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Women

The fifth sanctioned Women's World Hockey Championship, held in Espoo, Finland March 8-14, 1999. Top five teams from the 1998 Winter Olympics qualified (USA, Canada, Finland, China and Sweden) along with the top three teams from a qualification tournament (Germany, Switzerland and Russia). Top two teams (*) in each group after preliminary round-robin advance to the medal round.

Final Round Robin Standings

POOL AW-L-TPtsGFGA
*United States3-0-06272
*Sweden2-1-041012
China1-2-02411
Russia0-3-00420
POOL BW-L-TPtsGFGA
*Canada3-0-06240
*Finland2-1-04161
Germany1-2-02526
Switzerland0-3-00422

Medal Round

Canada 4Sweden 1
United States 3Finland 1
Bronze Medal: Finland 8Sweden 2
Gold Medal: Canada 3United States 1

Scoring Leaders

 GmGAPtsPM
Jenny Schmidgall, USA557120
Jayna Hefford, Canada556110
Kirsi Hanninen, Finland555102
Petra Vaarakallio, Finland537104
Sari Fisk, Finland54590
Karyn Bye, USA55382
Nancy Drolet, Canada54480
Cammi Granato, USA53580
Hayley Wickenheiser, Canada53588
Four tied with 7 points each.

World All-Star Team

(Selected by media)

First team: G— Sami Jo Small, Canada; D— Sue Merz, USA; Kirsi Hanninen, Finland; F— Hayley Wickenheiser, Canada; Jayna Hefford, Canada; Jenny Schmidgall, USA.


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