2008 World Wheelchair Curling Championship

The 2008 World Wheelchair Curling Championship was held from February 2 to 9 at the Eishalle Sursee in Sursee, Switzerland.

2008 World Wheelchair Curling Championship
2008 World Wheelchair Curling Championship
Host citySursee, Switzerland
ArenaEishalle Sursee
DatesFebruary 2–9
Winner Norway
SkipRune Lorentsen
ThirdJostein Stordahl
SecondGeir Arne Skogstad
LeadLene Tystad
AlternateAnne Mette Samdal
Finalist South Korea (Kim Hak-sung)
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QualificationEdit

Qualification eventEdit

Two teams outside of the top finishers, Sweden and Italy, qualified from a qualifying event held in November 2007 in Inverness, Scotland.

TeamsEdit

  Canada   Italy   Japan   Norway   Russia
Fourth: Darryl Neighbour

Skip: Gerry Austgarden
Second: Ina Forrest
Lead: Sonja Gaudet
Alternate: Gary Cormack
Coach: Joe Rea

Skip: Andrea Tabanelli

Third: Egidio Marchese
Second: Gabriele Dallapiccola
Lead: Lucrezia Celentano
Alternate: Danilo Destro
Coach: Mauro Maino

Skip: Yoji Nakajima

Third: Katsuo Ichikawa
Second: Takashi Hidai
Lead: Ayako Saitoh
Alternate: Mari Yamazaki
Coach: Kumiko Ogihara

Skip: Rune Lorentsen

Third: Jostein Stordahl
Second: Geir Arne Skogstad
Lead: Lene Tystad
Alternate: Anne Mette Samdal
Coach: Thoralf Hognestad

Skip: Andrey Smirnov

Third: Nikolay Melnikov
Second: Marat Romanov
Lead: Oxana Slesarenko
Alternate: Oleg Makarov
Coach: Efim Zhidelev

  Scotland   South Korea   Sweden    Switzerland   United States
Skip: Michael McCreadie

Third: Aileen Neilson
Second: Tom Killin
Lead: James Sellar
Alternate: Rosemary Lenton
Coach: Tom Pendreigh

Skip: Kim Hak-sung

Third: Kim Myung-jin
Second: Cho Yang-hyun
Lead: Kang Mi-suk
Alternate: Ham Dong-hee
Coach: Kwon Young-il

Skip: Jalle Jungnell

Third: Glenn Ikonen
Second: Bernt Sjöberg
Lead: Kristina Ulander
Alternate: Anna Hammarlind
Coach: Olle Brudsten

Skip: Manfred Bolliger

Third: Erwin Lauper
Second: Cesare Cassani
Lead: Madeleine Wildi
Alternate: Therese Kämpfer
Coach: Nadia Röthlisberger-Raspe

Fourth: James Pierce

Skip: Augusto Perez
Second: James Joseph
Lead: Jacqueline Kapinowski Alternate: Bob Prenoveau
Coach: Steve Brown

Round robin standingsEdit

Key
Teams to Playoffs
Teams to Tiebreaker
Country Skip W L
  South Korea Kim Hak-sung 7 2
  Canada Gerry Austgarden 6 3
  Norway Rune Lorentsen 6 3
  United States Augusto Perez 5 4
  Italy Andrea Tabanelli 5 4
  Sweden Jalle Jungnell 4 5
  Scotland Michael McCreadie 3 6
   Switzerland Manfred Bolliger 3 6
  Japan Yoji Nakajima 3 6
  Russia Andrey Smirnov 3 6

Round robin resultsEdit

Draw 1Edit

Saturday, February 2, 18:00

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 Final
   Switzerland (Bolliger) 0 2 0 4 1 0 7
  Scotland (McCreadie)   1 0 2 0 0 1 4
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 Final
  Norway (Lorentsen)   1 0 3 0 0 1 5
  Sweden (Jungnell) 0 1 0 1 1 0 3
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 Final
  Italy (Tabanelli)   1 1 2 1 1 1 7
  Canada (Austgarden) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 Final
  Russia (Smirnov) 0 2 0 0 0 1 3
  South Korea (Kim)   2 0 2 3 2 0 9
Sheet E 1 2 3 4 5 6 Final
  United States (Perez)   2 1 0 3 1 3 10
  Japan (Nakajima) 0 0 2 0 0 0 2

Draw 2Edit

Monday, February 3, 10:00

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 Final
  United States (Perez) 0 1 0 0 2 0 3
  Norway (Lorentsen)   2 0 2 1 0 1 6
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 Final
  Canada (Austgarden)   1 4 0 1 2 X 8
  Japan (Nakajima) 0 0 1 0 0 X 1
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 Final
   Switzerland (Bolliger) 0 2 2 2 2 0 8
  Russia (Smirnov)   4 0 0 0 0 3 7
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 Final
  Italy (Tabanelli) 0 2 0 0 3 4 9
  Scotland (McCreadie)   2 0 2 1 0 0 5
Sheet E 1 2 3 4 5 6 Final
  Sweden (Jungnell) 0 0 0 0 0 X 0
  South Korea (Kim)   1 1 3 2 2 X 9

Draw 3Edit

Monday, February 3, 15:30

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 Final
  South Korea (Kim)   1 3 0 0 3 0 7
  Japan (Nakajima) 0 0 1 2 0 1 4
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 Final
  Scotland (McCreadie) 2 2 1 0 2 1 8
  Russia (Smirnov)   0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 Final
  Sweden (Jungnell)   2 2 0 4 0 0 8
  United States (Perez) 0 0 2 0 1 1 4
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 Final
  Canada (Austgarden)   0 1 3 0 1 0 5
   Switzerland (Bolliger) 1 0 0 0 0 1 2
Sheet E 1 2 3 4 5 6 Final
  Italy (Tabanelli) 0 2 0 0 1 1 4
  Norway (Lorentsen)   1 0 3 1 0 0 5

Draw 4Edit

Tuesday, February 4, 10:00

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 Final
  Scotland (McCreadie)   0 0 1 0 0 2 3
  Sweden (Jungnell) 2 1 0 1 2 0 6
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 Final
  Italy (Tabanelli) 1 0 4 1 1 0 7
   Switzerland (Bolliger)   0 2 0 0 0 2 4
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 Final
  Norway (Lorentsen)   2 0 1 2 0 0 5
  Japan (Nakajima) 0 1 0 0 2 1 4
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 Final
  South Korea (Kim)   1 0 2 0 0 0 3
  United States (Perez) 0 2 0 2 2 1 7
Sheet E 1 2 3 4 5 6 EE Final
  Russia (Smirnov)   0 1 1 0 0 2 0 4
  Canada (Austgarden) 1 0 0 1 2 0 4 8

Draw 5Edit

Tuesday, February 4, 15:30

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 Final
  Italy (Tabanelli)   2 0 2 2 0 1 7
  United States (Perez) 0 3 0 0 2 0 5
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 Final
  Sweden (Jungnell) 0 1 0 2 1 0 4
  Canada (Austgarden)   2 0 3 0 0 2 7
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 Final
  Scotland (McCreadie)   0 1 0 0 2 0 3
  South Korea (Kim) 2 0 1 1 0 1 5
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 Final
  Norway (Lorentsen)   1 0 0 0 2 0 3
  Russia (Smirnov) 0 2 2 2 0 2 8
Sheet E 1 2 3 4 5 6 EE Final
  Japan (Nakajima) 0 2 0 0 4 0 1 7
   Switzerland (Bolliger)   1 0 2 2 0 1 0 6

Draw 6Edit

Wednesday, February 5, 10:00

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 Final
  Japan (Nakajima) 0 1 2 0 3 0 6
  Russia (Smirnov)   2 0 0 2 0 0 4
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 Final
   Switzerland (Bolliger)   0 0 0 0 1 0 1
  South Korea (Kim) 0 2 1 0 0 3 6
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 Final
  Canada (Austgarden) 1 1 2 1 2 X 7
  Norway (Lorentsen)   0 0 0 0 0 X 0
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 Final
  Sweden (Jungnell)   0 2 2 0 1 0 5
  Italy (Tabanelli) 1 0 0 1 0 1 3
Sheet E 1 2 3 4 5 6 Final
  Scotland (McCreadie)   0 0 0 1 0 0 1
  United States (Perez) 2 2 2 0 1 2 9

Draw 7Edit

Wednesday, February 5, 15:30

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 Final
  Norway (Lorentsen) 0 1 3 0 0 0 4
   Switzerland (Bolliger)   2 0 0 1 2 2 7
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 Final
  Japan (Nakajima)   2 0 0 0 0 X 2
  Scotland (McCreadie) 0 2 1 1 5 X 9
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 Final
  Russia (Smirnov)   2 0 3 0 1 X 6
  Sweden (Jungnell) 0 1 0 2 0 X 3
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 Final
  United States (Perez) 0 0 0 1 3 0 4
  Canada (Austgarden)   2 1 0 0 0 2 5
Sheet E 1 2 3 4 5 6 Final
  South Korea (Kim)   1 2 0 4 1 0 8
  Italy (Tabanelli) 0 0 2 0 0 2 4

Draw 8Edit

Thursday, February 6, 10:00

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 EE Final
  Canada (Austgarden) 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 5
  South Korea (Kim)   0 1 0 1 0 3 1 6
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 Final
  Russia (Smirnov) 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
  United States (Perez)   0 0 2 2 1 1 6
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 Final
  Japan (Nakajima) 1 0 0 2 0 0 3
  Italy (Tabanelli)   0 1 1 0 4 2 8
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 Final
  Scotland (McCreadie) 2 0 0 0 4 0 6
  Norway (Lorentsen)   0 1 4 3 0 1 9
Sheet E 1 2 3 4 5 6 Final
   Switzerland (Bolliger)   0 0 0 1 0 X 1
  Sweden (Jungnell) 3 1 3 0 1 X 8

Draw 9Edit

Thursday, February 6, 15:30

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 Final
  Russia (Smirnov) 2 0 1 1 0 1 5
  Italy (Tabanelli)   0 3 0 0 1 0 4
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 EE Final
  South Korea (Kim)   1 0 1 1 0 0 0 3
  Norway (Lorentsen) 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 5
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 Final
  United States (Perez)   3 1 3 0 0 2 9
   Switzerland (Bolliger) 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 Final
  Japan (Nakajima)   1 0 5 0 0 2 8
  Sweden (Jungnell) 0 2 0 1 3 0 6
Sheet E 1 2 3 4 5 6 Final
  Canada (Austgarden) 0 1 0 0 0 1 2
  Scotland (McCreadie)   1 0 1 2 1 0 5

TiebreakerEdit

Thursday, February 7, 13:30

Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 Final
  Italy (Tabanelli)   2 1 0 0 1 0 4
  United States (Perez) 0 0 1 3 0 2 6

PlayoffsEdit

  Page playoff system Semifinal Gold Medal Game
                           
1   South Korea 7  
2   Canada 2         1   South Korea 3
      2   Canada 5   3   Norway 5
  3   Norway 6  
3   Norway 5
4   United States 3  
Bronze Medal Game
   
2   Canada 1
4   United States 8

1 vs. 2 GameEdit

Friday, February 8, 10:00

Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 Final
  South Korea (Kim)   2 0 1 0 4 X 7
  Canada (Austgarden) 0 1 0 1 0 X 2

3 vs. 4 GameEdit

Friday, February 8, 10:00

Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 Final
  Norway (Lorentsen)   0 3 0 1 0 1 5
  United States (Perez) 1 0 1 0 1 0 3

SemifinalEdit

Friday, February 8, 15:30

Sheet E 1 2 3 4 5 6 Final
  Canada (Austgarden)   3 0 1 1 0 0 5
  Norway (Lorentsen) 0 2 0 0 2 2 6

Bronze medal gameEdit

Saturday, February 9, 10:00

Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 Final
  Canada (Austgarden)   0 1 0 0 0 X 1
  United States (Perez) 0 0 2 2 4 X 8

Gold medal gameEdit

Saturday, February 9, 11:00

Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 EE Final
  South Korea (Kim)   0 0 1 0 1 1 0 3
  Norway (Lorentsen) 0 2 0 1 0 0 2 5
2008 World Wheelchair Curling Championship
 
Norway
2nd title

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