Patrick Hürlimann

Patrick Hürlimann (born 9 July 1963) is a Swiss curler, Olympic champion, and Vice-President of the World Curling Federation (WCF). He received a gold medal at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano.[1] He has received three medals at the World Curling Championships as skip for the Swiss team.

Patrick Hürlimann
Born (1963-07-09) 9 July 1963 (age 58)
Career
World Championship
appearances
7 (1986, 1989, 1996, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2008)
European Championship
appearances
3 (1985, 1997, 1999)
Olympic
appearances
1 (1998)

As head of the Marketing and Communications Committee of the WCF, Patrick Hürlimann developed the system of points used for the ranking of nations that participate in international curling bonspiels.

In 2010, Hürlimann became Vice-President of the WCF.[2][3] Hürlimann was inducted into the WCF Hall of Fame in 2014.[4]

Hürlimann is married to fellow curler Janet Hürlimann.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1998 Winter Olympics – Nagano, Japan – Curling" Archived 2007-08-25 at the Wayback Machine (Retrieved on March 18, 2008)
  2. ^ World Curling Federation. "WCF Executive Board and Staff". Archived from the original on 2015-09-05. Retrieved 2012-01-02.
  3. ^ thecurlingnews.com. "WCF dumps Canadian president bails on rules changes". Archived from the original on 2012-04-19.
  4. ^ "Canadian curler Ferbey inducted into HoF - Sportsnet.ca". www.sportsnet.ca. Retrieved 2019-05-12.
  5. ^ "Obituary of William Duncan Omand | Humphrey Funeral Home A.W. Miles-Newbigging Chapel Limited".