1979 Air Canada Silver Broom

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1979 Air Canada Silver Broom
Host city Bern, Switzerland
Arena Allmend Eisstadion
Dates March 26-April 1
Winner  Norway
Curling club Bygdøy CC, Oslo
Skip Kristian Sørum
Third Morten Sørum
Second Eigil Ramsfjell
Lead Gunnar Meland
Finalist   Switzerland (Peter Attinger, Jr.)

The 1979 Air Canada Silver Broom, the men's world curling championship, was held from March 26-April 1 at the Allmend Eisstadion in Bern, Switzerland.

Teams[edit]

 Canada  Denmark  France  Germany  Italy
Deer Lodge CC, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Skip: Barry Fry
Third: Bill Carey
Second: Gordon Sparkes
Lead: Bryan Wood

Hvidovre CC, Hvidovre

Skip: Jørn Blach
Third: Freddy Bartelsen
Second: Bent Jørgensen
Lead: Antonny Hinge

Mont d'Arbois CC, Megève

Skip: Georges Mangier
Third: Pierre Saas
Second: René Robert
Lead: Gérard Wendling

Munchener EV, Münich

Skip: Keith Wendorf
Third: Balint von Bery
Second: Sascha Fischer-Weppler
Lead: Heino von L'Estocq

Tofane CC, Cortina d'Ampezzo

Skip: Giuseppe Dal Molin
Third: Andrea Pavani
Second: Giancarlo Valt
Lead: Enea Pavani

 Norway  Scotland  Sweden   Switzerland  United States
Bygdøy CC, Oslo

Skip: Kristian Sørum
Third: Morten Sørum
Second: Eigil Ramsfjell
Lead: Gunnar Meland

Hamilton & Thornyhill CC, Hamilton

Skip: Jimmy Waddell
Third: Willie Frame
Second: Jim Forrest
Lead: George Bryan

Sundsvalls CK

Fourth: Anders Grahn
Third: Ken Bruneflod
Skip: Karl-Erik Bruneflod
Lead: Roger Bredin

Dübendorf CC

Skip: Peter Attinger, Jr.
Third: Bernhard Attinger
Second: Mattias Neuenschwander
Lead: Ruedi Attinger

Bemidji CC, Bemidji, Minnesota

Skip: Scott Baird
Third: Dan Haluptzok
Second: Mark Haluptzok
Lead: Bob Fenson

Round Robin Standings[edit]

Country Skip W L
  Switzerland Peter Attinger, Jr. 7 2
 Norway Kristian Sørum 6 3
 Canada Barry Fry 6 3
 Germany Keith Wendorf 6 3
 United States Scott Baird 6 3
 Scotland Jimmy Waddell 5 4
 Sweden Karl-Erik Bruneflod 3 6
 Italy Giuseppe Dal Molin 3 6
 France Georges Magnier 2 7
 Denmark Jørn Blach 1 8

Round Robin Results[edit]

Draw 1[edit]

Team Final
 United States (Baird) 8
 France (Magnier) 3
Team Final
  Switzerland (Attinger) 7
 Italy (Dal Molin) 4
Team Final
 Norway (Sørum) 4
 Denmark (Blach) 3
Team Final
 Scotland (Waddell) 4
 Canada (Fry) 3
Team Final
 Germany (Wendorf) 12
 Sweden (Bruneflod) 3

Draw 2[edit]

Team Final
 Germany (Wendorf) 6
  Switzerland (Attinger) 5
Team Final
 Sweden (Bruneflod) 7
 Scotland (Waddell) 6
Team Final
 United States (Baird) 11
 Italy (Dal Molin) 5
Team Final
 France (Magnier) 6
 Denmark (Blach) 4
Team Final
 Norway (Sørum) 6
 Canada (Fry) 4

Draw 3[edit]

Team Final
 Norway (Sørum) 8
 Sweden (Bruneflod) 5
Team Final
 Canada (Fry) 6
 France (Magnier) 4
Team Final
  Switzerland (Attinger) 10
 Scotland (Waddell) 7
Team Final
 United States (Baird) 9
 Germany (Wendorf) 6
Team Final
 Italy (Dal Molin) 8
 Denmark (Blach) 3

Draw 4[edit]

Team Final
 Scotland (Waddell) 12
 Denmark (Blach) 3
Team Final
 Norway (Sørum) 6
 United States (Baird) 5
Team Final
 Canada (Fry) 6
 Germany (Wendorf) 3
Team Final
 Sweden (Bruneflod) 10
 Italy (Dal Molin) 2
Team Final
 France (Magnier) 7
  Switzerland (Attinger) 4

Draw 5[edit]

Team Final
 Canada (Fry) 6
 Italy (Dal Molin) 4
Team Final
 Scotland (Waddell) 5
 France (Magnier) 3
Team Final
  Switzerland (Attinger) 5
 Denmark (Blach) 2
Team Final
 Germany (Wendorf) 9
 Norway (Sørum) 6
Team Final
 United States (Baird) 9
 Sweden (Bruneflod) 2

Draw 6[edit]

Team Final
  Switzerland (Attinger) 4
 United States (Baird) 3
Team Final
 Germany (Wendorf) 8
 Italy (Dal Molin) 4
Team Final
 Norway (Sørum) 6
 Scotland (Waddell) 5
Team Final
 Sweden (Bruneflod) 10
 France (Magnier) 4
Team Final
 Canada (Fry) 9
 Denmark (Blach) 4

Draw 7[edit]

Team Final
 Canada (Fry) 6
 Sweden (Bruneflod) 5
Team Final
  Switzerland (Attinger) 5
 Norway (Sørum) 4
Team Final
 Italy (Dal Molin) 6
 France (Magnier) 3
Team Final
 United States (Baird) 8
 Denmark (Blach) 2
Team Final
 Scotland (Waddell) 7
 Germany (Wendorf) 5

Draw 8[edit]

Team Final
 Germany (Wendorf) 8
 Denmark (Blach) 5
Team Final
 Canada (Fry) 6
 United States (Baird) 4
Team Final
  Switzerland (Attinger) 7
 Sweden (Bruneflod) 6
Team Final
 Scotland (Waddell) 7
 Italy (Dal Molin) 4
Team Final
 Norway (Sørum) 6
 France (Magnier) 1

Draw 9[edit]

Team Final
 Italy (Dal Molin) 7
 Norway (Sørum) 6
Team Final
 Denmark (Blach) 5
 Sweden (Bruneflod) 4
Team Final
 Germany (Wendorf) 7
 France (Magnier) 4
Team Final
  Switzerland (Attinger) 6
 Canada (Fry) 5
Team Final
 United States (Baird) 5
 Scotland (Waddell) 4

Tiebreakers[edit]

Tiebreaker 1[edit]

Team Final
 Canada (Fry) 8
 United States (Baird) 4
Team Final
 Norway (Sørum) 6
 Germany (Wendorf) 5

Tiebreaker 2[edit]

Team Final
 Germany (Wendorf) 7
 United States (Baird) 4

Playoffs[edit]

Semifinals Final
           
1   Switzerland 9
4  Germany 5
1   Switzerland 4
2  Norway 5
2  Norway 6
3  Canada 3

Semifinals[edit]

Team Final
 Norway (Sørum) 6
 Canada (Fry) 3
Team Final
  Switzerland (Attinger) 9
 Germany (Wendorf) 5

Final[edit]

Team Final
 Norway (Sørum) 5
  Switzerland (Attinger) 4
1979 Air Canada Silver Broom
Norway
Norway
1st title

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