World Wheelchair Curling Championship

The World Wheelchair Curling Championship is an annual world championship held to determine the world's best team in wheelchair curling. It is held every non-Paralympic year.

World Wheelchair Curling Championship
Established2002
2021 host cityBeijing, China
2021 arenaBeijing National Aquatics Center
2020 champion Russia
Current edition

MedalistsEdit

Following is a list of medalists:[1]

Year Host Gold Silver Bronze
2002
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Switzerland
(Sursee)
   Switzerland
Urs Bucher
Cesare Cassani
Manfred Bolliger
Therese Kämpfer
Silvia Obrist
  Canada
Chris Daw
Don Bell
Jim Primavera
Karen Blachford
Richard Fraser
  Scotland
Frank Duffy
Alex Harvey
Michael McCreadie
Elaine Lister
James Sellar
2004
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Switzerland
(Sursee)
  Scotland
Frank Duffy
Michael McCreadie
Ken Dickson
Angie Malone
James Sellar
   Switzerland
Urs Bucher
Manfred Bolliger
Cesare Cassani
Therese Kämpfer
Otto Erb
  Canada
Chris Daw
Bruce McAninch
Jim Primavera
Karen Blachford
2005
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Scotland
(Braehead)
  Scotland
Frank Duffy
Michael McCreadie
Tom Killin
Angie Malone
Ken Dickson
  Denmark
Kenneth Ørbæk
Rosita Jensen
Jørn Kristensen
Bjarne Jensen
Sussie Pedersen
   Switzerland
Urs Bucher
Manfred Bolliger
Cesare Cassani
Therese Kämpfer
Erwin Lauper
2007
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Sweden
(Sollefteå)
  Norway
Rune Lorentsen
Geir Arne Skogstad
Jostein Stordahl
Lene Tystad
Trine Fissum
   Switzerland
Manfred Bolliger
Erwin Lauper
Cesare Cassani
Madeleine Wildi
Claudia Tosse
  Scotland
Michael McCreadie
Aileen Neilson
James Sellar
Angie Malone
James Elliott
2008
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Switzerland
(Sursee)
  Norway
Rune Lorentsen
Jostein Stordahl
Geir Arne Skogstad
Lene Tystad
Anne Mette Samdal
  South Korea
Kim Hak-sung
Kim Myung-jin
Cho Yang-hyun
Kang Mi-suk
Ham Dong-hee
  United States
James Pierce
Augusto Perez
James Joseph
Jacqueline Kapinowski
Bob Prenoveau
2009
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Canada
(Vancouver)
  Canada
Jim Armstrong
Darryl Neighbour
Ina Forrest
Chris Sobkowicz
Sonja Gaudet
  Sweden
Jalle Jungnell
Glenn Ikonen
Patrik Burman
Anette Wilhelm
  Germany
Jens Jäger
Marcus Sieger
Jens Gäbel
Caren Totzauer
Astrid Hoer
2011
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Czech Republic
(Prague)
  Canada
Jim Armstrong
Darryl Neighbour
Ina Forrest
Sonja Gaudet
Bruno Yizek
  Scotland
Aileen Neilson
Tom Killin
Gregor Ewan
Angie Malone
Michael McKenzie
  Norway
Rune Lorentsen
Jostein Stordahl
Tone Edvardsen
Terje Rafdal
Runar Bjørnstad
2012
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South Korea
(Chuncheon)[2]
  Russia
Andrey Smirnov
Marat Romanov
Aleksandr Shevchenko
Svetlana Pakhomova
Oxana Slesarenko
  South Korea
Kim Hak-sung
Jung Seung-won
Noh Byeong-il
Kang Mi-suk
Bang Min-ja
  China
Wang Haitao
Liu Wei
He Jun
Xu Guangqin
Zhang Qiang
2013
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Russia
(Sochi)[3]
  Canada
Jim Armstrong
Dennis Thiessen
Ina Forrest
Sonja Gaudet
Mark Ideson
  Sweden
Jalle Jungnell
Glenn Ikonen
Patrik Kallin
Kristina Ulander
Gert Erlandsson
  China
Wang Haitao
Liu Wei
Xu Guangqin
He Jun
Zhang Qiang
2015
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Finland
(Lohja)[4]
  Russia
Andrey Smirnov
Marat Romanov
Oxana Slesarenko
Alexander Shevchenko
Svetlana Pakhomova
  China
Wang Haitao
Liu Wei
Zhang Qiang
Xu Guangqin
He Jun
  Finland
Markku Karjalainen
Sari Karjalainen
Mina Mojtahedi
Tuomo Aarnikka
Vesa Leppanen
2016
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Switzerland
(Lucerne)[5]
  Russia
Andrey Smirnov
Konstantin Kurokhtin
Svetlana Pakhomova
Alexander Shevchenko
Marat Romanov
  Norway
Rune Lorentsen
Jostein Stordahl
Ole Fredrik Syversen
Sissel Løchen
Jan-Erik Hansen
  South Korea
Yang Hui-tae
Jung Seung-won
Seo Soon-seok
Bang Min-ja
Cha Jae-goan
2017
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South Korea
(Gangneung)[6]
  Norway
Rune Lorentsen
Jostein Stordahl
Ole Fredrik Syversen
Sissel Løchen
Rikke Iversen
  Russia
Andrey Smirnov
Konstantin Kurokhtin
Alexander Shevchenko
Daria Shchukina
Marat Romanov
  Scotland
Aileen Neilson
Gregor Ewan
Hugh Nibloe
Bob McPherson
Angie Malone
2019
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Scotland
(Stirling)[7]
  China
Wang Haitao
Zhang Mingliang
Xu Xinchen
Yan Zhou
Zhang Qiang
  Scotland
Aileen Neilson
Hugh Nibloe
Robert McPherson
David Melrose
Gary Logan
  South Korea
Yang Hui-tae (Fourth)
Seo Soon-seok
Cha Jin-ho (Skip)
Bang Min-ah
Min Byeong-seok
2020
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Switzerland
(Wetzikon)[8]
  Russia
Konstantin Kurokhtin
Andrei Meshcheriakov
Vitaly Danilov
Daria Shchukina
Anna Karpushina
  Canada
Jon Thurston (Fourth)
Ina Forrest
Dennis Thiessen
Mark Ideson (Skip)
Collinda Joseph
  Sweden
Viljo Petersson-Dahl
Mats-Ola Engborg
Ronny Persson
Kristina Ulander
Zandra Reppe
2021
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China
(Beijing)[9]

All-time medal tableEdit

As of 2020 a World Wheelchair Curling Championship

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Russia (RUS)4105
2  Canada (CAN)3216
3  Norway (NOR)3115
4  Scotland (SCO)2237
5   Switzerland (SUI)1214
6  China (CHN)1124
7  South Korea (KOR)0224
8  Sweden (SWE)0213
9  Denmark (DEN)0101
10  Finland (FIN)0011
  Germany (GER)0011
  United States (USA)0011
Totals (12 nations)14141442

Performance timelineEdit

Nation 2002 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2011 2012 2013 2015 2016 2017 2019 2020 Years
  Bulgaria 7 10 12 3
  Canada     6 4 4     6   6 7 5 10   14
  China 5 5       5 4   4 9
  Czech Republic 10 12 2
  Denmark 9 8   9 4
  England 6 4 10 3
  Estonia 8 10 2
  Finland 7   10 10 4
  Germany 13   9 7 8 9 12 7
  Italy 8 6 9 5 6 10 6
  Japan 13 5 9 3
  Latvia 9 7 2
  Norway 12 5     8   9 9 10     4 5 13
  Poland 15 1
  Russia 9 15 8 10 4   5       7   12
  Scotland         7 9   7 6 8     9 13
  Slovakia 4 8 4 9 6 8 6
  South Korea 11 7 7   7 6   10   6   6 12
  Sweden 4 7 4 10 6   8 8   9   11
  Switzerland         8 10 4 8 5 11 10
  United States 5 5 8 6   4 7 5 4 5 6 7 11 13
  Wales 13 11 2
Total teams 9 13 16 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 12 12

World Wheelchair-B Curling ChampionshipEdit

The World Wheelchair-B Curling Championship is a qualifier event for the World Wheelchair Championship. From 2015 to 2018, the top 2 teams qualify for the World Championship. Starting at the 2018 World Wheelchair-B Curling Championship, the top 3 teams qualify.

MedallistsEdit

Following is a list of medallists for the World Wheelchair-B Championship:

Year Host Gold Silver Bronze
2015
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Finland
(Lohja)
  Norway
Rune Lorentsen
Jostein Stordahl
Ole Fredrik Syversen
Sissel Løchen
Gina Kristin Brøndbo
  South Korea
Yang Hui-tae
Cha Jae-goan
Seo Soon-seok
Bang Min-ja
Jung Seung-won
  Sweden
Patrik Kallin
Kicki Ulander
Ronny Persson
Zandra Reppe
Gert Erlandsson
2016
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Finland
(Lohja)
  Finland
Markku Karjalainen
Yrjo Jaaskelainen
Sari Karjalainen
Vesa Leppanen
Riitta Särösalo
  Scotland
Aileen Neilson
Gregor Ewan
Hugh Nibloe
Bob McPherson
Angie Malone
  Slovakia
Radoslav Ďuriš
Dušan Pitoňák
Peter Zaťko
Monika Kunkelová
Imrich Lyócsa
2018
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Finland
(Lohja)
  Estonia
Andrei Koitmae
Viljar Villiste
Ain Villau
Signe Falkenberg
Mait Matas
  Slovakia
Radoslav Ďuriš
Dušan Pitoňák
Imrich Lyócsa
Monika Kunkelová
Peter Zaťko
  Latvia
Polina Rozkova
Sergeys Djacenko
Agris Lasmans
Ojars Briedis
2019
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Finland
(Lohja)
  Canada
Jon Thurston
Ina Forrest
Marie Wright
Mark Ideson
Dennis Thiessen
  Sweden
Viljo Petersson-Dahl
Mats-Ola Engborg
Ronny Persson
Kristina Ulander
Zandra Reppe
  Czech Republic
Radek Musílek
Dana Selnekovičová
Martin Tluk
Jana Břinčilová
Štěpán Beneš
2021
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Finland
(Lohja)
  United States
Matt Thums
Steve Emt
David Samsa
Pam Wilson
Batoyun Uranchimeg
   Switzerland
Eric Décorvet
Hans Burgener
Françoise Jaquerod
Laurent Kneubühl
Patrick Delacrétaz
  Italy
Egidio Marchese
Orietta Berto
Fabrizio Bich
Angela Menardi
Matteo Ronzani

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Events Wheelchaircurling.com
  2. ^ Curling Chuncheon City South Korea to host 2012 World Wheelchair Championship International Paralympic Committee (IPC) February 23, 2011
  3. ^ "WCF President impressed by Sochi 2014 event progress". World Curling Federation. 18 October 2011.
  4. ^ "Lohja, Finland to host World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2015". World Curling Federation. 29 January 2014. Retrieved 29 January 2014.
  5. ^ "World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2016 to be held in Lucerne, Switzerland". World Curling Federation. 3 January 2015. Retrieved 11 February 2015.
  6. ^ "World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2017". World Curling Federation. Retrieved 19 March 2017.
  7. ^ "worldcurling.org/scotland-awarded-four-international-curling-championships". World Curling Federation. 23 December 2014. Retrieved 23 December 2014.
  8. ^ Pavlyuchik, Alina. "Russia win World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2020 title". World Curling Federation. Retrieved March 7, 2020.
  9. ^ "World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2021". World Curling Federation. Retrieved 23 April 2020.