2001 Speedway World Cup

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Speedway World Cup
VenueFlag of Poland.svg  Poland
Start dateJuly 1
End dateJuly 7
Nations12
  2000
(previous format
Speedway World Team Cup)
2002  

The 2001 Speedway World Cup (SWC) was the 1st FIM Speedway World Cup season (and 42nd edition of a speedway team World Cup). [1] [2] The Final took place on 7 July 2008 in Wrocław, Poland. The tournament was won by Australia (68 points) and they beat host team Poland (65 pts), Sweden (51 pts), Denmark (44 pts) and United States (30 pts) in the Final. [3] [4] [5]

Contents

Qualification

Pos.National teamPts.
1Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia 48
2Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 45
3Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 25
4Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine 1
Pos.National teamPts.
1Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 48
2Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary 47
3Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 12
4Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia 10

The two group winners and runners-up qualified to 2001 Speedway World Cup.

Venues

Olympic Stadium in Wroclaw. Wroclaw stadion olimpijski z bramy.jpg
Olympic Stadium in Wrocław.

Two cities were selected to host SWC finals events:

CityStadium namesHost club(s)Capacity
Gdańsk Wybrzeże Gdańsk 15,000
Wrocław Olympic Stadium Atlas Wrocław 35,000

Tournament

Qualifying rounds

  • Qualifying round 1
  • 2001-07-01
  • Flag of Poland.svg Gdańsk
  • Referee: Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Anthony Steele
Pos.National teamPts.
1Flag of Poland.svg  Poland 69
2Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain 49
3Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 22
4Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 15
  • Qualifying round 2
  • 2001-07-02
  • Flag of Poland.svg Gdańsk
  • Referee: Flag of Poland.svg Wojciech Grodzki
Pos.National teamPts.
1Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 57
2Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 48
3Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 31
4Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia 12
  • Qualifying round 3
  • 2001-07-03
  • Flag of Poland.svg Gdańsk
  • Referee: Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Anthony Steele
Pos.National teamPts.
1Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 56
2Flag of the United States.svg  United States 41
3Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic 35
4Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary 16

Race-off

Pos.National teamPts.
1Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 66
2Flag of the United States.svg  United States 65+4
3Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain 65+3
4Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic 42
5Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 20

Final

Pos.National teamPts.
1Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 68
2Flag of Poland.svg  Poland 65
3Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 51
4Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 44
5Flag of the United States.svg  United States 30

Final classification

Pos.National teamPts.
Gold medal icon.svg Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 68
Silver medal icon.svg Flag of Poland.svg  Poland 65
Bronze medal icon.svg Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 51
4Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 44
5Flag of the United States.svg  United States 30
6Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain 65+3
7Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic 42
8Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 20
9Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 22
10Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary 16
11Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 15
12Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia 12

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