2002 Speedway World Cup

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2002 Speedway World Cup
Tournament details
Host nation  United Kingdom
Dates August 4 - August 10
Teams 12
Venues 4 (in 4 host cities)
Tournament results
Champion Gold  United States
Runner-up Silver  Denmark
3rd place Bronze  Sweden
Tournament statistics
Heats 115 (in 5 events)

The 2002 Speedway World Cup (SWC) was the 2nd FIM Speedway World Cup season. The Final took place on August 10, 2002 in Peterborough, Great Britain. The tournament was won by Australia (64 points) and they beat Denmark (58 pts), Sweden (54 pts), Poland (48 pts) and Czech Republic (36 pts) in the Final.[1]

Qualification[edit]

Pos. National team Pts.
1  Germany 49
2  Slovenia 46
3  Latvia 17
4  Austria 8

Venues[edit]

Four cities were selected to host SWC finals events:

City Stadium names Host club(s) Capacity
Eastbourne Arlington Stadium Eastbourne Eagles
Peterborough East of England Showground Peterborough Panthers
Poole Poole Stadium Poole Pirates
Sheffield Sheffield Sports Stadium Sheffield Tigers

Tournament[edit]

Qualifying rounds[edit]

Pos. National team Pts.
1  Australia 46
2  Great Britain 42
3  Czech Republic 28
4  Germany 9
Pos. National team Pts.
1  Sweden 55
2  Denmark 41
3  Finland 32
4  Hungary 19
Pos. National team Pts.
1  Poland 57
2  United States 49
3  Russia 24
4  Slovenia 19

Race-off[edit]

Pos. National team Pts.
1  Czech Republic 54
2  Denmark 51
3  United States 51
4  Great Britain 49
5  Finland 19

Final[edit]

Pos. National team Pts.
1  Australia 64
2  Denmark 58
3  Sweden 54
4  Poland 48
5  Czech Republic 36

Final classification[edit]

Pos. National team Pts.
Gold  Australia 64
Silver  Denmark 58
Bronze  Sweden 54
4  Poland 48
5  Czech Republic 36
6  United States 51
7  Great Britain 49
8  Finland 19
9  Russia 24
10  Hungary 19
11  Slovenia 19
12  Germany 9

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ world.speedway.org; Retrieved on 2008-12-26

External links[edit]