Gothenburg Roller Derby

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Gothenburg Roller Derby
League logo
Metro area Gothenburg
Country Sweden
Founded 2009
Track type(s) Flat
Venue Lindholmens Sporthallar
Affiliations WFTDA

Gothenburg Roller Derby (GBGRD) is a women's flat track roller derby league based in Gothenburg in Sweden. Founded in 2009, the league consists three travel teams - The A-Team, The Badass Beavers and “Seriespelslaget” - and close to 100 members, and is a member of the Women's Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA).[1]


The league was founded in 2009.[2] In July 2013, it hosted the roller derby section of the SM-veckan national sporting competition, taking fourth place in the Swedish championships.[3]

In April 2013, Gothenburg was accepted as a member of the Women's Flat Track Derby Association Apprentice Program.[4] Gothenburg became a full member of the WFTDA in March 2015.[5]

In July 2014, GBGRD again reached the semifinals in the Swedish championships in roller derby.[6]


  1. ^ "Gothenburg Roller Derby – WFTDA". WFTDA. Retrieved 15 April 2017. 
  2. ^ Cecilia Karlsson, "Rollergirls Archived 2013-09-29 at the Wayback Machine.", Publik, #2, 2010, pp.18-19
  3. ^ "SM", Svenska Skridskoförbundet, 8 July 2013
  4. ^ "WFTDA Welcomes 16 Apprentice Members Archived 2013-09-02 at the Wayback Machine.", WFTDA, 26 April 2013
  5. ^ "WFTDA Welcomes 7 New Member Leagues - LatestNews - Women's Flat Track Derby Association". WFTDA. 17 March 2015. Retrieved 15 April 2017. 
  6. ^ "Klart för final i Roller derby-SM", Svenska Skridskoförbundet, 5 July 2014