World Wheelchair Curling Championship

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World Wheelchair Curling Championship
Established2002
2019 host cityStirling, Scotland
2019 champion China
Current edition
2019 World Wheelchair Curling Championship

The World Wheelchair Curling Championship is an annual world championship held to determine the world's best team in wheelchair curling. It is held every non-Paralympic year.

Medalists[edit]

Following is a list of medalists:[1]

Year Host Gold Silver Bronze
2002
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Switzerland
(Sursee)
  Switzerland
Urs Bucher
Cesare Cassani
Manfred Bolliger
Terese Kämpfer
Silvia Obrist
 Canada
Chris Daw
Don Bell
Jim Primavera
Karen Blachford
Richard Fraser
 Scotland
Frank Duffy
Alex Harvey
Michael McCreadie
Elaine Lister
James Sellar
2004
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Switzerland
(Sursee)
 Scotland
Frank Duffy
Michael McCreadie
Ken Dickson
Angie Malone
James Sellar
  Switzerland
Urs Bucher
Manfred Bolliger
Cesare Cassani
Terese Kämpfer
Otto Erb
 Canada
Chris Daw
Bruce McAninch
Jim Primavera
Karen Blachford
2005
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Scotland
(Braehead)
 Scotland
Frank Duffy
Michael McCreadie
Tom Killin
Angie Malone
Ken Dickson
 Denmark
Kenneth Ørbæk
Rosita Jensen
Jørn Kristensen
Bjarne Jensen
Sussie Pedersen
  Switzerland
Urs Bucher
Mafred Bolliger
Cesare Cassani
Terese Kämpfer
Erwin Lauper
2007
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Sweden
(Sollefteå)
 Norway
Rune Lorentsen
Geir Arne Skogstad
Jostein Stordahl
Lene Tystad
Trine Fissum
  Switzerland
Manfred Bolliger
Erwin Lauper
Cesare Cassani
Madeleine Wildi
Claudia Tosse
 Scotland
Michael McCreadie
Aileen Neilson
James Sellar
Angie Malone
James Elliott
2008
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Switzerland
(Sursee)
 Norway
Rune Lorentsen
Jostein Stordahl
Geir Arne Skogstad
Lene Tystad
Anne Mette Samdal
 South Korea
Kim Hak-sung
Kim Myung-jin
Cho Yang-hyun
Kang Mi-suk
Ham Dong-hee
 United States
James Pierce
Augusto Perez
James Joseph
Jacqueline Kapinowski
Bob Prenoveau
2009
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Canada
(Vancouver)
 Canada
Jim Armstrong
Darryl Neighbour
Ina Forrest
Chris Sobkowicz
Sonja Gaudet
 Sweden
Jalle Jungnell
Glenn Ikonen
Patrik Burman
Anette Wilhelm
 Germany
Jens Jäger
Marcus Sieger
Jens Gäbel
Caren Totzauer
Astrid Hoer
2011
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Czech Republic
(Prague)
 Canada
Jim Armstrong
Darryl Neighbour
Ina Forrest
Sonja Gaudet
Bruno Yizek
 Scotland
Aileen Neilson
Tom Killin
Gregor Ewan
Angie Malone
Michael McKenzie
 Norway
Rune Lorentsen
Jostein Stordahl
Tone Edvardsen
Terje Rafdal
Runar Bjørnstad
2012
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South Korea
(Chuncheon)[2]
 Russia
Andrey Smirnov
Marat Romanov
Aleksandr Shevchenko
Svetlana Pakhomova
Oxana Slesarenko
 South Korea
Kim Hak-sung
Jung Seoung-won
Noh Byeong-Il
Kang Mi-suk
Bang Min-ja
 China
Wang Haitao
Liu Wei
He Jun
Xu Guangqin
Zhang Qiang
2013
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Russia
(Sochi)[3]
 Canada
Jim Armstrong
Dennis Thiessen
Ina Forrest
Sonja Gaudet
Mark Ideson
 Sweden
Jalle Jungnell
Glenn Ikonen
Patrik Kallin
Kristina Ulander
Gert Erlandsson
 China
Wang Haitao
Liu Wei
Xu Guangqin
He Jun
Zhang Qiang
2015
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Finland
(Lohja)[4]
 Russia
Andrey Smirnov
Marat Romanov
Oxana Slesarenko
Alexander Shevchenko
Svetlana Pakhomova
 China
Wang Haitao
Liu Wei
Zhang Qiang
Xu Guangqin
He Jun
 Finland
Markku Karjalainen
Sari Karjalainen
Mina Mojtahedi
Tuomo Aarnikka
Vesa Leppanen
2016
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Switzerland
(Lucerne)[5]
 Russia
Andrey Smirnov
Konstantin Kurokhtin
Svetlana Pakhomova
Alexander Shevchenko
Marat Romanov
 Norway
Rune Lorentsen
Jostein Stordahl
Ole Fredrik Syversen
Sissel Løchen
Jan-Erik Hansen
 South Korea
Yang Hui-tae
Jung Seung-won
Seo Soon-seok
Bang Min-ja
Cha Jae-goan
2017
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South Korea
(Gangneung)[6]
 Norway
Rune Lorentsen
Jostein Stordahl
Ole Fredrik Syversen
Sissel Løchen
Rikke Iversen
 Russia
Andrey Smirnov
Konstantin Kurokhtin
Alexander Shevchenko
Daria Shchukina
Marat Romanov
 Scotland
Aileen Neilson
Gregor Ewan
Hugh Nibloe
Bob McPherson
Angie Malone
2019
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Scotland
(Stirling)[7]
 China
Wang Haitao
Zhang Mingliang
Xu Xinchen
Yan Zhou
Zhang Qiang
 Scotland
Aileen Neilson
Hugh Nibloe
Robert McPherson
David Melrose
Gary Logan
 South Korea
Cha Jin-ho
Yang Hui-tae
Seo Soon-seok
Bang Min-ah
Min Byeong-seok
2020
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Switzerland
(Wetzikon)

All-time medal table[edit]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Canada (CAN)3115
 Norway (NOR)3115
3 Russia (RUS)3104
4 Scotland (SCO)2237
5  Switzerland (SUI)1214
6 China (CHN)1124
7 South Korea (KOR)0224
8 Sweden (SWE)0202
9 Denmark (DEN)0101
10 Finland (FIN)0011
 Germany (GER)0011
 United States (USA)0011
Totals (12 nations)13131339

Performance timeline[edit]

Nation 2002 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2011 2012 2013 2015 2016 2017 2019 Years
 Bulgaria 7 10 12 3
 Canada 2nd, silver medalist(s) 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 6 4 4 1st, gold medalist(s) 1st, gold medalist(s) 6 1st, gold medalist(s) 6 7 5 10 13
 China 5 5 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 2nd, silver medalist(s) 5 4 1st, gold medalist(s) 8
 Czech Republic 10 1
 Denmark 9 8 2nd, silver medalist(s) 9 4
 England 6 4 10 3
 Finland 7 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 10 10 4
 Germany 13 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 9 7 8 9 12 7
 Italy 8 6 9 5 6 10 6
 Japan 13 5 9 3
 Latvia 9 1
 Norway 12 5 1st, gold medalist(s) 1st, gold medalist(s) 8 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 9 9 10 2nd, silver medalist(s) 1st, gold medalist(s) 4 12
 Poland 15 1
 Russia 9 15 8 10 4 1st, gold medalist(s) 5 1st, gold medalist(s) 1st, gold medalist(s) 2nd, silver medalist(s) 7 11
 Scotland 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 1st, gold medalist(s) 1st, gold medalist(s) 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 7 9 2nd, silver medalist(s) 7 6 8 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 2nd, silver medalist(s) 12
 Slovakia 4 8 4 9 6 5
 South Korea 11 7 7 2nd, silver medalist(s) 7 6 2nd, silver medalist(s) 10 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 6 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 11
 Sweden 4 7 4 10 6 2nd, silver medalist(s) 8 8 2nd, silver medalist(s) 9 10
 Switzerland 1st, gold medalist(s) 2nd, silver medalist(s) 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 2nd, silver medalist(s) 8 10 4 8 5 9
 United States 5 5 8 6 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 4 7 5 4 5 6 7 11 13
 Wales 13 11 2
Total teams 9 13 16 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 12

References[edit]

  1. ^ Events Wheelchaircurling.com
  2. ^ Curling Chuncheon City South Korea to host 2012 World Wheelchair Championship International Paralympic Committee (IPC) February 23, 2011
  3. ^ "WCF President impressed by Sochi 2014 event progress". World Curling Federation. 18 October 2011.
  4. ^ "Lohja, Finland to host World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2015". World Curling Federation. 29 January 2014. Retrieved 29 January 2014.
  5. ^ "World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2016 to be held in Lucerne, Switzerland". World Curling Federation. 3 January 2015. Retrieved 11 February 2015.
  6. ^ "World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2017". World Curling Federation. Retrieved 19 March 2017.
  7. ^ "worldcurling.org/scotland-awarded-four-international-curling-championships". World Curling Federation. 23 December 2014. Retrieved 23 December 2014.