Roller Hockey - Championships


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In case of quad hockey, The International Rink Hockey Committee or Comité Internationale de Rink-Hockey (CIRH) acts as the governing body. In case of inline roller hockey, the Fédération Internationale de Roller Sports (FIRS) and the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) jointly act as the governing body and FIRS acts as the world governing body for both quad and inline hockey.

Hockey Federation

FIRS organizes the following nation wise and league wise Roller Hockey championships −

  • FIRS Roller Hockey World Cup
  • FIRS Women's Roller Hockey World Cup
  • FIRS Roller Hockey World Cup U-20
  • Nations Cup

FIRS Roller Hockey World Cup

FIRS organizes Roller Hockey World Cup every two years. The first World Cup was held in 1936. Till 2015, only five countries have won the World Cup −

  • England – two times
  • Portugal – 15 times
  • Spain – 16 times
  • Italy – four times
  • Argentina – five times

FIRS Women’s Roller Hockey World Cup

FIRS organizes Women’s Hockey World Cup every two years. This world cup has been started since 1992. The winners of women’s world cup are as follows

  • Germany – three times
  • Brazil – two times
  • Chile – two times
  • Portugal – two times
  • Argentina – one time
  • France – one time
  • Japan – one time
  • Spain – one time

FIRS Roller Hockey World Cup U-20

FIRS Roller Hockey World Cup U-20 is organized every two years since 2003 in which Portugal and Spain has won many times. Portugal and Spain has won this world cup three times each and Argentina has only once.

Nations Cup

Nations Cup is said to be the oldest tournament of Roller Hockey as it is being held since 1923. Portugal and Spain are most successful in this tournament also. Besides these, England has also won this tournament many times.



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