2006 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships

The 2006 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships was the 70th such event hosted by the International Ice Hockey Federation. Teams representing 45 countries participated in four levels of competition. The competition also served as qualifications for the 2007 competition. In the Division I Championship held in April, Germany and Austria were promoted to the Championship division while Israel and Croatia were demoted to Division II. In the Division II competition, Romania and China were promoted, South Africa and New Zealand were relegated to Division III. In the Division III competition, Iceland and Turkey were promoted to Division II for 2007.

The 2006 IIHF World Championship was held in Latvia between May 5th and May 21st, 2009 with events being held in Riga. Sweden won the championship with a 4–0 victory in the final against the Czech Republic.

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