UMB World Three-cushion Championship for National Teams

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Overview 1 – Viersen 2013
Overview 2 – Viersen 2013

The UMB World Three-cushion Championship for National Teams is a professional carom billiards tournament in the discipline of three-cushion billiards where nations are represented by a team of two players. After the first three editions, which took place in various nations and were not scheduled regularly, the Union Mondiale de Billard decided to keep the championships situated in Viersen, Germany and to organize these championships annually.

List of champions[edit]

Below is the list of winning nations since 1981. From 2004 on, no third-place match was played and the third place was shared by the two semi-final losing teams.

Year Location Gold Silver Bronze
1981 Mexico Mexico City Japan Japan
Nobuaki Kobayashi
Junichi Komori
1.237 Belgium Belgium
Raymond Ceulemans
Ludo Dielis
1.232 France France
Edigio Vierat
Richard Bitalis
0.953
1985 France Bordeaux Japan Japan
Nobuaki Kobayashi
Junichi Komori
1.311 Sweden Sweden
Torbjörn Blomdahl
Lennart Blomdahl
1.058 United States United States
Frank Torres
Gilbert
1.103
1987 Spain Madrid Sweden Sweden
Torbjörn Blomdahl
Lennart Blomdahl
1.017 United States United States
Frank Torres
Gilbert
0.960 Japan Japan
Joji Kai
Yoshio Yoshihara
1.074
1990 West Germany Viersen Japan Japan
Joji Kai
Yoshio Yoshihara
1.114 Sweden Sweden
Torbjörn Blomdahl
Lennart Blomdahl
1.177 West Germany Germany
Christian Rudolph
Günther Siebert
1.064
1991 Germany Viersen Sweden Sweden
Torbjörn Blomdahl
Lennart Blomdahl
1.246 Denmark Denmark
Tonny Carlsen
Hans Laursen
1.044 Germany Germany
Hans-Jürgen Kühl
Christian Rudolph
1.118
1992 Germany Viersen Japan Japan
Nobuaki Kobayashi
Junichi Komori
1.218 United States United States
Sang Lee
Frank Torres
1.159 Portugal Portugal
Ribeiro
Jorge Theriaga
1.096
1993 Germany Viersen Germany Germany
Maxime Aguirre
Christian Rudolph
1.104 Netherlands Netherlands
Dick Jaspers
Louis Havermans
1.120 Sweden Sweden
Torbjörn Blomdahl
Lennart Blomdahl
1.182
1994 Germany Viersen Germany Germany
Maxime Aguirre
Christian Rudolph
1.252 Portugal Portugal
Ribeiro
Jorge Theriaga
1.073 Germany Germany
Johann Schirmbrand
Christian Zöllner
1.004
1995 Germany Viersen Denmark Denmark
Dion Nelin
Jacob Haack-Sørensen
1.145 Sweden Sweden
Lennart Blomdahl
Mats Noren
1.133 Portugal Portugal
Manuel Fradinho
Jorge Theriaga
1.073
1996 Germany Viersen Denmark Denmark
Hans Laursen
Dion Nelin
1.181 Japan Japan
Reiji Ichinose
Joji Kai
1.067 Spain Spain
José Quetglas
Dani Sánchez
1.199
1997 Germany Viersen Germany Germany
Christian Rudolph
Johann Schirmbrand
1.156 Austria Austria
Andreas Efler
Gerhard Kostistansky
1.210 Japan Japan
Tatsuo Arai
Reiji Ichinose
1.014
1998 Germany Viersen Netherlands Netherlands
Raimond Burgman
Dick Jaspers
1.540 Spain Spain
Javier Minguell
Dani Sánchez
1.182 Germany Germany
Martin Horn
Christian Rudolph
1.321
1999 Germany Viersen Netherlands Netherlands
Raimond Burgman
Dick Jaspers
1.478 Sweden Sweden
Torbjörn Blomdahl
Michael Nilsson
1.489 Germany Germany
Martin Horn
Christian Rudolph
1.245
2000 Germany Viersen Sweden Sweden
Torbjörn Blomdahl
Michael Nilsson
1.553 Netherlands Netherlands
Raimond Burgman
Dick Jaspers
1.430 Denmark Denmark
Dion Nelin
Jacob Haack-Sørensen
1.214
2001 Germany Viersen Sweden Sweden
Torbjörn Blomdahl
Michael Nilsson
1.546 Germany Germany
Martin Horn
Christian Rudolph
1.444 Denmark Denmark
Tonny Carlsen
Dion Nelin
1.255
2002 Germany Viersen Germany Germany
Martin Horn
Christian Rudolph
1.381 Netherlands Netherlands
Anno de Kleine
Dick Jaspers
1.503 Turkey Turkey
Tayfun Tasdemir
Adnan Yüksel
1.258
2003 Germany Viersen Turkey Turkey
Semih Sayginer
Tayfun Tasdemir
1.412 Greece Greece
Filipos Kasidokostas
Nikos Polychronopoulos
1.400 Netherlands Netherlands
Anno de Kleine
Dick Jaspers
1.707
Year Location Gold Silver Losing semi-finalists
2004 Germany Viersen Turkey Turkey
Semih Sayginer
Tayfun Tasdemir
1.514 Belgium Belgium
Frédéric Caudron
Peter de Backer
1.362 Spain Spain
Alfonso Legazpi
Dani Sánchez
1.302
France France
Jérémy Bury
Jean Christoph Roux
1.164
2005 Germany Viersen Sweden Sweden
Torbjörn Blomdahl
Michael Nilsson
1.414 Netherlands Netherlands
Jean Paul de Bruijn
Dick Jaspers
1.377 Belgium Belgium
Eddy Leppens
Eddy Merckx
1.471
Germany Germany
Martin Horn
Christian Rudolph
1.050
2006 Germany Viersen Sweden Sweden
Torbjörn Blomdahl
Michael Nilsson
1.421 Germany Germany
Martin Horn
Christian Rudolph
1.412 Netherlands Netherlands
Raimond Burgman
Dick Jaspers
1.647
Turkey Turkey
Semih Sayginer
Adnan Yüksel
1.531
2007 Germany Viersen Sweden Sweden
Torbjörn Blomdahl
Michael Nilsson
1.537 Denmark Denmark
Tonny Carlsen
Brian Knudsen
1.217 Netherlands Netherlands
Raimond Burgman
Dick Jaspers
1.526
Germany Germany
Martin Horn
Christian Rudolph
1.164
2008 Germany Viersen Sweden Sweden
Torbjörn Blomdahl
Michael Nilsson
1.664 Netherlands Netherlands
Raimond Burgman
Dick Jaspers
1.593 South Korea South-Korea
Choi Sung-won
Kim Kyung-roul
1.584
Spain Spain
Ricardo Garcia
Dani Sánchez
1.549
2009 Germany Viersen Sweden Sweden
Torbjörn Blomdahl
Michael Nilsson
1.769 Belgium Belgium
Roland Forthomme
Eddy Merckx
1.588 Germany Germany
Martin Horn
Christian Rudolph
1.607
South Korea South-Korea
Kang Dong-gung
Kim Kyung-roul
1.560
2010 Germany Viersen Turkey Turkey
Murat Naci Coklu
Adnan Yüksel
1.689 Spain Spain
Ruben Legazpi
Dani Sánchez
1.456 Netherlands Netherlands
Raimond Burgman
Dick Jaspers
1.831
South Korea South-Korea
Choi Sung-won
Kim Kyung-roul
1.516
2011 Germany Viersen Turkey Turkey
Lütfi Cenet
Tayfun Tasdemir
1.510 Belgium Belgium
Eddy Leppens
Eddy Merckx
1.652 Netherlands Netherlands
Raimond Burgman
Dick Jaspers
1.570
Germany Germany
Stefan Galla
Martin Horn
1.250
2012 Germany Viersen Belgium Belgium
Frédéric Caudron
Eddy Merckx
1.884 Germany Germany
Stefan Galla
Martin Horn
1.504 Spain Spain
Javier Palazón
Dani Sánchez
1.640
Denmark Denmark
Thomas Andersen
Tonny Carlsen
1.282
2013 Germany Viersen Belgium Belgium
Frédéric Caudron
Eddy Merckx
1.640 Germany Germany
Martin Horn
Christian Rudolph
1.371 Turkey Turkey
Murat Naci Coklu
Tayfun Tasdemir
1.580
South Korea South-Korea
Heo Jung-han
Kim Kyung-roul
1.397

References[edit]

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