2005 Speedway World Cup

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2005 Speedway Grand Prix
Tournament details
Host nations  Poland (Race-Off and the Final)
 United Kingdom and  Sweden (Semi-Finals)
Dates July 31 - August 6
Venues 3
Cities 3
Heats 100 (in 4 events)
Tournament results
Champion  Poland
Runner-up  Sweden
3rd place  Denmark

The 2005 Speedway World Cup (SWC) was the 5th FIM Speedway World Cup season. The Final took place on August 6, 2005 in the Olympic Stadium in Wrocław, Poland. The tournament was won by host team Poland (62 pts) and they beat defending champion Sweden (34 pts), Denmark (31 pts) and Great Britain (27 pts) in the Final.[1]

Qualification[edit]

Pos. National team Pts.
1  Russia 61
2  United States 52
3  Latvia 31
4  France 6
Pos. National team Pts.
1  Germany 30
2  Slovenia 23
3  Hungary 21
4  Italy 16

Tournament[edit]

  Semi-finals   Race-off   Final
31 July - Swindon (Abbey Stadium)
     Great Britain   59  
     Denmark   54  
     Czech Republic   26       6 August - Wrocław (Olympic Stadium)
     Russia   17 4 August - Wrocław (Olympic Stadium)      Poland   62
details      Poland   63        Sweden   34
       Denmark   48        Denmark   31
       Australia   30        Great Britain   27
2 August - Eskilstuna (Smedstadion)      Czech Republic   16 details
     Sweden   51 details
     Australia   50  
     Poland   49   Key:
     Germany   5     Qualify to the Final
details     Qualify to the Race-Off

Final classification[edit]

Pos. National team Pts.
Gold  Poland 62
Silver  Sweden 34
Bronze  Denmark 31
4  Great Britain 27
5  Australia 30
6  Czech Republic 16
7  Russia 17
8  Germany 5

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ rlach.republika.pl; Retrieved on 2008-12-27