1969 Air Canada Silver Broom

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1969 Air Canada Silver Broom
Host city Perth, Scotland
Arena Perth Ice Rink
Dates March 18-22, 1969
Winner  Canada
Curling club Calgary CC, Alberta
Skip Ron Northcott
Third Dave Gerlach
Second Bernie Sparkes
Lead Fred Storey
Finalist  United States
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The 1969 Air Canada Silver Broom, the men's world curling championship, was held at the Perth Ice Rink in Perth, Scotland.

Teams[edit]

 Canada  France  Germany  Norway
Calgary CC, Calgary, Alberta

Skip: Ron Northcott
Third: Dave Gerlach
Second: Bernie Sparkes
Lead: Fred Storey

Mont d'Arbois CC, Megève

Skip: Pierre Boan
Third: André Mabboux
Second: Yves Vallet
Lead: Richard Duvillard

EC Bad Tölz

Skip: Werner Fischer-Weppler
Third: Herbert Kellner
Second: Rolf Klug
Lead: Heinz Kellner

Bygdøy CC, Oslo

Skip: Erik Gylenhammar
Third: Sverre Michelsen
Second: Nils Anton Riise-Hanssen
Lead: Kai Dyvik

 Scotland  Sweden   Switzerland  United States
St. Martins CC, Perth

Skip: Bill Muirhead
Third: George Haggart
Second: Derek Scott
Lead: Alec Young

Djursholms CK, Stockholm

Skip: Kjell Oscarius
Third: Bengt Oscarius
Second: Boa Carlman
Lead: Christer Wessel

Bern-Zähringer CC, Bern

Skip: Heinz Beutler
Third: Mario Bettosini
Second: Jean-Pierre Mühlemann
Lead: Kurt Schneider

Superior CC, Wisconsin

Skip: Bud Somerville
Third: Bill Strum
Second: Franklin Bradshaw
Lead: Gene Ovesen

Standings[edit]

Country Skip W L
 Canada Ron Northcott 6 1
 United States Bud Somerville 5 2
 Scotland Bill Muirhead 5 2
 Sweden Kjell Oscarius 4 3
  Switzerland Heinz Beutler 3 4
 Germany Werner Fischer-Weppler 2 5
 France Pierre Boan 2 5
 Norway Erik Gylenhammar 1 6

Results[edit]

Draw 1[edit]

Team Final
 Germany (Fischer-Weppler) 14
 France (Boan) 11
Team Final
  Switzerland (Beutler) 11
 Norway (Gylenhammar) 5
Team Final
 Canada (Northcott) 11
 Sweden (Oscarius) 6
Team Final
 Scotland (Muirhead) 11
 United States (Somerville) 4

Draw 2[edit]

Team Final
 Scotland (Muirhead) 14
 France (Boan) 8
Team Final
 Canada (Northcott) 22
 Germany (Fischer-Weppler) 5
Team Final
 United States (Somerville) 13
 Norway (Gylenhammar) 6
Team Final
  Switzerland (Beutler) 10
 Sweden (Oscarius) 8

Draw 3[edit]

Team Final
 France (Boan) 9
 Sweden (Oscarius) 8
Team Final
 United States (Somerville) 21
 Germany (Fischer-Weppler) 1
Team Final
 Scotland (Muirhead) 12
  Switzerland (Beutler) 5
Team Final
 Canada (Northcott) 28
 Norway (Gylenhammar) 2

Draw 4[edit]

Team Final
 Scotland (Muirhead) 14
 Germany (Fischer-Weppler) 5
Team Final
 Sweden (Oscarius) 11
 Norway (Gylenhammar) 2
Team Final
 Canada (Northcott) 9
  Switzerland (Beutler) 6
Team Final
 United States (Somerville) 12
 France (Boan) 3

Draw 5[edit]

Team Final
 United States (Somerville) 12
 Canada (Northcott) 10
Team Final
 Germany (Fischer-Weppler) 11
  Switzerland (Beutler) 7
Team Final
 Sweden (Oscarius) 10
 Scotland (Muirhead) 7
Team Final
 France (Boan) 14
 Norway (Gylenhammar) 7

Draw 6[edit]

Team Final
 Canada (Northcott) 9
 France (Boan) 4
Team Final
 Sweden (Oscarius) 12
 Germany (Fischer-Weppler) 3
Team Final
 Scotland (Muirhead) 15
 Norway (Gylenhammar) 4
Team Final
 United States (Somerville) 15
  Switzerland (Beutler) 3

Draw 7[edit]

Team Final
 Norway (Gylenhammar) 13
 Germany (Fischer-Weppler) 11
Team Final
 Sweden (Oscarius) 9
 United States (Somerville) 8
Team Final
 Canada (Northcott) 9
 Scotland (Muirhead) 8
Team Final
  Switzerland (Beutler) 7
 France (Boan) 5

Playoffs[edit]

  Semi-Final     Final
                 
    1  Canada 9
  2  United States 7     2  United States 6
  3  Scotland 5  

Semifinal[edit]

Team Final
 United States (Somerville) 7
 Scotland (Muirhead) 5

Final[edit]

Team Final
 Canada (Northcott) 9
 United States (Somerville) 6
1969 Air Canada Silver Broom
Canada
Canada
9th title

References[edit]

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