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

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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