2020 World Wheelchair Curling Championship

The 2020 World Wheelchair Curling Championship was held at the Curling Hall Wetzikon in Wetzikon, Switzerland from February 29 to March 7.[2][3]

2020 World Wheelchair Curling
Championship
2020 World Wheelchair Curling Championship
Host cityWetzikon, Switzerland
ArenaCurling Hall Wetzikon[1]
DatesFebruary 29 – March 7
Winner Russia
SkipKonstantin Kurokhtin
ThirdAndrei Meshcheriakov
SecondVitaly Danilov
LeadDaria Shchukina
AlternateAnna Karpushina
Finalist Canada
« 2019
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In the final, Russia defeated Canada 5–4 with steals in the seventh and eighth ends. It was Russia's fourth gold medal at the Wheelchair Championship. The Canadian team won a medal for the first time since 2013. Sweden stole three in the extra end to defeat defending champions China 5–2 in the bronze medal game.[4][5]

QualificationEdit

The following nations qualified to participate in the 2020 World Wheelchair Curling Championship:

Event Vacancies Qualified
Host nation 1    Switzerland
2019 World Wheelchair Curling Championship 8   China
  Estonia
  Latvia
  Norway
  Russia
  Scotland
  Slovakia
  South Korea
2019 World Wheelchair-B Curling Championship 3[6]   Canada
  Czech Republic
  Sweden
TOTAL 12

TeamsEdit

The teams are listed as follows:[7]

  Canada   China   Czech Republic   Estonia

Fourth: Jon Thurston
Third: Ina Forrest
Second: Dennis Thiessen
Skip: Mark Ideson
Alternate: Collinda Joseph
Coach: Wayne Kiel, Michael Lizmore

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

Fourth: Radek Musílek
Skip: Dana Selnekovičová
Second: Martin Tluk
Lead: Jana Břinčilová
Alternate: Štěpán Beneš
Coach: Vit Nekovarik

Skip: Andrei Koitmäe
Third: Lauri Murasov
Second: Mait Mätas
Lead: Signe Falkenberg
Alternate: Katlin Riidebach
Coach: Erkki Lill, Sulev Lokk

  Latvia   Norway   Russia   Scotland

Skip: Poļina Rožkova
Third: Sergejs Djačenko
Second: Agris Lasmans
Lead: Ojārs Briedis
Coach: Arnis Veidemanis, Rihards Jeske

Skip: Jostein Stordahl
Third: Ole Fredrik Syversen
Second: Geir Arne Skogstad
Lead: Sissel Løchen
Alternate: Rikke Iversen
Coach: Peter Dahlman

Skip: Konstantin Kurokhtin
Third: Andrei Meshcheriakov
Second: Vitaly Danilov
Lead: Daria Shchukina
Alternate: Anna Karpushina
Coach: Anton Batugin, Sergey Shamov

Skip: Hugh Nibloe
Third: Robert McPherson
Second: Gary Smith
Lead: Charlotte McKenna
Alternate: Meggan Dawson-Farrell
Coach: Sheila Swan

  Slovakia   South Korea   Sweden    Switzerland

Skip: Radoslav Ďuriš
Third: Peter Zaťko
Second: Dušan Pitoňák
Lead: Monika Kunkelová
Alternate: Imrich Lyócsa
Coach: Frantisek Pitonak

Fourth: Yang Hui-tae
Skip: Jung Seung-won
Second: Park Kil-woo
Lead: Bang Min-ja
Alternate: Min Byeong-seok
Coach: Kim Joung-yil, Yoon So-min

Skip: Viljo Petersson-Dahl
Third: Mats-Ola Engborg
Second: Ronny Persson
Lead: Kristina Ulander
Alternate: Zandra Reppe
Coach: Alison Kreviazuk

Skip: Raymond Pfyffer
Third: Hans Burgener
Second: Françoise Jaquerod
Lead: Eric Decorvet
Alternate: Adelah Al Roumi
Coach: Stephan Pfister, Lukas Haggenmacher

Round Robin StandingsEdit

Final Round Robin Standings[8]

Key
Teams to Playoffs
Teams relegated to 2020 B Championship
Country Skip W L W–L
  China Wang Haitao 11 0
  Sweden Viljo Petersson-Dahl 9 2
  Canada Mark Ideson 7 4
  Norway Jostein Stordahl 6 5 1–0
  Russia Konstantin Kurokhtin 6 5 0–1
  South Korea Jung Seung-won 5 6 1–0
  Latvia Poļina Rožkova 5 6 0–1
  Slovakia Radoslav Ďuriš 4 7 1–0
  Scotland Hugh Nibloe 4 7 0–1
  Estonia Andrei Koitmäe 3 8 2–0
   Switzerland Raymond Pfyffer 3 8 1–1
  Czech Republic Dana Selnekovičová 3 8 0–2

Round Robin ResultsEdit

All draws times are listed in Central European Time (UTC+01:00).[9]

Draw 1Edit

Saturday, February 29, 2:00 pm

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Estonia (Koitmäe)   1 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 4
  Sweden (Petersson-Dahl) 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 1 6
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Czech Republic (Selnekovičová)   0 0 0 1 0 3 0 X 4
  Latvia (Rožkova) 1 4 1 0 4 0 2 X 12
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Canada (Ideson) 0 0 0 3 1 3 0 X 7
  Slovakia (Ďuriš)   2 1 2 0 0 0 0 X 5
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Russia (Kurokhtin)   0 1 2 2 0 3 1 X 9
  Scotland (Nibloe) 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 X 3

Draw 2Edit

Saturday, February 29, 7:00 pm

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  South Korea (Jung)   1 0 0 1 0 0 0 X 2
  Norway (Stordahl) 0 2 0 0 2 1 2 X 7
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Slovakia (Ďuriš)   0 2 0 3 0 2 0 X 7
  Scotland (Nibloe) 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 X 5
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  China (Wang) 1 0 5 0 0 4 0 X 10
   Switzerland (Pfyffer)   0 1 0 2 1 0 2 X 6
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Latvia (Rožkova) 0 1 0 0 3 1 0 3 8
  Estonia (Koitmäe)   1 0 3 2 0 0 1 0 7

Draw 3Edit

Sunday, March 1, 9:00 am

Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Canada (Ideson)   0 0 0 0 1 0 0 X 1
  Russia (Kurokhtin) 1 0 1 2 0 2 2 X 8
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Czech Republic (Selnekovičová)   0 0 0 0 0 1 0 X 1
  Sweden (Petersson-Dahl) 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 X 6

Draw 4Edit

Sunday, March 1, 2:00 pm

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Scotland (Nibloe) 1 0 2 1 1 2 1 X 8
   Switzerland (Pfyffer)   0 1 0 0 0 0 0 X 1
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Estonia (Koitmäe)   1 0 0 0 1 0 0 X 2
  Norway (Stordahl) 0 1 1 2 0 1 1 X 6
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Latvia (Rožkova) 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 5
  South Korea (Jung)   0 0 2 0 1 1 0 2 6
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  China (Wang)   1 1 2 2 0 1 0 X 7
  Slovakia (Ďuriš) 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 X 2

Draw 5Edit

Sunday, March 1, 7:00 pm

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  China (Wang) 2 0 4 1 0 1 X X 8
  Czech Republic (Selnekovičová)   0 1 0 0 1 0 X X 2
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Sweden (Petersson-Dahl)   0 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 5
   Switzerland (Pfyffer) 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Norway (Stordahl)   1 2 0 2 0 0 1 1 7
  Russia (Kurokhtin) 0 0 3 0 2 1 0 0 6
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Canada (Ideson)   0 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 6
  South Korea (Jung) 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 3

Draw 6Edit

Monday, March 2, 9:00 am

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Slovakia (Ďuriš) 0 1 2 0 0 2 0 X 5
  Latvia (Rožkova)   3 0 0 2 3 0 2 X 10
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 EE Final
  South Korea (Jung)   1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4
  China (Wang) 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 2 6
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Estonia (Koitmäe)   0 3 0 0 0 3 0 X 6
  Scotland (Nibloe) 2 0 2 0 4 0 3 X 11
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
   Switzerland (Pfyffer)   1 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 5
  Norway (Stordahl) 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 3

Draw 7Edit

Monday, March 2, 2:00 pm

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Russia (Kurokhtin) 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 X 4
  China (Wang)   1 0 1 3 0 1 0 X 6
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 EE Final
  Norway (Stordahl)   1 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 6
  Czech Republic (Selnekovičová) 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 5
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
   Switzerland (Pfyffer) 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 4
  Canada (Ideson)   0 1 2 0 1 1 0 1 6
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 EE Final
  South Korea (Jung) 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 4
  Sweden (Petersson-Dahl)   0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 5

Draw 8Edit

Monday, March 2, 7:00 pm

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 EE Final
  Czech Republic (Selnekovičová)   0 0 0 1 3 2 0 1 0 7
  Estonia (Koitmäe) 1 2 1 0 0 0 3 0 1 8
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Scotland (Nibloe) 0 1 0 0 1 0 X X 2
  Canada (Ideson)   2 0 3 3 0 2 X X 10
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Sweden (Petersson-Dahl) 2 0 1 1 0 4 2 X 10
  Latvia (Rožkova)   0 1 0 0 3 0 0 X 4
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Slovakia (Ďuriš)   1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 4
  Russia (Kurokhtin) 0 1 0 2 0 0 2 1 6

Draw 9Edit

Tuesday, March 3, 9:00 am

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
   Switzerland (Pfyffer)   0 0 1 0 0 0 0 X 1
  Slovakia (Ďuriš) 2 1 0 2 2 1 1 X 9
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Estonia (Koitmäe)   0 0 1 0 0 0 0 X 1
  South Korea (Jung) 1 1 0 2 1 1 1 X 7
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Scotland (Nibloe)   0 0 0 1 1 1 0 X 3
  China (Wang) 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 X 6
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Norway (Stordahl) 0 4 1 0 3 0 X X 8
  Latvia (Rožkova)   0 0 0 2 0 1 X X 3

Draw 10Edit

Tuesday, March 3, 2:00 pm

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Canada (Ideson)   1 0 0 3 2 0 0 2 8
  Norway (Stordahl) 0 0 1 0 0 3 2 0 6
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Sweden (Petersson-Dahl) 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
  China (Wang)   3 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 5
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  South Korea (Jung) 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 3
  Russia (Kurokhtin)   1 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 5
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
   Switzerland (Pfyffer) 0 1 0 0 2 2 0 1 6
  Czech Republic (Selnekovičová)   1 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 5

Draw 11Edit

Tuesday, March 3, 7:00 pm

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Scotland (Nibloe) 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 X 4
  Sweden (Petersson-Dahl)   0 1 0 0 3 0 2 X 6
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Latvia (Rožkova) 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 4
  Canada (Ideson)   0 2 0 0 3 0 0 2 7
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Czech Republic (Selnekovičová) 0 2 0 0 2 0 1 1 6
  Slovakia (Ďuriš)   2 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 7
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Russia (Kurokhtin)   3 0 3 2 0 0 0 3 11
  Estonia (Koitmäe) 0 1 0 0 2 3 1 0 7

Draw 12Edit

Wednesday, March 4, 9:00 am

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
   Switzerland (Pfyffer) 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 X 3
  South Korea (Jung)   3 1 1 0 1 0 5 X 11
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Russia (Kurokhtin)   0 1 0 0 0 0 1 X 2
  Sweden (Petersson-Dahl) 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 X 4
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  China (Wang) 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 4
  Norway (Stordahl)   0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 3
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 EE Final
  Czech Republic (Selnekovičová) 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 5
  Canada (Ideson)   0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 4

Draw 13Edit

Wednesday, March 4, 2:00 pm

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Sweden (Petersson-Dahl)   1 1 1 1 0 0 0 X 4
  Canada (Ideson) 0 0 0 0 1 5 3 X 9
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Slovakia (Ďuriš) 1 3 0 2 2 0 X X 8
  Estonia (Koitmäe)   0 0 0 0 0 1 X X 1
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Russia (Kurokhtin)   1 0 0 1 0 0 0 X 2
  Czech Republic (Selnekovičová) 0 0 1 0 0 3 1 X 5
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Latvia (Rožkova)   1 0 0 0 2 1 3 0 7
  Scotland (Nibloe) 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 1 6

Draw 14Edit

Wednesday, March 4, 7:00 pm

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Norway (Stordahl)   0 0 0 1 1 0 0 X 2
  Scotland (Nibloe) 2 1 1 0 0 1 2 X 7
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  China (Wang) 0 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 5
  Latvia (Rožkova)   1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 4
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Slovakia (Ďuriš) 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 4
  South Korea (Jung)   0 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 6
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Estonia (Koitmäe)   0 2 0 3 0 2 0 0 7
   Switzerland (Pfyffer) 0 0 2 0 2 0 1 1 6

Draw 15Edit

Thursday, March 5, 9:00 am

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Latvia (Rožkova) 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 1 5
  Russia (Kurokhtin)   1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 4
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Czech Republic (Selnekovičová) 0 1 0 0 0 0 X X 1
  Scotland (Nibloe)   2 0 4 3 1 1 X X 11
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Canada (Ideson) 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 X 2
  Estonia (Koitmäe)   1 0 0 1 3 0 2 X 7
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Sweden (Petersson-Dahl)   1 0 2 1 0 0 1 1 6
  Slovakia (Ďuriš) 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 3

Draw 16Edit

Thursday, March 5, 2:00 pm

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Estonia (Koitmäe)   0 1 0 0 1 0 X X 2
  China (Wang) 2 0 4 3 0 0 X X 9
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Norway (Stordahl)   2 3 1 0 0 2 0 X 8
  Slovakia (Ďuriš) 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 X 5
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Latvia (Rožkova) 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4
   Switzerland (Pfyffer)   0 1 0 1 1 1 0 2 6
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Scotland (Nibloe) 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 X 4
  South Korea (Jung)   2 0 0 1 1 0 3 X 7

Draw 17Edit

Thursday, March 5, 7:00 pm

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  South Korea (Jung)   0 2 0 0 0 0 0 X 2
  Czech Republic (Selnekovičová) 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 X 4
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
   Switzerland (Pfyffer)   1 0 0 0 0 0 X X 1
  Russia (Kurokhtin) 0 1 2 1 3 2 X X 9
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Norway (Stordahl) 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 X 2
  Sweden (Petersson-Dahl)   2 0 0 0 2 0 1 X 5
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Canada (Ideson) 0 0 2 0 0 0 X X 2
  China (Wang)   2 2 0 4 1 3 X X 12

PlayoffsEdit

  Qualification games     Semifinals     Final
                           
        1   China 4  
  4   Norway 4     5   Russia 9    
  5   Russia 6         5   Russia 5
      3   Canada 4
        2   Sweden 2    
  3   Canada 5     3   Canada 3   Bronze medal game
  6   South Korea 4   1   China 2
  2   Sweden 5

Qualification gamesEdit

Friday, March 6, 1:00 pm

Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 EE Final
  Canada (Ideson)   0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 5
  South Korea (Jung) 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 4
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 EE Final
  Norway (Stordahl) 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 4
  Russia (Kurokhtin)   1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 2 6

SemifinalsEdit

Friday, March 6, 7:00 pm

Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  China (Wang)   1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 4
  Russia (Kurokhtin) 0 1 0 3 0 2 0 3 9
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 EE Final
  Sweden (Petersson-Dahl)   0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
  Canada (Ideson) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 3

Bronze medal gameEdit

Saturday, March 7, 10:00 am

Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 EE Final
  China (Wang)   0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
  Sweden (Petersson-Dahl) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 5

FinalEdit

Saturday, March 7, 2:30 pm

Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Russia (Kurokhtin) 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 5
  Canada (Ideson)   2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 4

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gray, Richard (March 6, 2019). "Wetzikon, Switzerland to host World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2020". World Curling Federation. Retrieved March 2, 2020.
  2. ^ "World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2020". World Curling Federation. Retrieved March 2, 2020.
  3. ^ "World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2020 Official Site". World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2020. Archived from the original on March 2, 2020. Retrieved March 2, 2020.
  4. ^ Pavlyuchik, Alina. "Russia win World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2020 title". World Curling Federation. Retrieved March 7, 2020.
  5. ^ Pavlyuchik, Alina. "Sweden claim bronze at World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2020". World Curling Federation. Retrieved March 7, 2020.
  6. ^ Pavlyuchik, Alina (December 2, 2019). "Canada win gold at the World Wheelchair-B Curling Championships 2019". World Curling Federation. Retrieved March 2, 2020.
  7. ^ "Teams". World Curling Federation. Retrieved March 2, 2020.
  8. ^ "Results". Retrieved March 2, 2020.
  9. ^ "Schedule". World Curling Federation. Retrieved March 2, 2020.

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