World Wheelchair Curling Championship

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World Wheelchair Curling Championship
Established2002
2019 host city Stirling, Scotland
2019 championFlag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
Current edition
Curling current event.svg 2019 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.

A world championship is generally an international competition open to elite competitors from around the world, representing their nations, and winning such an event will be considered the highest or near highest achievement in the sport, game, or ability.

Wheelchair curling type of sport

Wheelchair curling is an adaptation of curling for athletes with a disability affecting their lower limbs or gait. Wheelchair curling is governed by the World Curling Federation, and is one of the sports in the Winter Paralympic Games.

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Medalists

Following is a list of medalists: [1]

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

All-time medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada  (CAN)3115
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway  (NOR)3115
3Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)3104
4Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland  (SCO)2237
5Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland  (SUI)1214
6Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China  (CHN)1124
7Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea  (KOR)0224
8Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden  (SWE)0202
9Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark  (DEN)0101
10Flag of Finland.svg  Finland  (FIN)0011
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)0011
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)0011
Totals (12 nations)13131339

Performance timeline

Nation 2002 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2011 2012 2013 2015 2016 2017 2019 Years
Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria 710123
Flag of Canada.svg  Canada Silver medal icon.svgBronze medal icon.svg644Gold medal icon.svgGold medal icon.svg6Gold medal icon.svg6751013
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China 55Bronze medal icon.svgBronze medal icon.svgSilver medal icon.svg54Gold medal icon.svg8
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic 101
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 98Silver medal icon.svg94
Flag of England.svg  England 64103
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 7Bronze medal icon.svg10104
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 13Bronze medal icon.svg9789127
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 86956106
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 13593
Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia 91
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 125Gold medal icon.svgGold medal icon.svg8Bronze medal icon.svg9910Silver medal icon.svgGold medal icon.svg412
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland 151
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 9158104Gold medal icon.svg5Gold medal icon.svgGold medal icon.svgSilver medal icon.svg711
Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland Bronze medal icon.svgGold medal icon.svgGold medal icon.svgBronze medal icon.svg79Silver medal icon.svg768Bronze medal icon.svgSilver medal icon.svg12
Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia 484965
Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea 1177Silver medal icon.svg76Silver medal icon.svg10Bronze medal icon.svg6Bronze medal icon.svg11
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 474106Silver medal icon.svg88Silver medal icon.svg910
Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland Gold medal icon.svgSilver medal icon.svgBronze medal icon.svgSilver medal icon.svg8104859
Flag of the United States.svg  United States 5586Bronze medal icon.svg47545671113
Flag of Wales 2.svg  Wales 13112
Total teams9131610101010101010101012

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