1979 Air Canada Silver Broom

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1979 Air Canada Silver Broom
Host city Bern, Switzerland
Arena Allmend Eisstadion
Dates March 26-April 1
Winner  Norway
Curling club Bygdøy CC, Oslo
Skip Kristian Sørum
Third Morten Sørum
Second Eigil Ramsfjell
Lead Gunnar Meland
Finalist   Switzerland (Peter Attinger, Jr.)
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The 1979 Air Canada Silver Broom, the men's world curling championship, was held from March 26-April 1 at the Allmend Eisstadion in Bern, Switzerland.

Teams[edit]

 Canada  Denmark  France  Germany  Italy
Deer Lodge CC, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Skip: Barry Fry
Third: Bill Carey
Second: Gordon Sparkes
Lead: Bryan Wood

Hvidovre CC, Hvidovre

Skip: Jørn Blach
Third: Freddy Bartelsen
Second: Bent Jørgensen
Lead: Antonny Hinge

Mont d'Arbois CC, Megève

Skip: Georges Mangier
Third: Pierre Saas
Second: René Robert
Lead: Gérard Wendling

Munchener EV, Münich

Skip: Keith Wendorf
Third: Balint von Bery
Second: Sascha Fischer-Weppler
Lead: Heino von L'Estocq

Tofane CC, Cortina d'Ampezzo

Skip: Giuseppe Dal Molin
Third: Andrea Pavani
Second: Giancarlo Valt
Lead: Enea Pavani

 Norway  Scotland  Sweden   Switzerland  United States
Bygdøy CC, Oslo

Skip: Kristian Sørum
Third: Morten Sørum
Second: Eigil Ramsfjell
Lead: Gunnar Meland

Hamilton & Thornyhill CC, Hamilton

Skip: Jimmy Waddell
Third: Willie Frame
Second: Jim Forrest
Lead: George Bryan

Sundsvalls CK

Fourth: Anders Grahn
Third: Ken Bruneflod
Skip: Karl-Erik Bruneflod
Lead: Roger Bredin

Dübendorf CC

Skip: Peter Attinger, Jr.
Third: Bernhard Attinger
Second: Mattias Neuenschwander
Lead: Ruedi Attinger

Bemidji CC, Bemidji, Minnesota

Skip: Scott Baird
Third: Dan Haluptzok
Second: Mark Haluptzok
Lead: Bob Fenson

Round Robin Standings[edit]

Country Skip W L
  Switzerland Peter Attinger, Jr. 7 2
 Norway Kristian Sørum 6 3
 Canada Barry Fry 6 3
 Germany Keith Wendorf 6 3
 United States Scott Baird 6 3
 Scotland Jimmy Waddell 5 4
 Sweden Karl-Erik Bruneflod 3 6
 Italy Giuseppe Dal Molin 3 6
 France Georges Magnier 2 7
 Denmark Jørn Blach 1 8

Round Robin Results[edit]

Draw 1[edit]

Team Final
 United States (Baird) 8
 France (Magnier) 3
Team Final
  Switzerland (Attinger) 7
 Italy (Dal Molin) 4
Team Final
 Norway (Sørum) 4
 Denmark (Blach) 3
Team Final
 Scotland (Waddell) 4
 Canada (Fry) 3
Team Final
 Germany (Wendorf) 12
 Sweden (Bruneflod) 3

Draw 2[edit]

Team Final
 Germany (Wendorf) 6
  Switzerland (Attinger) 5
Team Final
 Sweden (Bruneflod) 7
 Scotland (Waddell) 6
Team Final
 United States (Baird) 11
 Italy (Dal Molin) 5
Team Final
 France (Magnier) 6
 Denmark (Blach) 4
Team Final
 Norway (Sørum) 6
 Canada (Fry) 4

Draw 3[edit]

Team Final
 Norway (Sørum) 8
 Sweden (Bruneflod) 5
Team Final
 Canada (Fry) 6
 France (Magnier) 4
Team Final
  Switzerland (Attinger) 10
 Scotland (Waddell) 7
Team Final
 United States (Baird) 9
 Germany (Wendorf) 6
Team Final
 Italy (Dal Molin) 8
 Denmark (Blach) 3

Draw 4[edit]

Team Final
 Scotland (Waddell) 12
 Denmark (Blach) 3
Team Final
 Norway (Sørum) 6
 United States (Baird) 5
Team Final
 Canada (Fry) 6
 Germany (Wendorf) 3
Team Final
 Sweden (Bruneflod) 10
 Italy (Dal Molin) 2
Team Final
 France (Magnier) 7
  Switzerland (Attinger) 4

Draw 5[edit]

Team Final
 Canada (Fry) 6
 Italy (Dal Molin) 4
Team Final
 Scotland (Waddell) 5
 France (Magnier) 3
Team Final
  Switzerland (Attinger) 5
 Denmark (Blach) 2
Team Final
 Germany (Wendorf) 9
 Norway (Sørum) 6
Team Final
 United States (Baird) 9
 Sweden (Bruneflod) 2

Draw 6[edit]

Team Final
  Switzerland (Attinger) 4
 United States (Baird) 3
Team Final
 Germany (Wendorf) 8
 Italy (Dal Molin) 4
Team Final
 Norway (Sørum) 6
 Scotland (Waddell) 5
Team Final
 Sweden (Bruneflod) 10
 France (Magnier) 4
Team Final
 Canada (Fry) 9
 Denmark (Blach) 4

Draw 7[edit]

Team Final
 Canada (Fry) 6
 Sweden (Bruneflod) 5
Team Final
  Switzerland (Attinger) 5
 Norway (Sørum) 4
Team Final
 Italy (Dal Molin) 6
 France (Magnier) 3
Team Final
 United States (Baird) 8
 Denmark (Blach) 2
Team Final
 Scotland (Waddell) 7
 Germany (Wendorf) 5

Draw 8[edit]

Team Final
 Germany (Wendorf) 8
 Denmark (Blach) 5
Team Final
 Canada (Fry) 6
 United States (Baird) 4
Team Final
  Switzerland (Attinger) 7
 Sweden (Bruneflod) 6
Team Final
 Scotland (Waddell) 7
 Italy (Dal Molin) 4
Team Final
 Norway (Sørum) 6
 France (Magnier) 1

Draw 9[edit]

Team Final
 Italy (Dal Molin) 7
 Norway (Sørum) 6
Team Final
 Denmark (Blach) 5
 Sweden (Bruneflod) 4
Team Final
 Germany (Wendorf) 7
 France (Magnier) 4
Team Final
  Switzerland (Attinger) 6
 Canada (Fry) 5
Team Final
 United States (Baird) 5
 Scotland (Waddell) 4

Tiebreakers[edit]

Tiebreaker 1[edit]

Team Final
 Canada (Fry) 8
 United States (Baird) 4
Team Final
 Norway (Sørum) 6
 Germany (Wendorf) 5

Tiebreaker 2[edit]

Team Final
 Germany (Wendorf) 7
 United States (Baird) 4

Playoffs[edit]

Semifinals Final
           
1   Switzerland 9
4  Germany 5
1   Switzerland 4
2  Norway 5
2  Norway 6
3  Canada 3

Semifinals[edit]

Team Final
 Norway (Sørum) 6
 Canada (Fry) 3
Team Final
  Switzerland (Attinger) 9
 Germany (Wendorf) 5

Final[edit]

Team Final
 Norway (Sørum) 5
  Switzerland (Attinger) 4
1979 Air Canada Silver Broom
Norway
Norway
1st title

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