withdrew its team from the 2007 World Championship Division III.
Honours : Won World Championship Division III bronze in 2006.
Australia

First appeared in the World Championships in 1960. Listed in the Guinness Book of Records as holding the record for the highest score in a World Championship match when they beat Team New Zealand 58-0 at Perth on 15th March 1987.
Honours : Won World Championship Pool D gold in 1987.
Won World Championship Pool D silver in 1990 & 1998.
Won World Championship Pool C bronze in 1992.
Won World Championship Pool D bronze in 1999 & 2000.
Won World Championship Division II (Group A) bronze in 2001 & 2004.
Australia (Junior)

Played in the World Championship (Junior) Pool D in 1999-00.
Honours : Won World Championship (Junior U18) Asian Oceania Division I bronze in 2000-01.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Asian Oceania Division I silver in 2001-02.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division III (Group A) gold in 2002-03.
Won World Championship (Junior) Division III gold in 2003-04.
Australia (Women)

Played in the World Championship (Women) Pool B Qualification in 2000.
Honours : Won World Championship (Women) Division III gold in 2002-03.
Austria

Joined the IIHF in 1913. First appeared in the World Championships in 1928.
Honours : Won European Championship bronze in 1912 (later annulled), 1926, 1929, 1930 & 1947.
Won European Championship silver in 1925, 1932 & 1933.
Won European Championship gold in 1927 & 1931.
Won World Championship bronze in 1931 & 1947. 
Won World Championship Pool B silver in 1952, 1955, 1962 & 1982.
Won World Championship Pool B bronze in 1953, 1983, 1987 & 1990.
Won World Championship Pool C gold in 1963, 1970, 1972, 1976 & 1981.
Won World Championship Pool C bronze in 1975.
Won World Championship Pool C silver in 1978.
Won World Championship Pool B gold in 1992.
Austria (Junior)

Honours :
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool B bronze in 1991-92.
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool C silver in 1995-96.
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool C gold in 1997-98.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Pool B silver 1998-99 & 1999-00.
Won World Championship (Junior) Pool C gold in 1999-00.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division I silver in 2000-01.
Won World Championship (Junior) Division I silver in 2001-02.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division I bronze in 2001-02.
Won World Championship (Junior) Division I (Group B) gold in 2002-03.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division I (Group A) gold in 2003-04.
Austria (Women)
Honours : Won World Championship (Women) Division III gold in 2004.
Belarus

First appeared in the World Championships in 1994.
Honours : Won World Championship Pool C silver in 1994.
Won World Championship Pool C gold in 1995.
Won World Championship Pool B bronze in 1996.
Won World Championship Pool B gold in 1997.
Won World Championship Division I (Group A) gold in 2002 & 2004.
Belarus (Junior)

Honours :
Won World Championship (Junior) Pool C gold in 1996-97.
Won World Championship (Junior) Pool B gold in 1997-98 & 1999-00.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Pool B gold in 1998-99.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division I gold in 2000-01.
Won World Championship (Junior) Division I (Group B) gold in 2003-04.
Belgium

First appeared in the World Championships in 1920.
Honours : Won European Championship bronze in 1910, 1911 & 1914.
Won European Championship gold in 1913.
Won European Championship silver in 1927.
Won World Championship Pool B bronze in 1956. 
Won World Championship Pool D gold in 1989.
Won World Championship Pool D silver in 2000.
Won World Championship Division II (Group A) silver in 2002.
Won World Championship Division II (Group B) gold in 2003.
Belgium (Junior)

Honours :
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool C silver in 1979-80.
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool C bronze in 1980-81.
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool D bronze in 1997-98.
Won European Championship (Junior) Division II bronze in 1998-99
Won World Championship (Junior) Division III silver in 2002-03.
Belgium (Women)

Played in the World Championship (Women) Pool B Qualification in 2000.
Honours : Won World Championship (Women) Division III bronze in 2002-03.
Bohemia

Honours :
Won European Championship gold in 1911, 1912 (later annulled) and 1914.
Won European Championship silver in 1913.
Bosnia & Herzegovina (Junior)

Honours :
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division III (Group B) bronze in 2002-03.
Bulgaria

First appeared in the World Championships in 1963.
Honours : Won World Championship Pool C silver in 1967 & 1975.
Won World Championship Pool C bronze in 1974, 1977 & 1986. 
Won World Championship Pool D gold in 1998.
Won World Championship Division II (Group B) bronze in 2003.
Bulgaria (Junior)

Played in the World Championship (Junior) Pool D in 1999-00.
Honours : Won European Championship (Junior) Pool C gold in 1978-78.
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool D bronze in 1996-97.
Canada

The Canadian national side are called Team Canada. First appeared in the Olympics (when ice hockey was a demonstration sport only) and World Championships in 1920.
Honours : Won Olympic gold in 1920, 1924, 1928, 1932, 1948, 1952 & 2002.
Won World Championship gold in 1920, 1924, 1928, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1934, 1935, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1948, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1955, 1958, 1959, 1961, 1994, 1997, 2003, 2004 & 2007.
Won World Championship silver in 1933, 1936, 1949, 1954, 1960, 1962, 1985, 1989, 1991, 1996, 2005 & 2008. 
Won Olympic silver in 1936, 1960, 1992 & 1994.
Won Olympic bronze in 1956 & 1968.
Won World Championship bronze in 1956, 1964*, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1978, 1982, 1983, 1986 & 1995.
Won the Canada Cup in 1976, 1984, 1987 & 1991.
Won the Spengler Cup in 1984-85, 1992-93, 1995-96, 1996-97, 1997-98 & 1998-99.
Won the Isvejtsia Tournament in 1987-88.
Won the Sweden Hockey Games in 1992.
Won the Deutchland Cup in 2000-01.
Won the World Cup of Hockey in 2004.
* In 1964, the World Championship was held in conjunction with the Olympics. Canada and Czechoslovakia finished tied for third place. Under Olympic tie-breaking rules, which took goal differential for the entire tournament, Czechoslovakia were placed third and got bronze medals. But under World Championship rules, only goals from the medal round should have counted, which would have given Canada the bronze. There was a dispute at the time and Canada never got the medal. This was correct in 2005 when a new set of medals were struck and presented to the Canadian team.
Canada (Junior)

Played in the unofficial World Championships (Junior) held in 1974, 1975 & 1976.
First appeared in the World Championship (Junior) in 1977. 
Honours : Won World Championship (Junior) silver in 1976-77, 1985-86, 1998-99, 2001-02, 2002-03 & 2003-04.
Won World Championship (Junior) bronze in 1977-78, 1982-83, 1999-00 & 2000-01.
Won World Championship (Junior) gold in 1981-82, 1984-85, 1987-88, 1989-90, 1990-91, 1992-93, 1993-94, 1994-95, 1995-96, 1996-97 & 2004-05.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) gold 2002-03.
Canada (Women)

First appeared in the World Championship (Women) in 1990.
Honours : Won World Championship (Women) gold 1990, 1992, 1994, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001 & 2004.
Won Olympic (Women) silver in 1998.
Won Olympic (Women) gold in 2002 & 2006.
China
First appeared in the World Championships in 1972 - played for three seasons, took a three season break and have played every year since 1978. China's highest finish has been 7th in World Championship Pool B.
Honours : Won World Championship Pool C silver in 1981, 1986, 1991 & 2000.
Won World Championship Pool C bronze in 1983, 1985, 1989 & 1990.
Won World Championship Division II (Group B) silver in 2003.
Won World Championship Division II (Group A) gold in 2004.
Won World Championship Division II (Group B) gold in 2006.
China (Junior)

Played in the Asian Oceanic Junior Championship in 2002.
Honours : Won World Championship (Junior U18) Asian Oceania Division I silver in 2000-01.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Asian Oceania Division I gold in 2001-02.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division III (Group A) bronze in 2002-03.
Won World Championship (Junior) Division III silver in 2003-04.
China (Women)
First appeared in the World Championship (Women) in 1992. Played in the 1998 Olympics.
Croatia

First appeared in the World Championships in 1994.
Honours : Won World Championship Pool D gold in 1997.
Won World Championship Pool C bronze in 2000.
Won World Championship Division II (Group A) silver in 2004.
Croatia (Junior)

Honours :
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool C (Group2) silver in 1994-95.
Won World Championship (Junior) Pool D gold in 1995-96 & 1999-00.
Won European Championship (Junior) Division II gold in 1999-00.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division II (Group A) bronze in 2002-03 & 2003-04.
Won World Championship (Junior) Division II (Group B) bronze in 2003-04.
Czech Republic
First appeared in the World Championships in 1992.
Honours : Won World Championship bronze in 1992, 1993, 1997 & 1998.
Won the Sweden Hockey Games in 1994.
Won the Deutchland Cup in 1994-95.
Won the Pragobanka Cup in 1994, 1995 & 1997.
Won the Baltic Cup in 1997-98 & 2001-02.
Won World Championship gold in 1996, 1999, 2000, 2001 & 2005.
Won Olympic gold in 1998.
Won the Ceska Pojistovna Cup in 2000.
Won World Cup of Hockey bronze in 2004.
Won World Championship silver in 2006.
Won Olympic bronze in 2006.
Czech Republic (Junior)
Honours : Won European Championship (Junior) bronze 1993-94.
Won World Championship (Junior) gold in 1999-00 & 2000-01.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) bronze in 2001-02 & 2003-04.
Won World Championship (Junior) bronze in 2004-05.
Czech Republic (Women)

Played in the World Championship (Women) Pool B in 1999.
Honours : Won World Championship (Women) Division I bronze in 2001 & 2003.
Won World Championship (Women) Division I silver in 2004.
Czechoslovakia
First appeared in the World Championships in 1920.
Honours : Won Olympic bronze in 1920, 1964, 1972 & 1992.
Won World Championship bronze in 1920, 1933, 1938, 1955, 1957, 1959, 1963, 1964*, 1969, 1970, 1973, 1981, 1987, 1989 & 1990. 
Won European Championship silver 1921, 1926, 1936, 1938, 1939, 1952, 1955, 1959, 1960, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1974, 1975, 1978, 1979, 1982, 1983, 1985 & 1989.
Won European Championship gold in 1922, 1925, 1929, 1933, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1961, 1971, 1972, 1976 & 1977.
Won European Championship bronze in 1923, 1931, 1934, 1935, 1954, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1963, 1964, 1967, 1969, 1970, 1973, 1981, 1987 & 1990.
Won World Championship gold in 1947, 1949, 1972, 1976, 1977 & 1985.
Won Olympic silver in 1948, 1968, 1976 & 1984.
Won World Championship silver in 1948, 1961, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1971, 1974, 1975, 1978, 1979, 1982 & 1983. 
Won the Isvejtsia Tournament in 1970-71, 1974-75, 1977-78 & 1985-86.
Won the Spengler Cup in 1975-76.
Won Canada Cup silver in 1976.
Won the Deutchland Cup in 1987-88.
* In 1964, the World Championship was held in conjunction with the Olympics. Canada and Czechoslovakia finished tied for third place. Under Olympic tie-breaking rules, which took goal differential for the entire tournament, Czechoslovakia were placed third and got bronze medals. But under World Championship rules, only goals from the medal round should have counted, which would have given Canada the bronze. There was a dispute at the time and Canada never got the medal. This was correct in 2005 when a new set of medals were struck and presented to the Canadian team.
Czechoslovakia (Junior)

Played in the unofficial World Championships (Junior) held in 1974, 1975 & 1976.
First appeared in the World Championship (Junior) in 1977.
Honours : Won European Championship (Junior) gold in 1967-68, 1978-79, 1987-88, 1990-91 & 1991-92.
Won European Championship (Junior) bronze in 1968-69, 1970-71, 1971-72, 1972-73, 1982-83, 1984-85, 1985-86, 1989-90 & 1992-93.
Won European Championship (Junior) silver in 1969-70, 1974-75, 1976-77, 1979-80, 1980-81, 1981-82, 1983-84, 1986-87 & 1988-89.
Won World Championship (Junior) bronze in 1976-77, 1983-84, 1988-89, 1989-90, 1990-91 & 1992-93.
Won World Championship (Junior) silver in 1978-79, 1981-82, 1982-83, 1984-85 & 1986-87.
Denmark

First appeared in the World Championships in 1949.
Honours : Won World Championship Pool C bronze in 1963, 1967, 1978 & 1982.
Won World Championship Pool C silver in 1966, 1977, 1987 & 1990.
Won World Championship Pool C gold in 1991.
Won World Championship Pool B gold in 1999.
Won World Championship Division I (Group A) bronze in 2001.
Won World Championship Division I (Group B) gold in 2002.
Denmark (Junior)

Honours :
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool C gold in 1979-80.
Won World Championship (Junior) Pool C silver in 1991-92.
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool B silver in 1991-92.
Won World Championship (Junior) Pool C bronze in 1993-94, 1995-96 & 1996-97.
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool B bronze in 1994-95.
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool B silver in 1995-96.
Won World Championship (Junior) Pool C gold in 1997-98.
Won World Championship (Junior) Pool B bronze 1998-99.
Won World Championship (Junior) Division II silver in 2001-02.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division I (Group A) gold in 2002-03.
Won World Championship (Junior) Division I (Group A) silver in 2003-04.
Denmark (Women)

First appeared in the World Championship (Women) in 1992.
Honours : Won World Championship (Women) Division II silver in 2003.
Won World Championship (Women) Division II gold in 2004.
DPR Korea
See Korea - DPR
DPR Korea (Women)
See Korea - DPR (Women)
England

England play "home internationals" against Scotland from time to time and also in one off competitions or matches at age specific (e.g. Under-19) or junior levels. For full international games, players from across the UK would play in the Great Britain team. See Great Britain
Estonia
First appeared in the World Championships in 1994.
Honours : Won World Championship Pool C bronze in 1997.
Won World Championship Pool B bronze in 1998.
Won World Championship Division II (Group A) gold in 2002.
Won World Championship Division I (Group B) bronze in 2003.
Estonia (Junior)

Honours :
Won World Championship (Junior) Pool D silver in 1995-96.
Won World Championship (Junior) Pool D gold in 1996-97.
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool C bronze in 1996-97.
Won European Championship (Junior) Division I silver in 1999-00.
Won World Championship (Junior) Division III gold in 2001-02.
Won World Championship (Junior) Division II (Group A) gold in 2002-03.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division II (Group A) silver in 2002-03 & 2003-04.
Finland
First appeared in the World Championships in 1939.
Honours : Won European Championship silver in 1962.
Won European Championship bronze in 1985, 1986 & 1991.
Won Olympic silver in 1988 & 2006.
Won the Deutchland Cup 1990-91.
Won World Championship silver in 1992, 1994, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2007 & 2008.
Won Olympic bronze in 1994 & 1998.
Won World Championship gold in 1995.
Won the Pragobanka Cup 1996.
Won the Euro Hockey Tour 1996-97, 1999-00, 2000-01 & 2001-02.
Won the Karjala Cup in 1996-97, 1998, 2000, 2001 & 2002.
Won the Sweden Hockey Games 1996-97 & 2000.
Won World Championship bronze in 2000 & 2006.
Won the Ceska Pojistovna Cup in 2001 & 2002.
Retired jersey numbers : 17
Finland (Junior)
Played in the unofficial World Championships (Junior) held in 1974, 1975 & 1976.
First appeared in the World Championship (Junior) in 1977.
Honours :
Won European Championship (Junior) bronze 1973-74, 1975-76, 1983-84, 1988-89 & 1990-91.
Won European Championship (Junior) gold 1977-78, 1985-86, 1994-95 & 1996-97.
Won European Championship (Junior) silver 1978-79, 1982-83, 1987-88, 1995-96 & 1997-98.
Won World Championship (Junior) silver in 1979-80, 1980-81, 1983-84 & 2000-01.
Won World Championship (Junior) bronze in 1981-82, 1987-88, 2001-02, 2002-03 & 2003-04. 
Won World Championship (Junior) gold in 1986-87 & 1997-98.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) gold in 1998-99 & 1999-00.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) bronze in 2000-01.
Finland (Women)

First appeared in the World Championship (Women) in 1990.
Honours : Won World Championship (Women) bronze in 1990, 1992, 1994, 1997, 1999, 2000 & 2004.
Won Olympic (Women) bronze in 1998.
France
First appeared in the World Championships in 1920.
Honours : Won European Championship silver in 1923.
Won European Championship gold in 1924.
Won World Championship Pool B silver in 1951.
Won World Championship Pool C silver in 1961 & 1971.
Won World Championship Pool B bronze in 1962, 1989 & 1991.
Won World Championship Pool C bronze in 1976 & 1979.
Won World Championship Pool C gold in 1985.
Won World Championship Division I (Group A) silver in 2001 & 2002.
Won World Championship Division I (Group B) gold in 2003.
France (Junior)

Honours : Won World Championship (Junior) Pool B bronze in 1993-94.
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool B bronze in 1995-96.
Won World Championship (Junior) Pool B bronze 1996-97 & 1999-00.
Won World Championship (Junior) Division I gold in 2000-01.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division II silver in 2000-01.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division II gold in 2001-02.
Won World Championship (Junior) Division I (Group B) bronze in 2003-04.
France (Women)

Played in the World Championship (Women) Pool B in 1999.
Honours : Won the World Championship (Women) Pool B bronze in 1998-99.
GDR

First competed in the World Championships in 1956.
Honours : Won World Championship Pool B gold in 1956, 1969, 1973, 1975, 1977 & 1982.
Won World Championship Pool B bronze in 1971, 1972 & 1986.
Won World Championship Pool B silver in 1979.
Germany
First appeared in the World Championships in 1928.
Honours : Won European Championship silver in 1910, 1911, 1912 (later annulled), 1914 & 1953. 
Won European Championship bronze in 1913, 1927, 1933, 1936, 1937, 1938 & 1939.
Won World Championship silver in 1930 & 1953.
Won European Championship gold in 1930 & 1934.
Won Olympic bronze in 1932 &  1976*.
Won World Championship bronze in 1932 & 1934.
Won World Championship Pool B bronze in 1965* & 1974*.
Won World Championship Pool B gold in 1966* & 2000.
Won World Championship Pool B silver in 1970* & 1975*.
Won the Deutchland Cup in 1995-96 & 1996-97.
* playing as West Germany
Germany (Junior)

First appeared in the World Championship (Junior) in 1977.
Honours : Won European Championship (Junior) silver 1994-95.
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool B gold in 1997-98.
Won World Championship (Junior) Pool B silver in 1999-00.
Won World Championship (Junior) Division I silver in 2000-01.
Won World Championship (Junior) Division I gold in 2001-02.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division I (Group A) silver in 2002-03.
Won World Championship (Junior) Division I (Group A) gold in 2003-04.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division I (Group B) gold in 2003-04.
Germany (Women)

First appeared in the World Championship (Women) in 1990.
Great Britain
Great Britain Team 1949-50
Founder member of IIHF in 1908.  Great Britain played in the first European Championship in 1910. First appeared in the World Championships in 1924. The team won the Triple Crown in 1936.  In 1952 England competed in the World Championships as the BIHA entered team. Great Britain did not enter a team for international competitions during the following periods: 1954-60, 1967-70 and 1982-88.
Honours : Won European Championship gold in 1910, 1936, 1937 & 1938.
Won Olympic bronze in 1924.
Won World Championship bronze in 1924 & 1935.
Won European Championship bronze in 1928.
Won European Championship silver in 1935 & 1950.
Won Olympic gold in 1936.
Won World Championship gold in 1936.
Won World Championship silver in 1937 & 1938.
Won World Championship Pool B gold in 1952 & 1993.
Won World Championship Pool B silver in 1953, 1961 & 1999.
Won World Championship Pool D bronze in 1989.
Won World Championship Pool D gold in 1990.
Won World Championship Pool C gold in 1992.
Won World Championship Pool B bronze in 2000.
Won World Championship Division I (Group B) silver in 2001.
Great Britain (Junior)

Honours : Won Won European Championship (Junior) Pool C bronze in 1978-79, 1979-80 & 1981-82.
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool C silver in 1980-81.
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool C gold in 1990-91 & 1996-97.
Won World Championship (Junior) Pool C bronze in 1991-92 & 1999-00.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division II bronze in 2001-02.
Won World Championship (Junior) Division II (Group A) silver in 2002-03.
Won World Championship (Junior) Division II (Group B) gold in 2003-04.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division II (Group B) gold in 2003-04.
Great Britain (Women)

Finshed runners-up to Italy in the World Championship (Women) Pool B Qualification Tournament held in Székesfehérvár, Hungary in March 1999. Played in the World Championship (Women) Pool B Qualification in 2000, finishing in third place.
Greece

First appeared in the World Championships in 1992.
Played in World Championship Pool C 1992 & 1995, World Championship Pool D in 1998 & 1999. Played in the 1996 World Championship Pool D (Qualification) in Metulla, Israel but were disqualified for icing non-eligible players.
Holland
See Netherlands
Hong Kong
Only competed once in international hockey, when they played in Pool D of the 1987 World Championships.
Hungary

First competed in international hockey at the 1927 European Championship in Vienna. First appeared in the World Championships in 1928.
Honours : Won World Championship Pool C silver in 1963, 1976 & 1983. 
Won World Championship Pool C bronze in 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973 & 1981.
Won World Championship Pool C gold in 1998 & 2000.
Won World Championship Division I (Group B) silver in 2002.
Won World Championship Division I (Group A) bronze in 2003.
Hungary (Junior)

Played in the World Championship (Junior) Pool C in 1999-00.
Honours : Won European Championship (Junior) Pool B gold in 1981-82.
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool B bronze in 1996-97.
Won World Championship (Junior) Division II (Group B) gold in 2002-03.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division II (Group B) silver in 2002-03.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division II (Group A) silver in 2003-04.
Hungary (Women)

Played in the World Championship (Women) Pool B Qualification in 2000.
Honours : Won World Championship (Women) Division III bronze in 2004.
Iceland

First appeared in the World Championships in 1999.
Honours : Won World Championship Division III gold in 2004. 
Iceland (Junior)

Won promotion to World Championship (Junior) Division III in the 2000-01 Qualification tournament and competed in that division in 2001-02. Played in the World Championship (Junior 18) Division III Qualification tournament in 2000-01.
Honours : Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division III (Group B) gold in 2002-03.
Ireland

First appeared in the World Championships in 2004. Played in World Championship Division III in Iceland where, in their first ever win (in their second official game), Ireland defeated Armenia 15-1 on St Patrick's Day as they scored 15 unanswered goals after Armenia took a 1-0 lead at the 10 minute mark of the first period.
Ireland (Junior)

Played in the World Championship (Junior) Division III Qualification tournament in 2000-01.
Israel

First appeared in the World Championships in 1992. Played in World Championship Pool C in 1992-95 and Pool D from 1996.
Honours : Won World Championship Pool D (Qualification) gold in 1996.
Won World Championship Pool D bronze in 1998.
Won World Championship Pool D silver in 1999.
Won World Championship Pool D gold in 2000.
Won World Championship Division II (Group B) silver in 2001.
Won World Championship Division II (Group A) bronze in 2002.
Israel (Junior)

Honours :
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool D bronze in 1995-96.
Italy
First competed in the World Championships in 1930 and the Olympics in 1936.
Honours : Won World Championship Pool B gold in 1951, 1953, 1955, 1981 & 1991.
Won World Championship Pool B bronze in 1952 & 1985.
Won World Championship Pool C gold in 1966 & 1977.
Won World Championship Pool C silver in 1970, 1972, 1974 & 1979.
Won the Four Nation Tournament in 1980.
Won World Championship Pool B silver in 1986, 1989 & 1990.
Won World Championship Division I (Group B) silver in 2004.
Italy (Junior)

Honours :
Won World Championship (Junior) Pool C gold in 1991-92.
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool B gold in 1991-92.
Won World Championship (Junior) Pool C silver in 1997-98.
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool B silver in 1997-98.
Won World Championship (Junior) Pool C gold in 1998-99.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division I (Group B) bronze in 2002-03 & 2003-04.
Italy (Women)
Played in the World Championship (Women) Pool B in 2000.
Honours : Won World Championship (Women) Division II silver in 2004.
Japan
First appeared in the World Championships in 1930. Japan were promoted to Pool A when they finished as the best Far East team in the 1997 World Championship and were relegated to Pool B in 2000.
Honours : Won World Championship Pool B gold in 1962.
Won World Championship Pool B bronze in 1964, 1977 & 1992.
Won World Championship Pool C gold in 1967, 1969, 1982 & 1987.
Won World Championship Pool B silver in 1968, 1976 & 1978.
Japan (Junior)

First appeared in the World Championship (Junior) in 1993.
Honours : Won World Championship (Junior) Pool C silver 1998-99.
Won World Championship (Junior) Division II silver in 2000-01.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division I bronze in 2000-01.
Won World Championship (Junior) Division II gold in 2001-02.
Won World Championship (Junior) Division I (Group A) silver in 2002-03.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division I (Group B) silver in 2003-04.
Japan (Women)
First appeared in the World Championship (Women) in 1990. Played in the 1998 Olympics.
Honours : Won the World Championship (Women) Pool B gold in 1998-99.
Won World Championship (Women) Division I silver in 2000-01.
Won World Championship (Women) Division I gold in 2002-03.
Kazakhstan
First appeared in the World Championships in 1993. Gained promotion to Pool A in 1997.
Honours : Won World Championship Pool C bronze in 1993.
Won World Championship Pool C silver in 1995.
Won World Championship Pool C gold in 1996.
Won World Championship Pool B silver in 1997 & 2000.
Won World Championship Pool B bronze in 1999.
Won World Championship Division I (Group B) bronze in 2001.
Won World Championship Division I (Group A) bronze in 2002.
Won World Championship Division I (Group A) gold in 2003.
Kazakhstan (Junior)

Honours :
Won World Championship (Junior) Pool C gold in 1995-96.
Won World Championship (Junior) Pool B gold in 1996-97.
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool D gold in 1997-98.
Won European Championship (Junior) Division I gold in 1999-00.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division I gold in 2001-02.
Won World Championship (Junior) Division I (Group A) bronze in 2002-03.
Kazakhstan (Women)

Honours :
Won the World Championships (Women) Pool B gold in 2000.
Won World Championship (Women) Division I silver in 2003.
Won World Championship (Women) Division I gold in 2004.
Korea - DPR

First played in the World Championships in 1974.
Honours : Won World Championship Pool C silver in 1992.
Won World Championship Division II (Qualification) gold in 2002.
Won World Championship Division II (Group B) bronze in 2004.
Korea - DPR (Women)

Played in the World Championships (Women) Pool B Qualification in 2000 and qualified for the World Championships (Women) Division I in 2001.
Latvia
 
First appeared in the World Championships in 1933.
Honours : Won World Championship Pool C gold in 1993.
Won World Championship Pool B silver in 1994 & 1995.
Won World Championship Pool B gold in 1996.
Retired jersey numbers : 19
Latvia (Junior)

Honours :
Won World Championship (Junior) Pool C silver in 1993-94.
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool C silver in 1993-94.
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool C (Group 1) silver in 1994-95.
Won World Championship (Junior) Pool B silver in 1995-96 & 1996-97.
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool C bronze in 1995-96.
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool C silver in 1996-97 & 1997-98
Won European Championship (Junior) Division I gold in 1998-99.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Pool B bronze in 1999-00.
Won World Championship (Junior) Division II bronze in 2001-02.
Latvia (Women)

Played in the World Championship (Women) Pool B in 1999.
Honours : Won World Championship (Women) Division I bronze in 2004.
Lithuania
 
First appeared in the World Championships in 1938.
Honours : Won World Championship Pool D gold in 1996.
Won World Championship Pool C bronze in 1998 & 1999.
Won World Championship Division II (Group B) gold in 2002 & 2004.
Lithuania (Junior)

Honours : Won European Championship (Junior) Pool C (Group 2) gold in 1994-95.
Won World Championship (Junior) Pool D silver in 1996-97.
Won World Championship (Junior) Pool D gold in 1997-98.
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool C bronze in 1997-98.
Won European Championship (Junior) Division I bronze in 1998-99.
Won World Championship (Junior) Division II bronze in 2000-01.
Lithuania (Women)
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Luxembourg
First appeared in the World Championships in 1992.
Honours : Won World Championship Division III silver in 2003.
Luxembourg (Junior)

Played in the World Championship (Junior) Division III Qualification tournament in 2000-01.
Mexico

First appeared in the World Championships in 2000.
Honours : Won World Championship Division II (Qualification) silver in 2002.
Won World Championship Division III bronze in 2004. 
Mexico (Junior)

Played in the World Championship (Junior) Pool D in 1999-00.
Honours : Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division III (Group A) silver in 2002-03.
Won World Championship (Junior) Division III bronze in 2003-04.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division III gold in 2003-04.
Netherlands

First appeared in the World Championships in 1935.
Honours : Won World Championship Pool B bronze in 1951, 1955 & 1993.
Won World Championship Pool C silver in 1973.
Won World Championship Pool C gold in 1978, 1983, 1989 & 1999.
Won World Championship Pool B gold in 1979.
Won World Championship Pool B silver in 1992.
Won World Championship Division I (Group A) bronze in 2004.
Won World Championship Division I (Group B) bronze in 2005.
Netherlands (Junior)

Honours :
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool C gold in 1980-81.
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool C (Group 2) bronze in 1994-95.
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool D gold in 1995-96.
Won World Championship (Junior) Pool D silver in 1997-98 & 1998-99.
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool D silver in 1997-98.
Won European Championship (Junior) Division II silver in 1998-99 & 1999-00.
Won World Championship (Junior) Pool D bronze in 1999-00.
Won World Championship (Junior) Division III gold in 2000-01.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division III gold in 2000-01.
Won World Championship (Junior) Division II (Group B) silver in 2002-03.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division II (Group B) bronze in 2002-03.
Won World Championship (Junior) Division II (Group A) bronze in 2003-04.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division II (Group A) bronze in 2003-04.
Netherlands (Women)

Played in the World Championship (Women) Pool B in 1999.
New Zealand

First appeared in the World Championships in 1987.
Honours : Won World Championship Pool D bronze in 1987.
Won World Championship Division II (Qualification) bronze in 2002.
Won World Championship Division III gold in 2003.
New Zealand (Junior)

Honours :
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Asian Oceania Division I bronze in 2001-02.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division III bronze in 2003-04.
Norway
First appeared in the World Championships in 1938.
Honours : Won European Championship bronze in 1951 & 1962.
Won World Championship Pool B silver in 1956, 1964, 1987 & 1991.
Won World Championship Pool B gold in 1961, 1963 & 1989.
Won World Championship Pool B bronze in 1967, 1968, 1970 & 1976. 
Won World Championship Pool C gold in 1973, 1975 & 1986.
Won World Championship Division I (Group B) bronze in 2002.
Won World Championship Division I (Group B) silver in 2003.
Won World Championship Division I (Group A) silver in 2004.
Norway (Junior)

First appeared in the World Championship (Junior) in 1979.
Honours : Won World Championship (Junior) Pool B silver in 1993-94.
Won World Championship (Junior) Pool B bronze in 1995-96.
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool B gold in 1996-97.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Pool B gold in 1999-00.
Won World Championship (Junior) Division I bronze in 2001-02.
Won World Championship (Junior) Division I (Group B) bronze in 2002-03.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division I (Group B) gold in 2002-03.
Won World Championship (Junior) Division I (Group B) silver in 2003-04.
Norway (Women)

First appeared in the World Championship (Women) in 1990.
Honours : Won the World Championship (Women) Pool B silver in 1998-99.
Won the World Championships (Women) Pool B bronze in 1999-00.
Won World Championship (Women) Division II gold in 2002-03.
Poland
First appeared in the World Championships in 1928.
Honours : Won European Championship silver in 1929 & 1931.
Won World Championship Pool B gold in 1964, 1965, 1967, 1972, 1978, 1985 & 1987.
Won World Championship Pool B silver in 1969, 1971, 1977, 1981, 1983 & 1993.
Won World Championship Pool B bronze in 1982, 1994 & 1995.
Won World Championship Division I (Group A) gold in 2001.
Won World Championship Division I (Group A) silver in 2003.
Won World Championship Division I (Group B) bronze in 2004.
Poland (Junior)

First appeared in the World Championship (Junior) in 1977.
Honours : Won World Championship (Junior) Pool B bronze in 1994-95 & 1997-98.
Won World Championship (Junior) Pool B gold in 1995-96.
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool B silver in 1996-97.
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool B bronze in 1997-98.
Won World Championship (Junior) Pool B silver in 1998-99.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Pool B bronze in 1998-99.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division II bronze in 2000-01.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division II silver in 2001-02.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division I (Group B) silver in 2002-03.
Won World Championship (Junior) Division II (Group A) gold in 2003-04.
Romania
First appeared in the World Championships in 1931.
Honours : Won World Championship Pool C gold in 1961 & 1971.
Won World Championship Pool B bronze in 1963 & 1979.
Won World Championship Pool B silver in 1966 & 1967.
Won World Championship Pool B gold in 1976.
Won World Championship Pool C bronze in 1987 & 1991.
Won World Championship Pool D silver in 1989.
Won World Championship Pool C silver in 1998 & 1999.
Won World Championship Division II (Group B) gold in 2001.
Romania (Junior)

Honours :
Won World Championship (Junior) Pool D bronze in 1998-99.
Won World Championship (Junior) Pool D silver in 1999-00.
Won World Championship (Junior) Division III bronze in 2000-01.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division III silver in 2000-01.
Won World Championship (Junior) Division II (Group A) bronze in 2002-03.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division II (Group B) gold in 2002-03.
Won World Championship (Junior) Division II (Group A) silver in 2003-04.
Romania (Women)
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Russia
First appeared in the World Championships in 1992.
Honours : Won Olympic gold in 1992.**
Won the Deutchland Cup in 1992-93 & 1993-94.
Won the Isvejtsia Tournament in 1992-93, 1993-94, 1994-95 & 1995-96.
Won World Championship gold in 1993 & 2008.
Won Olympic silver in 1998.
Won the Baltic Cup in 2000 & 2001. 
Won Olympic bronze in 2002.
Won World Championship silver in 2002.
Won World Championship bronze in 2005 & 2007.
** playing as the Unified Team.
Russia (Junior)
Honours : Won World Championship (Junior) gold 1991-92**, 1998-99, 2001-02 & 2002-03.
Won European Championship (Junior) bronze 1991-92** & 1997-98. 
Won European Championship (Junior) silver 1992-93 & 1993-94.
Won World Championship (Junior) bronze in 1993-94, 1995-96 & 1996-97.
Won World Championship (Junior) silver in 1994-95, 1997-98, 1999-00 & 2004-05.
Won European Championship (Junior) gold 1995-96.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) silver in 1999-00 & 2001-02.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) gold in 2000-01 & 2003-04.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) bronze in 2002-03.
** playing as the Unified Team.
Russia (Women)

First appeared in the World Championship (Women) in 1997.
Honours : Won World Championship (Women) bronze in 2001.
Scotland

Scotland play 'home internationals' against England from time to time and also in one off competitions or matches at age specific (e.g. Under-19) or junior levels. For full international games, players from across the UK would play in the Great Britain team. See Great Britain
Serbia & Montenegro

Honours :
Won World Championship Division II (Group B) silver in 2004.
Serbia & Montenegro (Junior)
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Slovakia [web site - not the official web site but covers Team Slovakia - some English]
First competed in the Olympics and the World Championships in 1994. Lost in the final of the 2000 World Championships against the Czech Republic.
Honours : Won World Championship Pool C gold in 1994.
Won World Championship Pool B gold in 1995.
Won the Deutchland Cup in 1997-98.
Won World Championship silver in 2000.
Won World Championship gold in 2002.
Won World Championship bronze in 2003.
Slovakia (Junior)
First appeared in the World Championship (Junior) Pool A in 1996.
Honours : Won World Championship (Junior) Pool C gold in 1993-94.
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool C gold in 1993-94.
Won World Championship (Junior) Pool B silver in 1994-95.
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool B gold in 1994-95.
Won World Championship (Junior) bronze in 1998-99.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) bronze in 1998-99.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) silver in 2002-03.
Slovakia (Women)

Played in the World Championship (Women) Pool B in 1999.
Honours : Won World Championship (Women) Division II bronze in 2003 & 2004.
Slovenia
First appeared in the World Championships in 1993.
Honours : Won World Championship Pool C bronze in 1996.
Won World Championship Pool C silver in 1997.
Won World Championship Pool B silver in 1998.
Won World Championship Division I (Group B) gold in 2001 & 2004.
Slovenia (Junior)

Honours :
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool C bronze in 1993-94.
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool C (Group 1) bronze in 1994-95.
Won World Championship (Junior) Pool C silver in 1995-96, 1996-97 & 1999-00.
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool C gold in 1995-96.
Won World Championship (Junior) Pool C bronze in 1997-98 & 1998-99.
Won European Championship (Junior) Division I silver in 1998-99.
Won European Championship (Junior) Division I bronze in 1999-00.
Won World Championship (Junior) Division II gold in 2000-01.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division II gold in 2000-01.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division I silver in 2001-02.
Won World Championship (Junior) Division I (Group B) silver in 2002-03.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division I (Group A) bronze in 2002-03.
Won World Championship (Junior) Division I (Group A) bronze in 2003-04.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division I (Group A) silver in 2003-04.
Slovenia (Women)

Honours :
Won World Championship (Women) Division III silver in 2003 & 2004.
South Africa
First competed in the World Championships in 1961.
Honours : Won World Championship Pool C bronze in 1966.
South Africa (Junior)

Played in the World Championship (Junior) Pool D in 1999-00.
Honours : Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division III silver in 2003-04.
South Africa (Women)

Played in the World Championship (Women) Pool B Qualification in 2000.
South Korea
First appeared in the World Championships in 1979.
Honours : Won World Championship Pool D silver in 1987 & 1997.
Won World Championship Division II (Group A) gold in 2001 & 2003.
South Korea (Junior)

Honours :
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Asian Oceania Division I gold in 2000-01.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division III gold in 2001-02.
Won World Championship (Junior) Division III gold in 2002-03.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division II (Group A) gold in 2002-03.
Won World Championship (Junior) Division II (Group B) silver in 2003-04.
Spain

First appeared in the World Championships in 1977.
Honours : Won World Championship Pool D bronze in 1990, 1996 & 1997.
Won World Championship Pool D gold in 1999.
Won World Championship Division II (Group A) silver in 2001.
Won World Championship Division II (Group B) bronze in 2002.
Won World Championship Division II (Group A) bronze in 2003.
Spain (Junior)

Honours :
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool C silver in 1978-79 & 1981-82.
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool B silver in 1994-95.
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool D silver in 1996-97.
Won European Championship (Junior) Division II gold in 1998-99.
Won World Championship (Junior) Division III silver in 2000-01.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division III bronze in 2000-01.
Won World Championship (Junior) Division III silver in 2001-02.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division III bronze in 2001-02.
Sweden 
A picture of a Swedish postage stamp featuring the 1994 Olympics A picture from a Sweden v Wembley game in 1951 A picture from a Sweden v Nottingham game in 1952 A picture from a Sweden v Streatham game in 1953 
First appeared in the World Championships in 1920.
Honours : Won European Championship gold in 1921, 1923, 1928, 1932, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1957, 1962 & 1990.
Won European Championship silver in 1922, 1924, 1947, 1949, 1954, 1956, 1958, 1963, 1964, 1967, 1969, 1970, 1973, 1977, 1981, 1986, 1987 & 1991. 
Won Olympic silver in 1928 & 1964.
Won World Championship silver in 1928, 1947, 1951, 1963, 1964, 1967, 1969, 1970, 1973, 1977, 1981, 1986, 1990, 1993, 1995, 1997, 2003 & 2004. 
Won European Championship bronze in 1948, 1950, 1955, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1978, 1979, 1982, 1983 & 1989. 
Won Olympic bronze in 1952, 1980, 1984 & 1988.
Won World Championship bronze in 1952, 1954, 1958, 1965, 1971, 1972, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1979, 1994, 1999, 2001 & 2002.
Won World Championship gold in 1953, 1957, 1962, 1987, 1991, 1992, 1998 & 2006.
Won Canada Cup silver in 1984.
Won Canada Cup bronze in 1987.
Won the Nissan Cup 1988 & 1994.
Won the Sweden Hockey Games 1993, 1995, 1996, 1998, 2001, 2002 & 2004.
Won Olympic gold in 1994 & 2006.
Won World Cup of Hockey bronze in 1996.
Won the Isvejtsia Cup in 1996-97.
Won the Karjala Cup in 1997.
Won the Ceska Pojistovna Cup 1997-98.
Sweden (Junior)

Played in the unofficial World Championships (Junior) held in 1974, 1975 & 1976.
First appeared in the World Championship (Junior) in 1977. 
Honours :
Won European Championship (Junior) bronze 1967-68, 1969-70, 1974-75, 1977-78, 1979-80, 1980-81, 1994-95 & 1995-96.
Won European Championship (Junior) silver 1968-69, 1970-71, 1972-73, 1975-76, 1985-86, 1991-92 & 1996-97.
Won European Championship (Junior) gold 1971-72, 1973-74, 1976-77, 1981-82, 1984-85, 1986-87, 1989-90, 1992-93, 1993-94 & 1997-98.
Won World Championship (Junior) silver in 1977-78, 1988-89, 1991-92, 1992-93, 1993-94 & 1995-96.
Won World Championship (Junior) bronze 1978-79, 1979-80, 1986-87 & 1994-95.
Won World Championship (Junior) gold in 1980-81.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) silver 1998-99.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) bronze 1999-00. 
Sweden (Women)
First appeared in the World Championship (Women) in 1990. Played in the 1998 Olympics.
Honours : Won the World Championships (Women) Pool B silver in 2000.
Won Olympic (Women) bronze in 2002.
Won Olympic (Women) silver in 2006.
Switzerland
First appeared in the World Championships in 1920.
Honours : Won European Championship bronze in 1922, 1924, 1925, 1932, 1949, 1952 & 1953. 
Won European Championship gold in 1926, 1935, 1939 & 1950.
Won European Championship silver in 1928, 1930, 1934, 1937, 1948 & 1951. 
Won Olympic bronze in 1928 & 1948.
Won World Championship bronze in 1928, 1930, 1937, 1939, 1948, 1950, 1951 & 1953.
Won World Championship silver in 1935. 
Won World Championship Pool B bronze in 1961, 1975, 1978, 1981 & 1997.
Won World Championship Pool B silver in 1963, 1965, 1985 & 1996.
Won World Championship Pool C silver in 1969.
Won World Championship Pool B gold in 1971, 1986, 1990 & 1994.
Won World Championship Pool C gold in 1974.
Won the Deutchland Cup in 2001-02.
Switzerland (Junior)

First appeared in the World Championship (Junior) in 1978.
Honours : Won World Championship (Junior) Pool B gold in 1994-95.
Won European Championship (Junior) bronze 1996-97.
Won World Championship (Junior) bronze in 1997-98.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) silver in 2000-01.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division I (Group A) gold in 2003-04.
Switzerland (Women)

First appeared in the World Championship (Women) in 1990.
Honours : Won the World Championships (Women) Pool B silver in 1999-00.
Won World Championship (Women) Division I gold in 2000-01.
Turkey

First appeared in the World Championships in 1992.
Honours : Won World Championship Pool D (Qualification) silver in 1996.
Won World Championship Division III bronze in 2003.
Won World Championship Division III silver in 2004. 
Turkey (Junior)

Won promotion to World Championship (Junior U18) Division III in the 2000-01 Qualification tournament and will compete in that division in 2001-02.
Honours : Won World Championship (Junior) Division III bronze in 2002-03.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division III (Group B) silver in 2002-03.
Ukraine

First appeared in the World Championships in 1993.
Honours : Won World Championship Pool C silver in 1993 & 1996.
Won World Championship Pool C bronze in 1994 & 1995.
Won World Championship Pool C gold in 1997.
Won World Championship Pool B gold in 1998.
Ukraine (Junior)

Honours :
Won World Championship (Junior) Pool B gold in 1993-94 & 1998-99.
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool C (Group 1) gold in 1994-95.
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool B gold in 1995-96.
Won World Championship (Junior) Pool B silver in 1997-98.
Won World Championship (Junior) Division I bronze in 2000-01.
Won World Championship (Junior) Division I (Group A) gold in 2002-03.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division II (Group A) gold in 2003-04.
USA

First appeared in the World Championships in 1920.
Honours : Won Olympic silver in 1920, 1924, 1932, 1952, 1956, 1972 & 2002.
Won World Championship silver in 1920, 1924, 1931, 1932, 1934, 1939, 1950, 1952 & 1956.
Won World Championship gold in 1933 & 1960.
Won Olympic bronze in 1936.
Won World Championship bronze in 1936, 1949, 1962, 1996 & 2004. 
Won Olympic gold in 1960 & 1980.
Won World Championship Pool B gold in 1970, 1974 & 1983.
Won World Championship Pool B silver in 1972 & 1973. 
Won the Spengler Cup in 1988-89.
Won the World Cup of Hockey in 1996.
USA (Junior)

Played in the unofficial World Championships (Junior) held in 1974 & 1975.
First appeared in the World Championship (Junior) in 1977.
Honours : Won World Championship (Junior) bronze 1985-86 & 1991-92.
Won World Championship (Junior) silver 1996-97.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) gold 2001-02.
Won World Championship (Junior) gold 2003-04.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) silver 2003-04.
USA (Women)

First appeared in the World Championship (Women) in 1990.
Honours : Won World Championship (Women) silver in 1990, 1992, 1994, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001 & 2004.
Won Pacific Women's Championships silver in 1995 & 1996.
Won Olympic (Women) gold in 1998.
Won Olympic (Women) silver in 2002.
Won Olympic (Women) bronze in 2006.
USSR
First appeared in the World Championships in 1954.
Honours : Won World Championship gold in 1954, 1956, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1978, 1979, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1986, 1989 & 1990.
Won European Championship gold in 1954, 1955, 1956, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1978, 1979, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1989 & 1991.
Won World Championship silver in 1955, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1972, 1976 & 1987.
Won Olympic gold in 1956, 1964, 1968, 1972, 1976, 1984 & 1988.
Won the Ahearne Cup in 1956 & 1964.
Won European Championship silver in 1957, 1961, 1971, 1972, 1976, & 1990.
Won Olympic bronze in 1960.
Won World Championship bronze in 1960, 1961, 1977, 1985 & 1991.
Won the Isvejtsia Tournament in 1967-68, 1968-69, 1969-70, 1971-72, 1972-73, 1973-74, 1975-76, 1976-77, 1978-79, 1979-80, 1980-81, 1981-82, 1982-83, 1983-84, 1984-85, 1986-87, 1988-89, 1989-90 & 1990-91.
Won the Spengler Cup in 1976-77.
Won European Championship bronze in 1977.
Won Olympic silver in 1980.
Won the Canada Cup in 1981.
Won the Deutchland Cup in 1988-89 & 1991-92.
Won the Sweden Hockey Games 1991.
USSR (Junior)

Played in the unofficial World Championships (Junior) held in 1974, 1975 & 1976.
First appeared in the World Championship (Junior) in 1977. 
Honours : Won European Championship (Junior) silver in 1967-68, 1971-72, 1973-74, 1977-78, 1984-85, 1989-90 & 1990-91.
Won European Championship (Junior) gold in 1968-69, 1969-70, 1970-71, 1972-73, 1974-75, 1975-76, 1979-80, 1980-81, 1982-83, 1983-84 & 1988-89.
Won World Championship (Junior) gold in 1976-77, 1977-78, 1978-79, 1979-80, 1982-83, 1983-84, 1985-86 & 1988-89.
Won European Championship (Junior) bronze in 1976-77, 1978-79, 1981-82, 1986-87 & 1987-88.
Won World Championship (Junior) bronze in 1980-81 & 1984-85.
Won World Championship (Junior) silver in 1987-88, 1989-90 & 1990-91.
Wales (Women) [web site]

Played their first game on 24th July 2001 against Alberta. Possibly the only country that has a female national team but no male national team. Wales has two women's club teams but  Team Wales players are currently selected from Welsh players playing in 12 teams within the UK. Play their games at the Wales National Ice Rink.
West Germany (see Germany)
Honours : Won World Championship Pool B bronze in 1965 & 1974.
Won World Championship Pool B gold in 1966.
Won World Championship Pool B silver in 1970 & 1975.
Won Olympic bronze in 1976 .
Yugoslavia

First appeared in the World Championships in 1939.
Honours :
Won World Championship Pool C bronze in 1961.
Won World Championship Pool B bronze in 1966, 1969 & 1973.
Won World Championship Pool B gold in 1968.
Won World Championship Pool B silver in 1974.
Won World Championship Pool C gold in 1979 & 1990.
Won World Championship Pool C silver in 1982, 1985 & 1989.
Won World Championship Pool D silver in 1996.
Won World Championship Division II (Group B) bronze in 2001.
Won World Championship Division II (Group B) silver in 2002.
Won World Championship Division II (Group A) silver in 2003.
Yugoslavia (Junior)

Honours :
Won World Championship (Junior) Pool D bronze in 1995-96, 1996-97 & 1997-98.
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool D silver in 1995-96.
Won European Championship (Junior) Pool D gold in 1996-97.
Won World Championship (Junior) Pool D gold in 1998-99.
Won European Championship (Junior) Division II bronze in 1999-00.
Won World Championship (Junior) Division III bronze in 2001-02.
Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division III silver in 2001-02.
Won World Championship (Junior) Division II (Group B) bronze in 2002-03.

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