Stats and Rankings: The figures of the WCh
World Championship 2013
The World Championship is over and Spain won the gold medal. That is the most important fact of the competition, but to know all the details of the championship is needed to review the statistics and rankings of the whole tournament.
The World Championship's rankings
Top Scorer: Anders Eggert (Denmark), 55 goals
Assists: Aron Pálmarsson (Iceland), 35 assists
Goals + Assists: Domagoj Duvnjak (Croatia), 68 (41 goals + 27 assists)
Steals: Timur Dibirov (Russia), 20 steals.
Blocked shots: Matej Gaber (Slovenia) y Drago Vukovic (Croatia), 13 blocked shots
Penalties: Alexey Rastvortsev (Russia) y Hamad Alhajri (Qatar), +25
Saves: Marcin Wichary (Poland), 34/73 (46%)
7 meter saves: Jannick Green (Dinamarca), 5/10 (50)%
A final for the history
The final between Spain and Denmark beat the record achieved by Sweden in 1958 of the longest goal lead by the winner. The +16 of Spain (35-19) over Ulrik Wilbek's side overcame the +10 of Sweden versus Czechoslovakia (22-12).
Spain, moreover, is an expert on beating records in the finals that they win. On 2005, they recorded the highest scoring figure by a national team in a World Championship's final, with 40 goals (40-34).
This is the seventh time, out of the 23 editions of the World Championship, in which the home team win the gold medal.