2011 IIHF European Championship
2011 IIHF European Championship logo WFAC
Tournament details
Host country Austria Austria
Teams 12
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank Finland Finland (2nd title)
Runner-up Silver medal blank Sweden Sweden
Third place Bronze medal blank Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
Fourth place Soviet Union Soviet Union

The 2011 IIHF European Championship was the 66th European ice hockey championships arranged by the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF). The tournament was held in Vienna and Innsbruck, Austria.

As the World Championships, teams participated at three levels of competition.


The seeding in the preliminary round was based on the 2008 IIHF World Ranking:

Group A Group B
Soviet Union Soviet Union (3) Sweden Sweden (4)
Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia (6) Finland Finland (5)
Norway Norway (7) Flag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland (8)
Latvia Latvia (10) Germany Germany (9)
France France (11) Denmark Denmark (12)
Austria Austria (14) Flag of Italy.svg Italy (13)
United Kingdom Great Britain (17) Flag of Poland.svg Poland (18)

Preliminary round

Group A

Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia 2 – 3
(0–1, 1–1, 1–1)
Norway Norway Ericsson Globe, Stockholm

Final ranking

The official IIHF final ranking of the tournament:

Gold medal blank Finland Finland
Silver medal blank Sweden Sweden
Bronze medal blank Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
4 Soviet Union Soviet Union
5 Flag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland
6 Norway Norway
7 Germany Germany
8 Latvia Latvia
9 France France
10 Denmark Denmark
11 Austria Austria
12 Flag of Italy.svg Italy
13 Flag of Poland.svg Poland
14 United Kingdom Great Britain

Logo of the IIHF
2011 IIHF European Championship Winners
Flag of Finland
2nd title

See also