2015 World Wheelchair Curling Championship

The 2015 World Wheelchair Curling Championship was held from February 6 to 13 at the Kisakallio Sports Institute in Lohja, Finland.[1]

2015 World Wheelchair Curling Championship
Host cityLohja, Finland
ArenaKisakallio Sports Institute
DatesFebruary 6–13
Winner Russia
SkipAndrey Smirnov
ThirdMarat Romanov
SecondOxana Slesarenko
LeadAlexander Shevchenko
AlternateSvetlana Pakhomova
CoachAnton Batugin
Finalist China (Wang Haitao)
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QualificationEdit

Qualification eventEdit

Two teams will qualify for the World Championship from the qualifying event held in November 2014 in Lillehammer, Norway.

TeamsEdit

  Canada[2]   China   Finland   Germany   Norway

Fourth: Ina Forrest
Third: Dennis Thiessen
Second: Sonja Gaudet
Skip: Mark Ideson
Alternate: Marie Wright
Coach: Joe Rea

Skip: Wang Haitao
Third: Liu Wei
Second: Zhang Qiang
Lead: Xu Guangqin
Alternate: He Jun
Coach: Li Jianrui

Skip: Markku Karjalainen
Third: Sari Karjalainen
Second: Mina Mojtahedi
Lead: Tuomo Aarnikka
Alternate: Vesa Leppanen
Coach: Anne Malmi

Skip: Jens Jäger
Third: Christiane Putzich
Second: Martin Schlitt
Lead: Heike Melchior
Alternate: Robert Hering
Coach: Bernd Weisser

Skip: Rune Lorentsen
Third: Jostein Stordahl
Second: Ole Fredrik Syversen
Lead: Sissel Løchen
Alternate: Gina Kristin Brøndbo
Coach: Per Andreassen

  Russia   Scotland   Slovakia   Sweden   United States[3]

Skip: Andrey Smirnov
Third: Marat Romanov
Second: Oxana Slesarenko
Lead: Alexander Shevchenko
Alternate: Svetlana Pakhomova
Coach: Anton Batugin

Skip: Aileen Neilson
Third: Gregor Ewan
Second: Jim Gault
Lead: Angie Malone
Alternate: Hugh Nibloe
Coach: Tony Zummack

Skip: Radoslav Ďuriš
Third: Branislav Jakubec
Second: Dusan Pitoňák
Lead: Monika Kunkelová
Alternate: Imrich Lyócsa
Coach: František Pitoňák

Skip: Jalle Jungnell
Third: Patrik Kallin
Second: Ronny Persson
Lead: Kristina Ulander
Alternate: Zandra Reppe
Coach: Peter Narup

Skip: Patrick McDonald
Third: Steven Emt
Second: Jimmy Joseph
Lead: Penny Greely
Alternate: Meghan Lino
Coach: Steve Brown

Round robin standingsEdit

Final Round Robin Standings

Key
Teams to Playoffs
Country Skip W L
  Russia Andrey Smirnov 9 0
  China Wang Haitao 7 2
  Finland Markku Karjalainen 5 4
  Slovakia Radoslav Ďuriš 5 4
  United States Patrick McDonald 4 5
  Canada Mark Ideson 4 5
  Germany Jens Jäger 3 6
  Scotland Aileen Neilson 3 6
  Sweden Jalle Jungnell 3 6
  Norway Rune Lorentsen 2 7

Round robin resultsEdit

All draw times are listed in Eastern European Time (UTC+02).[4]

Draw 1Edit

Saturday, February 7, 17:00

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Sweden (Jungnell)   2 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 7
  Norway (Lorentsen) 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 6
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 EE Final
  Finland (Karjalainen) 2 0 2 1 0 0 3 0 3 11
  Slovakia (Ďuriš)   0 1 0 0 2 1 0 4 0 8
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  China (Wang) 2 0 1 2 0 1 2 X 8
  Canada (Ideson)   0 1 0 0 2 0 0 X 3
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  United States (McDonald) 0 0 2 0 1 0 2 0 5
  Russia (Smirnov)   2 1 0 2 0 1 0 4 10
Sheet E 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Scotland (Neilson) 4 3 1 2 2 0 0 X 12
  Germany (Jäger) 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 X 2

Draw 2Edit

Sunday, February 8, 9:30

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Slovakia (Ďuriš)   4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 7
  United States (McDonald) 0 3 0 3 1 1 0 1 9
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Norway (Lorentsen) 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 X 3
  Russia (Smirnov)   1 1 0 1 3 2 0 X 8
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Scotland (Neilson) 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3 6
  Sweden (Jungnell)   0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Germany (Jäger) 0 2 0 0 2 1 1 0 6
  Canada (Ideson) 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 4
Sheet E 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Finland (Karjalainen) 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 X 4
  China (Wang)   3 0 0 0 3 0 2 X 8

Draw 3Edit

Sunday, February 8, 15:30

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Canada (Ideson) 2 2 0 1 2 0 1 X 8
  Finland (Karjalainen)   0 0 2 0 0 1 0 X 3
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 EE Final
  Sweden (Jungnell)   0 1 0 1 0 1 0 3 0 6
  Germany (Jäger) 1 0 1 0 1 0 3 0 2 8
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Norway (Lorentsen) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 X 1
  United States (McDonald)   2 1 1 0 1 2 3 X 10
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  China (Wang)   3 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 6
  Scotland (Neilson) 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 4
Sheet E 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Slovakia (Ďuriš) 0 3 0 1 0 2 0 X 6
  Russia (Smirnov) 3 0 3 0 1 0 4 X 11

Draw 4Edit

Monday, February 9, 9:30

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Russia (Smirnov)   1 0 1 0 2 0 2 X 6
  Scotland (Neilson) 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 X 3
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  China (Wang) 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3
  United States (McDonald)   1 0 0 2 1 1 0 1 6
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Germany (Jäger) 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 X 3
  Slovakia (Ďuriš) 4 0 0 2 2 0 3 X 11
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Canada (Ideson)   1 0 0 3 0 0 1 1 6
  Sweden (Jungnell) 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 4
Sheet E 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Norway (Lorentsen) 0 1 0 1 0 0 3 0 5
  Finland (Karjalainen)   2 0 1 0 1 1 0 2 7

Draw 5Edit

Monday, February 9, 15:30

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  China (Wang) 1 2 0 1 0 3 1 X 8
  Slovakia (Ďuriš)   0 0 1 0 2 0 0 X 3
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Scotland (Neilson) 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
  Norway (Lorentsen)   1 0 0 1 1 0 1 2 6
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Sweden (Jungnell) 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 X 3
  Russia (Smirnov)   2 0 1 0 1 0 1 X 5
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Finland (Karjalainen)   2 0 0 2 1 1 1 X 7
  Germany (Jäger) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 X 1
Sheet E 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  United States (McDonald) 1 0 0 4 0 2 0 2 9
  Canada (Ideson)   0 1 1 0 3 0 3 0 8

Draw 6Edit

Tuesday, February 10, 9:30

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Scotland (Neilson) 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 4
  Canada (Ideson)   1 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 6
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Slovakia (Ďuriš) 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 2 6
  Sweden (Jungnell)   0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 4
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 EE Final
  United States (McDonald)   1 0 1 0 0 0 3 1 0 6
  Finland (Karjalainen) 0 2 0 2 1 1 0 0 1 7
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 EE Final
  Russia (Smirnov)   0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 4
  China (Wang) 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 3
Sheet E 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Germany (Jäger) 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 X 2
  Norway (Lorentsen)   1 0 1 1 1 0 2 X 6

Draw 7Edit

Tuesday, February 10, 15:30

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Finland (Karjalainen) 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 X 3
  Russia (Smirnov)   0 2 1 1 4 0 1 X 9
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Germany (Jäger) 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 X 3
  China (Wang)   0 2 0 4 0 0 2 X 8
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Canada (Ideson) 0 0 1 1 3 1 3 X 9
  Norway (Lorentsen)   1 1 0 0 0 0 0 X 2
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Scotland (Neilson) 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 5
  Slovakia (Ďuriš)   2 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 6
Sheet E 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 EE Final
  Sweden (Jungnell) 1 0 0 2 1 0 1 1 1 7
  United States (McDonald)   0 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 6

Draw 8Edit

Wednesday, February 11, 9:30

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Norway (Lorentsen) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 X 1
  China (Wang)   1 0 0 3 1 0 0 X 5
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  United States (McDonald)   1 0 0 0 0 1 0 X 2
  Scotland (Neilson) 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 X 4
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Russia (Smirnov)   3 2 2 2 1 0 X X 10
  Germany (Jäger) 0 0 0 0 0 1 X X 1
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Sweden (Jungnell)   1 0 3 2 0 0 0 2 8
  Finland (Karjalainen) 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 4
Sheet E 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Canada (Ideson)   3 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 6
  Slovakia (Ďuriš) 0 1 3 0 1 0 1 1 7

Draw 9Edit

Wednesday, February 11, 15:30

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  United States (McDonald) 0 0 1 2 0 0 2 0 5
  Germany (Jäger)   5 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 10
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Russia (Smirnov) 0 0 0 1 3 0 1 1 6
  Canada (Ideson)   0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 4
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Finland (Karjalainen)   2 1 0 1 2 2 0 X 8
  Scotland (Neilson) 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 X 4
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Slovakia (Ďuriš)   0 0 0 0 4 2 2 X 8
  Norway (Lorentsen) 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 X 5
Sheet E 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  China (Wang) 1 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 6
  Sweden (Jungnell)   0 1 2 0 1 0 0 1 5

Relegation GameEdit

Thursday, February 12, 15:30

Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Scotland (Neilson) 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 X 3
  Germany (Jäger)   0 1 0 1 2 1 1 X 6

  Scotland relegated to 2016 World Wheelchair Curling Championship – Qualification Event.

PlayoffsEdit

  Page playoff system Semifinal Final
                           
1   Russia 1  
2   China 3         2   China 4
      1   Russia 12   1   Russia 7
  4   Slovakia 1  
3   Finland 5
4   Slovakia 6  
Bronze Medal Game
   
4   Slovakia 5
3   Finland 8

1 vs. 2Edit

Thursday, February 12, 15:30

Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Russia (Smirnov)   0 1 0 0 0 0 0 X 1
  China (Wang) 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 X 3

3 vs. 4Edit

Thursday, February 12, 15:30

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 EE Final
  Finland (Karjalainen) 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 5
  Slovakia (Ďuriš)   1 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 1 6

SemifinalEdit

Friday, February 13, 9:00

Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Russia (Smirnov)   3 1 0 3 2 3 X X 12
  Slovakia (Ďuriš) 0 0 1 0 0 0 X X 1

Bronze medal gameEdit

Friday, February 13, 14:00

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Slovakia (Ďuriš)   1 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 5
  Finland (Karjalainen) 0 1 0 5 0 1 0 1 8

Gold medal gameEdit

Friday, February 13, 14:00

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  China (Wang)   0 0 1 1 0 1 1 X 4
  Russia (Smirnov) 1 3 0 0 3 0 0 X 7
2015 World Wheelchair Curling Championship
 
Russia
2nd title

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Lohja, Finland to host World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2015". World Curling Federation. 29 January 2014. Retrieved 3 November 2014.
  2. ^ "Team Canada named for 2015 World Wheelchair Curling Championship". TSN Curling. 15 January 2015. Retrieved 15 January 2015.
  3. ^ "Team USA named for World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2015". World Curling Federation. 6 January 2015. Retrieved 14 January 2015.
  4. ^ "2015 World Wheelchair Curling Championship Schedule". World Curling Federation. Retrieved 14 January 2015.

External linksEdit