2012 Speedway World Cup

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Speedway World Cup
VenueFlag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Start dateJuly 7
End dateJuly 14
Nations8
  2011
2013  

The 2012 FIM Speedway World Cup (SWC) was the twelfth FIM Speedway World Cup, the annual international speedway world championship tournament. It took place between 7 July and 14 July 2012 and involved eight national teams. Six teams were seeded through to the tournament and two qualification rounds were held in April and May 2012 to determine the final place. As host nation, Sweden were seeded to the Final. [1] [2]

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Qualification

The top six nations from the 2011 Speedway World Cup (Poland, Australia, Sweden, Denmark, Russia and Great Britain) were granted automatic qualification with Sweden given a birth in the final as host nation. The remaining two places were divided among two qualifying rounds. Qualifying Round One was hosted in Herxheim, Germany, and Qualifying Round Two was hosted in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Germany and the USA qualified to the Tournament.

  • Qualifying Round One
  • Flag of Germany.svg Herxheim
  • 22 April 2012
National teamPts
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 37
Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia 36
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 29
Flag of France.svg  France 16
National teamPts
Flag of the United States.svg  United States 44
Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia 40
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine 23
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 21

Qualified teams

TeamQualified asFinals appearanceLast appearance2010 place
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden Host12th20113
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland 2011 SWC top six12th20111
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 2011 SWC top six12th20112
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 2011 SWC top six12th20114
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 2011 SWC top six12th20115
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain 2011 SWC top six10th20116
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany QR 1 Winner6th20118
Flag of the United States.svg  United States QR 2 Winner11th2007

Tournament

 Semi-finals Race-off Final
July 7 — Bydgoszcz (Polonia Bydgoszcz Stadium)
   Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  35 
   Flag of Poland.svg  Poland  34 
   Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark  33   July 14 — Målilla (G&B Stadium)
   Flag of the United States.svg  United States  23July 12 — Målilla (G&B Stadium)   Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark  39
details    Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark  42    Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia  36
    Flag of Poland.svg  Poland  38    Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  30
    Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  30    Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden  24
July 9 — King's Lynn (Norfolk Arena)   Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic  19 details
   Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia  45 details
   Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  41 
   Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic  30 Key:
   Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  15  Qualify to the Final
details   Qualify to the Race-Off

Final classification

Pos.National teamPts.
Gold medal icon.svg Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 39
Silver medal icon.svg Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 36
Bronze medal icon.svg Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 30
4Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 24
5Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain 30
6Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic 19
7Flag of the United States.svg  United States 23
8Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 15

See also

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References

  1. International Speedway results - 2012 SWC
  2. "2012 WORLD CUP". International Speedway. Retrieved 15 July 2021.