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2020 FIB WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP WOMEN

Oslo, Norway, 19-21 February



The World Championship 2020 for women was held in Oslo, the capital of Norway. It became a tournament that was very visible because many activities were held in central Oslo with a large audience. Sweden defended it’s gold from the last tournament and became world champion again. Russia won the silver medals.

Photo: Romus Ramström

Photo: Torstein Vegheim

Sweden won the final of the Women’s World Championship in Oslo Saturday, February 22. Sweden won the final game 3 goals to 1 after 1-0 at halftime. Sweden has won nine of the ten championships that have been played since its inception in 2004.  Russia won the gold in 2014.

Russia now had to settle for the silver medal in this tournament. Norway took the bronze by a 6-1 victory against Finland in the match for the third prize.

The goal scorers in the gold final:
1-0 (7) Matilda Plan, assist Emma Ahlander
2-0 (47) Matilda Plan, assist Malin Persson
2-1 (56) Diana Lipanova
3-1 (66) Emma Ahlander, penalty stroke

RUSSIA SILVER MEDAL

Photo: Torstein Vegheim

BEST PLAYERS OF THE CHAMPIONSHIP

Matilda Plan, Västerås SK and Team Sweden

Goalkeeper
Sara Carlström, Sweden
Defender
Malin Kuul, Sweden
Midfielder      
Galina Mikhailova, Russia
Forward
Tilda Ström, Sweden
Goal scorer
Matilda Plan and Tilda Ström, Sweden 8 goals each
Most valuable player
Matilda Plan, Sweden


BEST FAIR PLAY TEAM –  Japan



Photo: Romus Ramström


On Tuesday evening the opening ceremony was performed and after that the Mayor of Oslo had invited many guests to a reception in Oslo City Hall. The Championship ends with a Banquette for participants and organizers at Thon Hotel Storo. (Photo: Frank Nordseth)