Västanfors IF

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Västanfors IF
Founded1916 (1916)
BallparkVästanfors IP
Based inFagersta, Sweden

Västanfors IF is a sports club in the town of Fagersta in Sweden. The club is nicknamed Västanfläkt ("Western Wind").

The club mainly runs bandy, and soccer. It earlier also ran floorball. The team colours are red and white. The club was founded in 1916.[1]

The club has played 32 seasons in the Swedish top division.[2] It won the Swedish national championship in 1954.[3] The club played in the Swedish bandy top division since 2007. In 2012 the club was relegated to Division 1 in 2012.[4]

The club also ran floorball acticity during the 1980s. The women's floorball team won the Swedish national championship in 1983 and 1985 and also won a silver medal in 1984.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "VIF Bandy" (in Swedish). Västanfors IF. Retrieved 14 April 2014.
  2. "Maratontabell" (PDF) (in Swedish). Swedish Bandy Association. Retrieved 22 February 2015.
  3. "SM-finaler genom åren" (in Swedish). Swedish Bandy Association. Retrieved 14 April 2014.
  4. "Jimmys bandysida". Retrieved 14 April 2014.
  5. "SM, seniorer" (in Swedish). Swedish Floorball Association. Retrieved 23 February 2015.

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