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2018 IIHF World Championship


2018 IIHF World Championship

2018 IIHF World Championship
Tournament details
Host country  Denmark
Dates 4–20 May (proposed)
Venue(s) (in 2 host cities)

The 2018 IIHF World Championship will be hosted by Denmark, as the IIHF announced on May 23, 2014.[1][2]


There were two bids to host this championship.[3]

Denmark is the only top-ranked IIHF country that has never hosted the tournament. The proposed arenas were the Royal Arena in Copenhagen and the Jyske Bank Boxen in Herning.[2] Both arenas have a capacity of 12,000.[4]
Latvia hosted the IIHF World Championship in 2006. The proposed arenas were Arena Riga, and a secondary venue to be built.[2]

The decision on who hosts the tournament was decided on May 23, 2014. The bid of Denmark received 95 votes, while the bid of Latvia received only 12.[1][2]


Copenhagen Herning
Royal Arena
Capacity: 12,000
Jyske Bank Boxen
Capacity: 12,000


  1. ^ a b Denmark to host Ice Hockey World Championship in 2018
  2. ^ a b c d To Denmark in 2018
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