1997 Ford World Men's Curling Championship

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1997 Ford World Men's Curling Championship
Host city Bern, Switzerland
Arena Allmend Stadium
Dates April 12-20, 1997
Winner  Sweden
Curling club Östersunds CK, Östersund
Skip Peja Lindholm
Third Tomas Nordin
Second Magnus Swartling
Lead Peter Narup
Alternate Marcus Feldt
Finalist  Germany

The 1997 Ford World Men's Curling Championship was held at Allmend Stadium in Bern, Switzerland from April 12–20, 1997.

Teams[edit]

 Australia  Canada  Denmark  Finland
Sydney Harbour CC, Sydney

Skip: Hugh Millikin
Third: Gerald Chick
Second: Stephen Johns
Lead: Stephen Hewitt
Alternate: Jonathan Wade

Ottewell CC, Edmonton, Alberta

Skip: Kevin Martin
Third: Don Walchuk
Second: Rudy Ramcharan
Lead: Don Bartlett
Alternate: Jules Owchar

Hvidovre CC, Hvidovre

Skip: Ulrik Schmidt
Third: Lasse Lavrsen
Second: Brian Hansen
Lead: Ulrik Damm
Alternate: Carsten Svensgaard

Hyvinkää CC, Hyvinkää

Skip: Markku Uusipaavalniemi
Third: Wille Mäkelä
Second: Jussi Uusipaavalniemi
Lead: Tommi Häti
Alternate: Jouni Weckman

 Germany  Norway  Scotland  Sweden
Füssen CC, Füssen

Skip: Andy Kapp
Third: Uli Kapp
Second: Oliver Axnick
Lead: Holger Höhne
Alternate: Michael Schäffer

Stabekk CC, Oslo

Skip: Pål Trulsen
Third: Lars Vågberg
Second: Bent Ånund Ramsfjell
Lead: Knut Ivar Moe
Alternate: Morten Halsa

Castle Kennedy CC, Stranraer

Skip: Hammy McMillan
Third: Norman Brown
Second: Mike Hay
Lead: Brian Binnie
Alternate: Peter Loudon

Östersunds CK, Östersund

Skip: Peja Lindholm
Third: Tomas Nordin
Second: Magnus Swartling
Lead: Peter Narup
Alternate: Marcus Feldt

  Switzerland  United States
Basel-Ysfäger CC, Basel

Skip: Patrick Netzer
Third: Markus Widmer
Second: Damian Grichting
Lead: Fabian Burckhardt
Alternate: Tobias Treyer

Langdon CC, Langdon

Skip: Craig Disher
Third: Kevin Kakela
Second: Joel Jacobson
Lead: Paul Peterson
Alternate: Randy Darling

Standings[edit]

Country Skip W L
 Canada Kevin Martin 7 2
 Scotland Hammy McMillan 7 2
 Germany Andy Kapp 6 3
 Sweden Peja Lindholm 6 3
 Denmark Ulrik Schmidt 5 4
 United States Craig Disher 4 5
 Australia Hugh Millikin 3 6
 Norway Pål Trulsen 3 6
  Switzerland Patrick Netzer 3 6
 Finland Markku Uusipaavalniemi 1 8

Results[edit]

Draw 1[edit]

Sheet A Final
 Canada (Martin) 9
 Sweden (Lindholm) 6
Sheet B Final
 Germany (Kapp) 7
 Finland (Uusipaavalniemi) 6
Sheet C Final
 United States (Disher) 9
 Australia (Millikin) 5
Sheet D Final
 Scotland (McMillan) 3
  Switzerland (Netzer) 6
Sheet E Final
 Norway (Trulsen) 5
 Denmark (Schmidt) 7

Draw 2[edit]

Sheet A Final
 Norway (Trulsen) 7
 Finland (Uusipaavalniemi) 5
Sheet B Final
 Denmark (Schmidt) 4
 Australia (Millikin) 3
Sheet C Final
 Canada (Martin) 7
 Scotland (McMillan) 6
Sheet D Final
 United States (Disher) 7
 Sweden (Lindholm) 8
Sheet E Final
 Germany (Kapp) 5
  Switzerland (Netzer) 4

Draw 3[edit]

Sheet A Final
  Switzerland (Netzer) 3
 Denmark (Schmidt) 8
Sheet B Final
 Scotland (McMillan) 8
 Sweden (Lindholm) 3
Sheet C Final
 Germany (Kapp) 5
 Norway (Trulsen) 4
Sheet D Final
 Australia (Millikin) 5
 Canada (Martin) 8
Sheet E Final
 United States (Disher) 5
 Finland (Uusipaavalniemi) 6

Draw 4[edit]

Sheet A Final
 Sweden (Lindholm) 3
 Germany (Kapp) 12
Sheet B Final
 Canada (Martin) 7
 United States (Disher) 5
Sheet C Final
 Finland (Uusipaavalniemi) 4
 Denmark (Schmidt) 7
Sheet D Final
  Switzerland (Netzer) 5
 Norway (Trulsen) 7
Sheet E Final
 Scotland (McMillan) 9
 Australia (Millikin) 5

Draw 5[edit]

Sheet A Final
 United States (Disher) 6
 Norway (Trulsen) 5
Sheet B Final
 Australia (Millikin) 8
 Germany (Kapp) 6
Sheet C Final
  Switzerland (Netzer) 4
 Sweden (Lindholm) 12
Sheet D Final
 Finland (Uusipaavalniemi) 1
 Scotland (McMillan) 9
Sheet E Final
 Denmark (Schmidt) 8
 Canada (Martin) 6

Draw 6[edit]

Sheet A Final
 Denmark (Schmidt) 3
 Scotland (McMillan) 5
Sheet B Final
  Switzerland (Netzer) 4
 Canada (Martin) 7
Sheet C Final
 Australia (Millikin) 8
 Finland (Uusipaavalniemi) 4
Sheet D Final
 Germany (Kapp) 6
 United States (Disher) 8
Sheet E Final
 Sweden (Lindholm) 6
 Norway (Trulsen) 4

Draw 7[edit]

Sheet A Final
 Finland (Uusipaavalniemi) 2
 Canada (Martin) 10
Sheet B Final
 Sweden (Lindholm) 6
 Denmark (Schmidt) 4
Sheet C Final
 Scotland (McMillan) 5
 Germany (Kapp) 2
Sheet D Final
 Norway (Trulsen) 7
 Australia (Millikin) 6
Sheet E Final
  Switzerland (Netzer) 8
 United States (Disher) 6

Draw 8[edit]

Sheet A Final
 Australia (Millikin) 8
  Switzerland (Netzer) 7
Sheet B Final
 Norway (Trulsen) 4
 Scotland (McMillan) 5
Sheet C Final
 Denmark (Schmidt) 8
 United States (Disher) 9
Sheet D Final
 Sweden (Lindholm) 8
 Finland (Uusipaavalniemi) 7
Sheet E Final
 Canada (Martin) 6
 Germany (Kapp) 7

Draw 9[edit]

Sheet A Final
 Scotland (McMillan) 7
 United States (Disher) 6
Sheet B Final
 Finland (Uusipaavalniemi) 7
  Switzerland (Netzer) 9
Sheet C Final
 Norway (Trulsen) 6
 Canada (Martin) 11
Sheet D Final
 Denmark (Schmidt) 6
 Germany (Kapp) 7
Sheet E Final
 Australia (Millikin) 5
 Sweden (Lindholm) 7

Playoffs[edit]

Semi-final Final
           
1  Canada 4
4  Sweden 6
4  Sweden 6
3  Germany 3
2  Scotland 3
3  Germany 6
Bronze medal
     
1  Canada 4
2  Scotland 8

Final[edit]

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
 Sweden (Lindholm) 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 1 X 6
 Germany (Kapp) 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 X 3
1997 Ford World Curling Championship
Sweden
Sweden
3rd title

References[edit]