2008 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship

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2008 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship
2008 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship
Host city Vierumäki, Finland
Arena Vierumäki Ice Rink
Dates March 8–16
Winner   Switzerland
Second Irene Schori
Lead Toni Müller
Finalist  Finland

The 2008 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship was held March 8–16, 2008 in Vierumäki, Finland at the Vierumäki Ice Rink. It was the first mixed doubles world championships organized by the World Curling Federation.

Switzerland scored two perfect ends in Draw 2 against Wales, a rare feat.

Teams[edit]

Blue group[edit]

 China  Denmark  Finland

Second: Xindi Zhang
Lead: Li Guangxu

Second: Kirsten Jensen
Lead: Lasse Damm

Second: Jussi Uusipaavalniemi
Lead: Anne Malmi

 New Zealand  Poland   Switzerland

Second: Bridget Becker
Lead: Sean Becker

Second: Agnieszka Ogrodniczek
Lead: Damian Herman

Second: Irene Schori
Lead: Toni Müller

 United States  Wales

Second: Jamie Haskell
Lead: Nate Haskell

Second: Lisa Peters
Lead: Phil Jones

Red group[edit]

 Canada  England  Estonia

Second: Susan O'Connor
Lead: Dean Ross

Second: Jane Clark
Lead: Steve Amann

Second: Marju Velga
Lead: Jan Anderson

 Hungary  Italy  Japan

Second: Ildiko Szekeres
Lead: György Nagy

Second: Silvia Mingozzi
Lead: Alberto Rostagnotto

Second: Michiko Taira
Lead: Kenji Tomabechi

 Slovakia  Sweden

Second: Barbora Vojtusova
Lead: Stefan Turna

Second: Marie Persson
Lead: Göran Carlsson

Green group[edit]

 Australia  Czech Republic  Spain

Second: Jennifer Thomas
Lead: Gerald Chick

Second: Hana Cechova
Lead: Radek Zdarsky

Second: Garcia Irantzu
Lead: Vez Sergio

 France  Latvia  Norway

Second: Helene Grieshaber
Lead: Lione Roux

Second: Iveta Staša
Lead: Roberts Krusts

Second: Linn Githmark
Lead: Tormod Andreasson

 Russia  Scotland

Second: Ilona Grishina
Lead: Dmitry Abanin

Second: Judith Carr
Lead: Dillan A Perras

Not Competing[edit]

The following teams were initially listed as participating in this event but on February 24, 2008 updated schedule they are not included.

Round robin[edit]

Blue group Red group Green group
Country W L Country W L Country W L
  Switzerland 7 0  Sweden 5 2  Norway 6 1
 Finland 6 1  Canada 5 2  Czech Republic 5 2
 China 4 3  Hungary 5 2  France 4 3
 New Zealand 4 3  Italy 4 3  Latvia 4 3
 United States 3 4  Estonia 3 4  Australia 3 4
 Denmark 2 5  Japan 3 4  Scotland 3 4
 Poland 2 5  Slovakia 2 5  Russia 2 5
 Wales 0 7  England 1 6  Spain 1 6

Results[edit]

Blue group[edit]

Draw 1[edit]

March 8, 2008 09:00

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 China Hammer (Last Stone First End) 3 0 3 1 0 0 0 X 7
 Denmark 0 2 0 0 1 1 1 X 5
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Finland Hammer (Last Stone First End) 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 X 6
 New Zealand 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 X 3
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Final
 Poland 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 4
  Switzerland Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 8
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 United States Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 X 6
 Wales 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 X 2

Draw 2[edit]

March 8, 2008 19:30

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Switzerland 0 6 2 1 0 6 X X 15
 Wales Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 0 0 0 1 0 X X 2
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Poland 0 0 0 0 1 0 X X 1
 United States Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 1 1 1 0 3 X X 7
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Denmark Hammer (Last Stone First End) 2 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 7
 New Zealand 0 2 0 2 1 2 0 2 9
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 China Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 X 4
 Finland 2 0 1 1 0 0 4 X 8

Draw 3[edit]

March 9, 2008 16:00

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Poland Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 0 2 3 0 2 0 0 7
 New Zealand 1 2 0 0 4 0 1 1 9
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 China Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 1 2 2 2 0 2 X 10
 Wales 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 X 2
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 United States 0 0 1 0 0 0 X X 1
 Finland Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 1 0 2 2 1 X X 7
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Denmark 0 0 0 0 1 0 X X 1
  Switzerland Hammer (Last Stone First End) 2 1 3 2 0 2 X X 10

Draw 4[edit]

March 10, 2008 12:30

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Finland Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 X 3
  Switzerland 1 1 0 1 0 2 0 X 5
Sheet B Final
 United States L
 Denmark W
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 China Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 0 3 1 0 3 1 0 9
 Poland 0 4 0 0 3 0 0 1 8
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Wales 2 0 2 0 3 1 0 0 8
 New Zealand Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 1 0 5 0 0 2 1 9

Draw 5[edit]

March 11, 2008 09:00

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Final
 United States 0 0 4 0 1 0 1 1 0 7
 China Hammer (Last Stone First End) 3 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 8
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 New Zealand 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 X 1
  Switzerland Hammer (Last Stone First End) 2 1 1 1 1 0 3 X 9
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Finland 1 0 0 2 0 0 3 X 6
 Wales Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 X 4
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Final
 Poland 0 1 0 1 2 0 2 0 2 8
 Denmark Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 3 0 6

Draw 6[edit]

March 11, 2008 19:30

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Denmark 0 0 4 0 0 1 0 X 5
 Finland Hammer (Last Stone First End) 2 1 0 3 2 0 2 X 10
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Wales 0 3 0 1 0 2 0 0 6
 Poland Hammer (Last Stone First End) 4 0 1 0 2 0 2 1 10
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 New Zealand 0 2 0 3 0 2 0 0 7
 China Hammer (Last Stone First End) 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 6
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Switzerland Hammer (Last Stone First End) 3 0 1 0 3 1 0 X 8
 United States 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 X 4

Draw 7[edit]

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 New Zealand Hammer (Last Stone First End) 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 X 5
 United States 0 1 0 4 0 3 1 X 9
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Switzerland Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 4 0 3 2 1 1 X 11
 China 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 X 3
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Wales 1 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 6
 Denmark Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 0 0 3 0 3 2 1 9
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Finland Hammer (Last Stone First End) 4 0 2 0 4 0 2 X 12
 Poland 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 X 5

Red group[edit]

Draw 1[edit]

March 8, 2008 12:30

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Canada Hammer (Last Stone First End) 3 1 0 5 0 2 X X 11
 England 0 0 1 0 2 0 X X 3
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Estonia 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 2 7
 Hungary Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 0 2 1 0 1 1 0 5
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Italy 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 X 3
 Japan Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 3 0 3 0 5 2 X 14
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Slovakia 0 0 0 5 0 3 0 X 8
 Sweden Hammer (Last Stone First End) 5 2 2 0 4 0 1 X 14

Draw 2[edit]

March 9, 2008 09:00

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Japan Hammer (Last Stone First End) 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 X 6
 Sweden 0 5 0 1 1 0 3 X 10
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Italy 0 3 0 3 0 1 1 1 9
 Slovakia Hammer (Last Stone First End) 3 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 6
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 England Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 X 2
 Hungary 3 1 0 1 3 0 1 X 9
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Canada 0 5 1 1 1 0 2 X 10
 Estonia Hammer (Last Stone First End) 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 X 3

Draw 3[edit]

March 9, 2008 19:30

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Italy 0 0 1 0 3 0 3 0 7
 Hungary Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 1 0 2 0 3 0 3 10
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Canada 0 3 0 0 2 0 2 0 7
 Sweden Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 5
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Slovakia 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 X 3
 Estonia Hammer (Last Stone First End) 2 0 2 2 0 1 1 X 8
Sheet D Final
 England L
 Japan W

Draw 4[edit]

March 10, 2008 16:00

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Estonia 0 2 1 1 0 2 1 0 7
 Japan Hammer (Last Stone First End) 5 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 9
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Slovakia Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 2 0 3 0 2 0 0 8
 England 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 1 5
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Canada Hammer (Last Stone First End) 2 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 6
 Italy 0 2 1 0 2 0 2 3 10
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Sweden Hammer (Last Stone First End) 4 3 0 2 1 0 0 X 10
 Hungary 0 0 1 0 0 3 1 X 5

Draw 5[edit]

March 11, 2008 12:30

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Slovakia 0 2 0 4 0 0 5 0 11
 Canada Hammer (Last Stone First End) 3 0 4 0 3 1 0 1 12
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Final
 Hungary Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 0 0 2 0 3 1 0 1 8
 Japan 0 3 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 7
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Estonia Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 3 0 1 4 0 2 0 10
 Sweden 1 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 7
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Italy 0 2 0 5 0 4 X X 11
 England Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 0 1 0 1 0 X X 3

Draw 6[edit]

March 12, 2008 09:00

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 England 0 0 1 1 0 3 1 1 7
 Estonia Hammer (Last Stone First End) 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 5
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Sweden 0 2 0 5 0 1 5 X 13
 Italy Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 X 4
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Hungary 1 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 6
 Canada Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 4
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Japan 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 X 2
 Slovakia Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 3 1 1 1 0 3 X 9

Draw 7[edit]

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Hungary 0 1 0 2 2 1 2 X 8
 Slovakia Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 X 2
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Final
 Japan 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 7
 Canada Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 0 0 1 2 2 1 0 5 12
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Sweden Hammer (Last Stone First End) 3 1 2 0 4 2 X X 12
 England 0 0 0 1 0 0 X X 1
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Final
 Estonia 0 1 0 2 1 0 4 0 0 8
 Italy Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 5 2 10

Green group[edit]

Draw 1[edit]

March 8, 16:00

Sheet A Final
 Australia 0
 Czech Republic 7
Sheet B Final
 Spain 4
 France 14
Sheet C Final
 Latvia 2
 Norway 11
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Russia 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 X 4
 Scotland Hammer (Last Stone First End) 2 0 0 4 0 1 1 X 6

Draw 2[edit]

March 9, 12:30

Sheet A Final
 Norway 9
 Scotland Hammer (Last Stone First End) 7
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Latvia Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 3 1 1 0 1 1 X 7
 Russia 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 X 2
Sheet C Final
 Czech Republic Hammer (Last Stone First End) 7
 France 8
Sheet D Final
 Australia 8
 Spain Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1

Draw 3[edit]

March 10, 09:00

Sheet A Final
 Latvia 7
 France Hammer (Last Stone First End) 3
Sheet B Final
 Australia Hammer (Last Stone First End) 6
 Scotland 7
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Russia Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 4 2 1 3 0 X X 11
 Spain 0 0 0 0 0 3 X X 3
Sheet D Final
 Czech Republic 7
 Norway Hammer (Last Stone First End) 9

Draw 4[edit]

March 10, 19:30

Sheet A Final
 Spain 7
 Norway Hammer (Last Stone First End) 3
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Russia 2 0 1 0 0 4 0 0 7
 Czech Republic Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 1 0 1 1 0 4 1 8
Sheet C Final
 Australia Hammer (Last Stone First End) 5
 Latvia 7
Sheet D Final
 Scotland Hammer (Last Stone First End) 4
 France 7

Draw 5[edit]

March 11, 16:00

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Russia Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 7
 Australia 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 3 6
Sheet B Final
 France Hammer (Last Stone First End) 2
 Norway 8
Sheet C Final
 Spain Hammer (Last Stone First End) 5
 Scotland 8
Sheet D Final
 Latvia Hammer (Last Stone First End) 5
 Czech Republic 6

Draw 6[edit]

March 12, 12:30

Sheet A Final
 Czech Republic 9
 Spain Hammer (Last Stone First End) 4
Sheet B Final
 Scotland Hammer (Last Stone First End) 2
 Latvia 8
Sheet C Final
 France 4
 Australia Hammer (Last Stone First End) 7
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Norway 0 3 0 2 0 1 1 0 7
 Russia Hammer (Last Stone First End) 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 6

Draw 7[edit]

March 13, 09:00

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 France Hammer (Last Stone First End) 4 0 2 0 2 0 4 X 12
 Russia 0 3 0 2 0 1 0 X 6
Sheet B Final
 Norway Hammer (Last Stone First End) 6
 Australia 7
Sheet C Final
 Scotland 0
 Czech Republic Hammer (Last Stone First End) 12
Sheet D Final
 Spain 8
 Latvia 7

Tie break[edit]

Red group[edit]

March 13, 12:30

Sheet D Final
 Hungary 4
 Canada 7

Playoffs[edit]

Semifinal challenge 1[edit]

March 14, 2008 09:00

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Canada Hammer (Last Stone First End) 2 0 3 0 4 1 1 X 11
 Czech Republic 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 X 3

Semifinal challenge 2[edit]

March 14, 2008 13:00

Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Final
 Canada 0 3 0 3 0 0 2 0 0 8
 Finland Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 0 3 0 1 1 0 2 1 9

Brackets[edit]

Semi-final Final
           
  Switzerland 11
 Norway 2
  Switzerland 5
 Finland 4
 Sweden 4
 Finland 6
Bronze medal
     
 Norway 2
 Sweden 9

Semifinal[edit]

March 14, 2008 18:00

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Switzerland Hammer (Last Stone First End) 3 3 0 3 1 1 0 X 11
 Norway 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 X 2
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Finland Hammer (Last Stone First End) 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 6
 Sweden 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 4

Bronze medal game[edit]

March 15, 2008 12:00

Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Norway 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 X 2
 Sweden Hammer (Last Stone First End) 3 1 1 0 2 1 1 X 9

Gold medal game[edit]

March 15, 2008 12:00

Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Switzerland Hammer (Last Stone First End) 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 5
 Finland 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 4
2008 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship Winner
Switzerland
Switzerland
1st title

References[edit]

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