2010 Men's World Floorball Championships were the eighth men's Floorball World Championships. The tournament was held from 4 December to 11 December 2010 in the cities of Helsinki, and Vantaa, Finland.
This was the first world championships under the
International Floorball Federation's (IFF) FIFA-like continental qualification system. A total of 32 countries had registered for this event, which is the most nations to ever register for an IFF-sanctioned world championship event. The previous record was 29 for the 2008 Men's World Floorball Championships.
Qualifying [ edit ]
Under the IFF's new qualification system, the 32 countries registered for the world championships had to qualify for only 16 spots. 8 of these spots had already been pre-determined, with the top 7 teams from the
2008 Men's World Floorball Championships A-Division and the top team from the B-Division automatically qualifying. This left just 8 spots for the other 24 registered countries.
The countries already qualified are as follows:
Asia/Oceania [ edit ]
Qualifying in the Asia/Oceanian region for the world championships will be overseen by the
Asia Oceania Floorball Confederation (AOFC).
Only 3 out of 5 registered AOFC countries qualified. The 5 countries were as follows:
Note: withdrew from world championships due to financial difficulties India 
Only 4 out of 16 countries registered in
Europe qualified. The 16 countries were as follows:
North America [ edit ]
Only 1 out of 2 countries registered in
North America qualified. The 2 countries were as follows:
Ballots for the groups in this event were drawn on May 9, 2009, during one of the semi-final matches of the
2009 Men's under-19 World Floorball Championships in Turku, Finland.
In the way the ballots were drawn, no team qualified from the AOFC played against each other in group stage matches, and no team qualified from Europe either.
The groups were assembled based on qualifying as follows:
Final groups [ edit ]
Championship schedule [ edit ]
Preliminary round [ edit ]
Group A [ edit ]
Group B [ edit ]
Group C [ edit ]
Group D [ edit ]
Playoff round [ edit ]
Quarter finals [ edit ]
Semi-finals [ edit ]
Bronze medal game [ edit ]
Gold medal game [ edit ]
Placement round [ edit ]
15th place match [ edit ]
13th place match [ edit ]
11th place match [ edit ]
9th place match [ edit ]
5th place match [ edit ]
3rd place match [ edit ]
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
External links [ edit ]