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2007 IIHF World Championship
2007 IIHF World Championship logo (WFAC).svg
Tournament details
Host country Flag of Latvia.svg Latvia
Dates 10 – 25 February 2007
Teams 16
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg Sweden Sweden (11th title)
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
Third place Bronze medal blank.svg Finland Finland
Fourth place Canada Canada
Tournament statistics
Matches played 56
Goals scored 316 (5.64 per match)
Attendance 342,866 (6,123 per match)
Scoring leader(s) Canada Sidney Crosby
(16 points)
MVP Sweden Niklas Kronwall
2005
2008

The 2007 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championships was the 64th edition of the Ice Hockey World Championships hosted by the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF). It took place between 10 and 25 February 2007 in Riga, Latvia, marking the first time a former Soviet state apart from the Soviet Union had hosted the event. Czechoslovakia were the defending champion.

The reigning Olympic champions Sweden won the title after shutting out Czechoslovakia 4–0 in the final. Finland defeated Canada 5–0 for the bronze medal.

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