1997 World Men's Curling Championship

The 1997 World Men's Curling Championship (branded as 1997 Ford World Men's Curling Championship for sponsorship reasons) was held at Allmend Stadium in Bern, Switzerland from April 12–20, 1997.

1997 World Men's Curling Championship
Host cityBern, Switzerland
ArenaAllmend Stadium
DatesApril 12–20, 1997
Winner Sweden
Curling clubÖstersunds CK, Östersund
SkipPeja Lindholm
ThirdTomas Nordin
SecondMagnus Swartling
LeadPeter Narup
AlternateMarcus Feldt
Finalist Germany (Andy Kapp)
« 1996
1998 »

TeamsEdit

  Australia   Canada   Denmark   Finland
Sydney Harbour CC, Sydney

Skip: Hugh Millikin
Third: Gerald Chick
Second: Stephen Johns
Lead: Stephen Hewitt
Alternate: Jonathan Wade

Ottewell CC, Edmonton, Alberta

Skip: Kevin Martin
Third: Don Walchuk
Second: Rudy Ramcharan
Lead: Don Bartlett
Alternate: Jules Owchar

Hvidovre CC, Hvidovre

Skip: Ulrik Schmidt
Third: Lasse Lavrsen
Second: Brian Hansen
Lead: Ulrik Damm
Alternate: Carsten Svensgaard

Hyvinkää CC, Hyvinkää

Skip: Markku Uusipaavalniemi
Third: Wille Mäkelä
Second: Jussi Uusipaavalniemi
Lead: Tommi Häti
Alternate: Jouni Weckman

  Germany   Norway   Scotland   Sweden
Füssen CC, Füssen

Skip: Andy Kapp
Third: Uli Kapp
Second: Oliver Axnick
Lead: Holger Höhne
Alternate: Michael Schäffer

Stabekk CC, Oslo

Skip: Pål Trulsen
Third: Lars Vågberg
Second: Bent Ånund Ramsfjell
Lead: Knut Ivar Moe
Alternate: Morten Halsa

Castle Kennedy CC, Stranraer

Skip: Hammy McMillan
Third: Norman Brown
Second: Mike Hay
Lead: Brian Binnie
Alternate: Peter Loudon

Östersunds CK, Östersund

Skip: Peja Lindholm
Third: Tomas Nordin
Second: Magnus Swartling
Lead: Peter Narup
Alternate: Marcus Feldt

   Switzerland   United States
Basel-Ysfäger CC, Basel

Skip: Patrick Netzer
Third: Markus Widmer
Second: Damian Grichting
Lead: Fabian Burckhardt
Alternate: Tobias Treyer

Langdon CC, Langdon

Skip: Craig Disher
Third: Kevin Kakela
Second: Joel Jacobson
Lead: Paul Peterson
Alternate: Randy Darling

Round robin standingsEdit

Key
Teams to playoffs
Country Skip W L
  Canada Kevin Martin 7 2
  Scotland Hammy McMillan 7 2
  Germany Andy Kapp 6 3
  Sweden Peja Lindholm 6 3
  Denmark Ulrik Schmidt 5 4
  United States Craig Disher 4 5
  Australia Hugh Millikin 3 6
  Norway Pål Trulsen 3 6
   Switzerland Patrick Netzer 3 6
  Finland Markku Uusipaavalniemi 1 8

Round robin resultsEdit

Draw 1Edit

Sheet A Final
  Canada (Martin) 9
  Sweden (Lindholm) 6
Sheet B Final
  Germany (Kapp) 7
  Finland (Uusipaavalniemi) 6
Sheet C Final
  United States (Disher) 9
  Australia (Millikin) 5
Sheet D Final
  Scotland (McMillan) 3
   Switzerland (Netzer) 6
Sheet E Final
  Norway (Trulsen) 5
  Denmark (Schmidt) 7

Draw 2Edit

Sheet A Final
  Norway (Trulsen) 7
  Finland (Uusipaavalniemi) 5
Sheet B Final
  Denmark (Schmidt) 4
  Australia (Millikin) 3
Sheet C Final
  Canada (Martin) 7
  Scotland (McMillan) 6
Sheet D Final
  United States (Disher) 7
  Sweden (Lindholm) 8
Sheet E Final
  Germany (Kapp) 5
   Switzerland (Netzer) 4

Draw 3Edit

Sheet A Final
   Switzerland (Netzer) 3
  Denmark (Schmidt) 8
Sheet B Final
  Scotland (McMillan) 8
  Sweden (Lindholm) 3
Sheet C Final
  Germany (Kapp) 5
  Norway (Trulsen) 4
Sheet D Final
  Australia (Millikin) 5
  Canada (Martin) 8
Sheet E Final
  United States (Disher) 5
  Finland (Uusipaavalniemi) 6

Draw 4Edit

Sheet A Final
  Sweden (Lindholm) 3
  Germany (Kapp) 12
Sheet B Final
  Canada (Martin) 7
  United States (Disher) 5
Sheet C Final
  Finland (Uusipaavalniemi) 4
  Denmark (Schmidt) 7
Sheet D Final
   Switzerland (Netzer) 5
  Norway (Trulsen) 7
Sheet E Final
  Scotland (McMillan) 9
  Australia (Millikin) 5

Draw 5Edit

Sheet A Final
  United States (Disher) 6
  Norway (Trulsen) 5
Sheet B Final
  Australia (Millikin) 8
  Germany (Kapp) 6
Sheet C Final
   Switzerland (Netzer) 4
  Sweden (Lindholm) 12
Sheet D Final
  Finland (Uusipaavalniemi) 1
  Scotland (McMillan) 9
Sheet E Final
  Denmark (Schmidt) 8
  Canada (Martin) 6

Draw 6Edit

Sheet A Final
  Denmark (Schmidt) 3
  Scotland (McMillan) 5
Sheet B Final
   Switzerland (Netzer) 4
  Canada (Martin) 7
Sheet C Final
  Australia (Millikin) 8
  Finland (Uusipaavalniemi) 4
Sheet D Final
  Germany (Kapp) 6
  United States (Disher) 8
Sheet E Final
  Sweden (Lindholm) 6
  Norway (Trulsen) 4

Draw 7Edit

Sheet A Final
  Finland (Uusipaavalniemi) 2
  Canada (Martin) 10
Sheet B Final
  Sweden (Lindholm) 6
  Denmark (Schmidt) 4
Sheet C Final
  Scotland (McMillan) 5
  Germany (Kapp) 2
Sheet D Final
  Norway (Trulsen) 7
  Australia (Millikin) 6
Sheet E Final
   Switzerland (Netzer) 8
  United States (Disher) 6

Draw 8Edit

Sheet A Final
  Australia (Millikin) 8
   Switzerland (Netzer) 7
Sheet B Final
  Norway (Trulsen) 4
  Scotland (McMillan) 5
Sheet C Final
  Denmark (Schmidt) 8
  United States (Disher) 9
Sheet D Final
  Sweden (Lindholm) 8
  Finland (Uusipaavalniemi) 7
Sheet E Final
  Canada (Martin) 6
  Germany (Kapp) 7

Draw 9Edit

Sheet A Final
  Scotland (McMillan) 7
  United States (Disher) 6
Sheet B Final
  Finland (Uusipaavalniemi) 7
   Switzerland (Netzer) 9
Sheet C Final
  Norway (Trulsen) 6
  Canada (Martin) 11
Sheet D Final
  Denmark (Schmidt) 6
  Germany (Kapp) 7
Sheet E Final
  Australia (Millikin) 5
  Sweden (Lindholm) 7

PlayoffsEdit

  Semi-final     Final
                 
  1   Canada 4  
  4   Sweden 6    
      4   Sweden 6
      3   Germany 3
  2   Scotland 3    
  3   Germany 6   Bronze medal
 
1   Canada 4
  2   Scotland 8

FinalEdit

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
  Sweden (Lindholm) 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 1 X 6
  Germany (Kapp) 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 X 3
1997 Ford World Curling Championship
 
Sweden
3rd title

ReferencesEdit

  • "Ford World Curling Championships 1997". World Curling Federation. Archived from the original on 2012-04-01. Retrieved 2010-04-03.