2019 U18 Women’s World Championship: Australia finish fourth

The Australian women’s national under-18 team have lost 2-6 to Chinese Taipei in their bronze medal match of the 2019 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women’s World Championship Division I Group B Qualification tournament. Nikki Sharp was named best Australian player of the match and Emily Davis-Tope was selected as best Australian player of the tournament. In the other games played Spain shutout Turkey 7-0 in their placement game to finish fifth and South Korea beat Kazakhstan 4-3 after a shootout to win the gold medal and earn promotion to Division I Group B for 2020.

Further information:
Australia Women U18 Facebook page
Tournament page at IIHF.com (includes livestream details)

Playoffs schedule
– Placement 5th-7th: Turkey 1-0 Mexico (13:00, 16 January 2019)
– Semifinal 1: South Korea 5-2 Australia (16:30, 16 January 2019)
– Semifinal 2: Kazakhstan 3-1 Chinese Taipei (20:00, 16 January 2019)
– Placement 5th-6th: Turkey 0-7 Spain (13:00, 18 January 2019)
– Bronze: Chinese Taipei 6-2 Australia (16:30, 18 January 2019)
– Gold: Kazakhstan 3-4 SO South Korea (20:00, 18 January 2019)

Final standings
– 1. South Korea
– 2. Kazakstan
– 3. Chinese Taipei
– 4. Australia
– 5. Spain
– 6. Turkey
– 7. Mexico

Preliminary round: Group A

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Kazakhstan 2 2 0 0 0 6
Australia 2 1 0 0 1 3
Turkey 2 0 0 0 2 0

Preliminary round: Group B

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
South Korea 3 3 0 0 0 9
Chinese Taipei 3 1 1 0 1 5
Spain 3 1 0 1 1 4
Mexico 3 0 0 0 3 0

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