2017 World Wheelchair Curling Championship

The 2017 World Wheelchair Curling Championship was held from March 4 to 11 at the Gangneung Curling Centre in Gangneung, South Korea.[1] Norway won a third title after winning over Russia, who defeated Norway during the 2016 championship final.

2017 World Wheelchair Curling Championship
Host cityGangneung, South Korea
ArenaGangneung Curling Centre
DatesMarch 4–11
Winner Norway
SkipRune Lorentsen
ThirdJostein Stordahl
SecondOle Fredrik Syversen
LeadSissel Løchen
AlternateRikke Iversen
Finalist Russia (Andrey Smirnov)
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QualificationEdit

  1. ^
    Because South Korea, one of the top seven teams in the 2016 world championship, already qualified as the host country, Germany who ranked 8th in the competition additionally qualified.

Qualification eventEdit

Finland and Scotland qualified for the World Championship from the qualifying event held during November 2016 in Lohja, Finland.

TeamsEdit

The teams are listed as follows:[2]

  Canada   China   Finland   Germany   Norway

Skip: Jim Armstrong
Third: Ina Forrest
Second: Marie Wright
Lead: Mark Ideson
Alternate: Ellis Tull
Coach: Wayne Kiel

Skip: Wang Haitao
Third: Liu Wei
Second: Chen Jianxin
Lead: Xu Guangqin
Alternate: Zhang Mingliang
Coach: Li Jianrui

Skip: Markku Karjalainen
Third: Yrjo Jaaskelainen
Second: Sari Karjalainen
Lead: Vesa Leppanen
Alternate: Riitta Sarosalo
Coach: Vesa Kokko

Skip: Christiane Putzich
Third: Harry Pavel
Second: Martin Schlitt
Lead: Heike Melchior
Alternate: Christoph Gemmer
Coach: Bernd Weisser

Skip: Rune Lorentsen
Third: Jostein Stordahl
Second: Ole Fredrik Syversen
Lead: Sissel Løchen
Alternate: Rikke Iversen
Coach: Peter Dahlman

  Russia   Scotland   South Korea    Switzerland   United States

Skip: Andrey Smirnov
Third: Konstantin Kurokhtin
Second: Alexander Shevchenko
Lead: Daria Shchukina
Alternate: Marat Romanov
Coach: Anton Batugin

Skip: Aileen Neilson
Third: Gregor Ewan
Second: Hugh Nibloe
Lead: Robert McPherson
Alternate: Angie Malone
Coach: Sheila Swan

Skip: Kim Jong-pan
Third: Seo Soon-seok
Second: Cha Jae-goan
Lead: Cho Min-kyong
Alternate: Lee Dong-ha
Coach: Beak Jong-chul

Skip: Felix Wagner
Third: Marcel Bodenmann
Second: Claudia Hüttenmoser
Lead: Beatrix Blaül
Alternate: Hans Burgener
Coach: Stephan Pfister

Skip: Stephen Emt
Third: Kirk Black
Second: Jimmy Joseph
Lead: Penny Greely
Alternate: Justin Marshall
Coach: Steve Brown

Round robin standingsEdit

Final Round Robin Standings

Key
Teams to Playoffs
Teams to Tiebreaker
Teams to Relegation Game
Teams Relegated to 2017 B-Championship
Country Skip W L
  Russia Andrey Smirnov 8 1
  Scotland Aileen Neilson 6 3
  China Wang Haitao 6 3
  Norway Rune Lorentsen 5 4
  Canada Jim Armstrong 5 4
  South Korea Kim Jong-pan 4 5
  United States Stephen Emt 3 6
   Switzerland Felix Wagner 3 6
  Germany Christiane Putzich 3 6
  Finland Markku Karjalainen 2 7

Round robin resultsEdit

All draw times are listed in Korean Standard Time (UTC+09).[3][4]

Draw 1Edit

Saturday, March 04, 9:00

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Russia (Smirnov) 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 1 6
   Switzerland (Wagner)   1 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 5
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  China (Wang) 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
  Finland (Karjalainen)   0 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 5
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Norway (Lorentsen)   2 4 4 3 0 2 0 X 15
  Germany (Putzich) 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 X 2
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 EE Final
  Canada (Armstrong)   1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 5
  Scotland (Neilson) 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 4

Draw 2Edit

Saturday, March 04, 15:30

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  South Korea (Kim) 0 1 1 1 0 0 2 3 8
  United States (Emt)   3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Norway (Lorentsen) 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 3
  Russia (Smirnov)   1 0 1 0 1 0 2 2 7
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Scotland (Neilson)   1 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 5
  China (Wang) 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 3
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Finland (Karjalainen) 0 1 3 0 0 1 0 1 6
   Switzerland (Wagner)   1 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 5

Draw 3Edit

Sunday, March 05, 10:00

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Scotland (Neilson)   1 2 0 0 1 0 2 X 6
  Finland (Karjalainen) 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 X 3
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  South Korea (Seo)   1 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 5
  Germany (Putzich) 0 0 1 3 0 1 1 1 7
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
   Switzerland (Wanger)   1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 4
  Canada (Armstrong) 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 3
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  United States (Emt) 1 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 6
  Russia (Smirnov)   0 1 0 1 0 1 0 4 7

Draw 4Edit

Sunday, March 05, 15:00

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Norway (Lorentsen) 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 1 6
  South Korea (Seo)   1 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 5
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  United States (Emt) 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 X 4
  Canada (Armstrong)   0 3 0 2 0 1 0 X 6
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Germany (Putzich)   1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 4
  China (Wang) 0 1 1 0 1 0 2 0 5

Draw 5Edit

Monday, March 06, 10:00

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  China (Wang) 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 X 3
  Russia (Smirnov)   1 1 0 1 0 2 2 X 7
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Scotland (Neilson)   5 1 0 4 3 0 X X 13
  Norway (Lorentsen) 0 0 1 0 0 1 X X 2
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  United States (Emt)   1 1 2 0 2 0 0 X 6
  Finland (Karjalainen) 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 X 4
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
   Switzerland (Wagner)   0 1 0 1 0 2 0 X 4
  South Korea (Seo) 1 0 1 0 2 0 2 X 6

Draw 6Edit

Monday, March 06, 15:00

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Canada (Armstrong)   0 1 1 1 1 0 3 2 8
  Germany (Putzich) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  China (Wang) 2 0 4 1 3 0 X X 10
   Switzerland (Wagner)   0 1 0 0 0 1 X X 2
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Russia (Smirnov) 0 3 0 3 0 2 0 0 8
  Scotland (Neilson)   2 0 2 0 1 0 2 0 7
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Norway (Lorentsen)   2 2 1 1 0 1 1 X 8
  Finland (Karjalainen) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 X 1

Draw 7Edit

Tuesday, March 07, 10:00

Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Russia (Smirnov) 0 3 1 0 2 0 2 X 8
  South Korea (Seo)   2 0 0 0 0 1 0 X 3
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Germany (Putzich)   1 0 0 2 0 3 1 X 7
  United States (Emt) 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 X 2
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  China (Wang) 2 1 0 1 0 1 1 X 6
  Canada (Ideson)   0 0 2 0 0 0 0 X 2

Draw 8Edit

Tuesday, March 07, 15:00

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
   Switzerland (Wagner)   2 0 2 0 3 0 1 X 8
  Norway (Lorentsen) 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 X 2
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Finland (Karjalainen) 0 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 5
  Germany (Putzich)   2 0 2 0 1 0 0 2 7
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  South Korea (Cha)   2 1 2 1 0 0 0 2 8
  Canada (Armstrong) 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 4
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Scotland (Neilson) 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 4
  United States (Black)   1 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 5

Draw 9Edit

Wednesday, March 08, 10:00

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Finland (Karjalainen) 1 0 1 0 1 2 1 0 6
  Canada (Armstrong)   0 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 8
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Norway (Lorentsen)   2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
  China (Wang) 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 2 6
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Scotland (Neilson)   0 1 1 2 3 0 0 X 7
   Switzerland (Wagner) 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 X 3
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Russia (Smirnov) 0 3 0 2 2 1 0 1 9
  Germany (Putzich)   1 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 6

Draw 10Edit

Wednesday, March 08, 15:00

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  South Korea (Cha) 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 X 2
  Scotland (Neilson)   0 2 0 0 2 1 1 X 6
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
   Switzerland (Wagner) 0 0 0 3 0 0 X X 3
  United States (Black)   4 1 3 0 1 1 X X 10
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Finland (Karjalainen) 1 0 1 3 0 0 1 0 6
  Russia (Smirnov)   0 1 0 0 3 1 0 2 7

Draw 11Edit

Thursday, March 09, 10:00

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  United States (Black)   2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
  China (Wang) 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 3 8
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Germany (Putzich) 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 X 3
  Scotland (Neilson)   1 0 0 1 0 4 0 X 9
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Canada (Armstrong)   1 0 1 0 0 0 X X 2
  Norway (Lorentsen) 0 2 0 2 4 1 X X 9
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  South Korea (Seo)   4 1 1 1 0 2 X X 9
  Finland (Karjalainen) 0 0 0 0 1 0 X X 1

Draw 12Edit

Thursday, March 09, 15:00

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Germany (Putzich)   1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3
   Switzerland (Wagner) 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 1 6
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Canada (Armstrong) 3 0 2 1 3 0 X X 9
  Russia (Smirnov)   0 1 0 0 0 1 X X 2
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  China (Wang)   2 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 5
  South Korea (Kim) 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 4
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  United States (Emt)   1 0 1 2 0 0 0 X 4
  Norway (Stordahl) 0 2 0 0 2 1 1 X 6

TiebreakerEdit

Friday, March 10, 10:00

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Norway (Stordahl) 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 5
  Canada (Armstrong)   0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 4

  Norway advances to the playoffs

Relegation GameEdit

Friday, March 10, 10:00

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
   Switzerland (Wagner)   0 1 2 3 2 0 3 X 11
  Germany (Putzich) 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 X 3

  Germany is relegated to the 2017 World Wheelchair Curling B-Championship

PlayoffsEdit

  Page playoff system Semifinal Final
                           
1   Russia 4  
2   Scotland 2         1   Russia 3
      2   Scotland 3   4   Norway 8
  4   Norway 7  
3   China 3
4   Norway 6  
Bronze Medal Game
   
2   Scotland 9
3   China 5

1 vs. 2Edit

Friday, March 10, 15:00

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Russia (Smirnov) 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 X 4
  Scotland (Neilson)   0 0 0 1 0 0 1 X 2

3 vs. 4Edit

Friday, March 10, 15:00

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

SemifinalEdit

Saturday, March 11, 10:00

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Scotland (Neilson)   1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 3
  Norway (Lorentsen) 0 1 1 3 0 0 1 1 7

Bronze medal gameEdit

Saturday, March 11, 15:00

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Scotland (Neilson)   1 0 1 1 1 0 3 2 9
  China (Wang) 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 5

Gold medal gameEdit

Saturday, March 11, 15:00

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Russia (Smirnov) 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 X 3
  Norway (Lorentsen)   1 0 0 2 3 0 2 X 8
2017 World Wheelchair Curling Championship
 
Norway
3rd title

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "World Wheelchair, Paralympic test event heads to Gangneung". World Curling Federation. 4 March 2017. Retrieved 16 March 2018.
  2. ^ "2017 World Wheelchair Curling Championship–Teams". World Curling Federation. Retrieved 16 March 2018.
  3. ^ "2017 World Wheelchair Curling Championship Live Scores". World Curling Federation. Retrieved 16 March 2018.
  4. ^ "2017 World Wheelchair Curling Championship Results". World Curling Federation. Retrieved 16 March 2018.

External linksEdit