2015 World Wheelchair Curling Championship – Qualification Event

The qualification event of the 2015 World Wheelchair Curling Championship was held from November 1 to 6, 2014 at the Lillehammer Curling Club in Lillehammer, Norway.[1][2] The qualification event was open to any World Curling Federation member nation not already qualified for the World Championship. The event's two top finishers, Norway and Germany, will join the top eight finishers from the last World Wheelchair Curling Championship at this season's event in Lohja, Finland.

2015 World Wheelchair Curling Championship
Qualification Event
Host cityLillehammer, Norway
ArenaLillehammer Curling Club
DatesNovember 1–6, 2014
Winner Norway
SkipRune Lorentsen
ThirdJostein Stordahl
SecondSissel Løchen
LeadTerge Rafdal
AlternateOle Fredrik Syversen
CoachPer Andreassen
Finalist Germany (Jens Jäger)

This event would have marked the first appearance of Israel at an international wheelchair curling event, but Israel was deemed ineligible to play due to an inability to meet classification criteria.

TeamsEdit

  Bulgaria   Czech Republic   Denmark   Germany

Skip: Ivan Shopov
Third: Svetozar Kirov
Second: Pavel Savov
Lead: Joanna Koldova
Alternate: Neli Sabeva
Coach: Nikolay Runtov

Skip: Radek Musílek
Third: Martin Tluk
Second: Stepan Benes
Lead: Jana Břinčilová
Alternate: Žaneta Schmuttermeierová
Coach: Kateřina Urbanová

Skip: Preben Granhøj Nielsen
Third: Henrik Harlev
Second: Helena Skovgaard
Lead: Rene Graff
Coach: Kasper Poulsen

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

  Israel   Italy   Japan   Latvia
Did not start

Skip: Tzipi Zipper
Third: David Drai
Second: Shachar Levi
Lead: Albert Zohar

Fourth: Egidio Marchese
Skip: Emanuele Spelorzi
Second: Sergio Deflorian
Lead: Angela Menardi
Alternate: Rita Dal Monte
Coach: Roberto Maino

Skip: Takashi Sakataya
Third: Kazuhiro Kashiwabara
Second: Tsutomu Iwata
Lead: Kana Matsuda
Alternate: Sanae Aso
Coach: Tsutomu Kobayashi

Skip: Ojārs Briedis
Third: Poļina Rožkova
Second: Ilmārs Nicmanis
Lead: Agris Lasmans
Alternate: Sergejs Černiševs
Coach: Artis Zentelis

  Norway   Slovenia   South Korea    Switzerland

Skip: Rune Lorentsen
Third: Jostein Stordahl
Second: Sissel Løchen
Lead: Terje Rafdal
Alternate: Ole Fredrik Syversen
Coach: Per Andreassen

Skip: Robert Zerovnik
Third: Ziga Badje
Second: Milan Zlobko
Lead: Mojca Burger
Alternate: Ziva Hribar
Coach: Gregor Verbinc

Skip: Kim Jong-pan
Third: Seo Soon-seok
Second: Jung Seung-won
Lead: Yun Hee-kyeong
Alternate: Yang Hui-tae
Coach: Shin Kyung-yong

Skip: Felix Wagner
Third: Eric Decorvet
Second: Claudia Hüttenmoser
Lead: Ivo Hasler
Alternate: Mireille Gauthey
Coach: Stephan Pfister

Round robin standingsEdit

Final Round Robin Standings

Key
Teams to Playoffs
Red Group Skip W L
  Latvia Ojārs Briedis 3 1
  South Korea Kim Jong-pan 3 1
  Japan Takashi Sakataya 2 2
  Czech Republic Radek Musílek 2 2
  Denmark Preben Nielsen 0 4
Blue Group Skip W L
  Norway Rune Lorentsen 5 0
  Germany Jens Jäger 4 1
  Italy Emanuele Spelorzi 3 2
   Switzerland Felix Wagner 2 3
  Slovenia Robert Zerovnik 1 4
  Bulgaria Ivan Shopov 0 5

Round robin resultsEdit

Draw 1Edit

Saturday, November 1, 15:30

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Japan (Sakataya) 0 1 0 0 2 0 1 X 4
  Czech Republic (Musílek)   4 0 2 3 0 2 0 X 11
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  South Korea (Kim)   2 0 1 2 3 0 X X 8
  Denmark (Nielsen) 0 1 0 0 0 1 X X 2

Draw 2Edit

Sunday, November 2, 10:00

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Germany (Jäger) 2 3 0 2 1 4 1 X 13
  Slovenia (Zerovnik)   0 0 1 0 0 0 0 X 1
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Bulgaria (Shopov) 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 X 2
  Norway (Lorentsen)   5 6 0 2 2 0 4 X 19
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
   Switzerland (Wagner) 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 5
  Italy (Spelorzi)   0 1 1 0 1 0 3 0 6

Draw 3Edit

Sunday, November 2, 16:00

Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Latvia (Briedis) 5 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 9
  Czech Republic (Musílek) 0 1 0 1 0 5 0 1 8
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Japan (Sakataya) 1 0 3 0 1 0 2 1 8
  Denmark (Nielsen)   0 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 6

Draw 4Edit

Monday, November 3, 10:00

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Bulgaria (Shopov) 0 0 0 0 1 0 X X 1
   Switzerland (Wagner)   7 2 1 3 0 4 X X 17
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Italy (Spelorzi)   2 0 1 0 2 5 2 X 12
  Slovenia (Zerovnik) 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 X 4
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Germany (Jäger) 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 X 4
  Norway (Lorentsen)   3 0 2 0 0 2 3 X 10

Draw 5Edit

Monday, November 3, 14:00

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Denmark (Nielsen) 0 2 0 0 3 0 X X 5
  Latvia (Briedis)   5 0 4 1 0 3 X X 13
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Japan (Sakataya)   0 0 0 4 0 0 1 0 5
  South Korea (Kim) 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 1 6

Draw 6Edit

Monday, November 3, 18:00

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 EE Final
  Norway (Lorentsen) 0 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 8
  Italy (Spelorzi)   2 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 6
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Germany (Jäger)   6 4 2 4 1 2 X X 19
  Bulgaria (Shopov) 0 0 0 0 0 0 X X 0
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Slovenia (Zerovnik) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 X 1
   Switzerland (Wagner)   0 2 3 4 1 1 3 X 14

Draw 7Edit

Tuesday, November 4, 10:00

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Latvia (Briedis)   1 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 5
  Japan (Sakataya) 0 0 0 3 1 2 0 2 8
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  South Korea (Kim)   2 0 3 1 1 0 0 X 7
  Czech Republic (Musílek) 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 X 4

Draw 8Edit

Tuesday, November 4, 16:00

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Italy (Spelorzi) 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 X 4
  Germany (Jäger)   2 2 0 1 0 3 0 X 8
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Norway (Lorentsen)   0 2 2 0 2 0 2 1 9
   Switzerland (Wagner) 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 5
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Bulgaria (Shopov)   0 1 2 0 1 0 0 X 4
  Slovenia (Zerovnik) 3 0 0 2 0 2 4 X 11

Draw 9Edit

Wednesday, November 5, 10:00

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Czech Republic (Musílek) 3 0 1 1 4 2 0 X 11
  Denmark (Nielsen)   0 1 0 0 0 0 2 X 3
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Latvia (Briedis) 0 1 0 1 0 0 3 1 6
  South Korea (Kim)   1 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 4

Draw 10Edit

Wednesday, November 5, 14:00

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Slovenia (Zerovnik) 2 2 0 1 0 1 0 X 6
  Norway (Lorentsen)   0 0 6 0 2 0 2 X 10
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
   Switzerland (Wagner) 0 1 0 4 1 0 0 1 7
  Germany (Jäger)   1 0 3 0 0 4 1 0 9
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Italy (Spelorzi)   4 3 3 0 1 1 X X 12
  Bulgaria (Shopov) 0 0 0 1 0 0 X X 1

PlayoffsEdit

  Second Place Game Semifinals
                 
    R1   Latvia 1
      B1   Norway 8
R1   Latvia 5  
B2   Germany 6
  R2   South Korea 6
    B2   Germany 7

R1 vs. B1Edit

Thursday, November 6, 10:00

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Latvia (Briedis) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 X 1
  Norway (Lorentsen)   2 1 1 2 1 1 0 X 8

  Norway advances to World Championship.
  Latvia goes to Second Place Game.

R2 vs. B2Edit

Thursday, November 6, 10:00

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 EE Final
  South Korea (Kim)   2 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 6
  Germany (Jäger) 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 1 1 7

  Germany advances to Second Place Game.

Second Place GameEdit

Thursday, November 6, 15:00

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Latvia (Briedis) 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 5
  Germany (Jäger)   0 1 3 0 0 1 0 1 6

  Germany advances to World Championship.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "World Curling Federation announce hosts for 2014-15 events". World Curling Federation. 4 April 2014. Archived from the original on 8 August 2014. Retrieved 14 January 2015.
  2. ^ "World Wheelchair Curling Qualification event begins November 1". World Curling Federation. 1 November 2014. Retrieved 3 November 2014.

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