2008 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship

The 2008 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship was held March 8–16, 2008 in Vierumäki, Finland at the Vierumäki Ice Rink. It was the first mixed doubles world championships organized by the World Curling Federation.

2008 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship
Host cityVierumäki, Finland
ArenaVierumäki Ice Rink
DatesMarch 8–16
Winner  Switzerland
SecondIrene Schori
LeadToni Müller
Finalist Finland
2009 »

Switzerland scored two perfect ends in Draw 2 against Wales, a rare feat.

Teams

Blue group

 China  Denmark  Finland

Second: Xindi Zhang
Lead: Li Guangxu

Second: Kirsten Jensen
Lead: Lasse Damm

Second: Jussi Uusipaavalniemi
Lead: Anne Malmi

 New Zealand  Poland   Switzerland

Second: Bridget Becker
Lead: Sean Becker

Second: Agnieszka Ogrodniczek
Lead: Damian Herman

Second: Irene Schori
Lead: Toni Müller

 United States  Wales

Second: Jamie Haskell
Lead: Nate Haskell

Second: Lisa Peters
Lead: Phil Jones

Red group

 Canada  England  Estonia

Second: Susan O'Connor
Lead: Dean Ross

Second: Jane Clark
Lead: Steve Amann

Second: Marju Velga
Lead: Jan Anderson

 Hungary  Italy  Japan

Second: Ildikó Szekeres
Lead: György Nagy

Second: Silvia Mingozzi
Lead: Alberto Rostagnotto

Second: Michiko Taira
Lead: Kenji Tomabechi

 Slovakia  Sweden

Second: Barbora Vojtusova
Lead: Stefan Turna

Second: Marie Persson
Lead: Göran Carlsson

Green group

 Australia  Czech Republic  Spain

Second: Jennifer Thomas
Lead: Gerald Chick

Second: Hana Cechova
Lead: Radek Zdarsky

Second: Garcia Irantzu
Lead: Vez Sergio

 France  Latvia  Norway

Second: Helene Grieshaber
Lead: Lione Roux

Second: Iveta Staša
Lead: Roberts Krusts

Second: Linn Githmark
Lead: Tormod Andreassen

 Russia  Scotland

Second: Ilona Grishina
Lead: Dmitry Abanin

Second: Judith Carr
Lead: Dillan A Perras

Not Competing

The following teams were initially listed as participating in this event but on February 24, 2008 updated schedule they are not included.

Round robin

Blue group Red group Green group
Country W L Country W L Country W L
  Switzerland70  Sweden52  Norway61
 Finland61  Canada52  Czech Republic52
 China43  Hungary52  France43
 New Zealand43  Italy43  Latvia43
 United States34  Estonia34  Australia34
 Denmark25  Japan34  Scotland34
 Poland25  Slovakia25  Russia25
 Wales07  England16  Spain16

Results

Blue group

Draw 1

March 8, 2008 09:00

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 China 3 0 3 1 0 0 0 X 7
 Denmark 0 2 0 0 1 1 1 X 5
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Finland 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 X 6
 New Zealand 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 X 3
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Final
 Poland 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 4
  Switzerland 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 8
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 United States 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 X 6
 Wales 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 X 2

Draw 2

March 8, 2008 19:30

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Switzerland 0 6 2 1 0 6 X X 15
 Wales 1 0 0 0 1 0 X X 2
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Poland 0 0 0 0 1 0 X X 1
 United States 1 1 1 1 0 3 X X 7
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Denmark 2 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 7
 New Zealand 0 2 0 2 1 2 0 2 9
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 China 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 X 4
 Finland 2 0 1 1 0 0 4 X 8

Draw 3

March 9, 2008 16:00

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Poland 0 0 2 3 0 2 0 0 7
 New Zealand 1 2 0 0 4 0 1 1 9
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 China 1 1 2 2 2 0 2 X 10
 Wales 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 X 2
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 United States 0 0 1 0 0 0 X X 1
 Finland 1 1 0 2 2 1 X X 7
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Denmark 0 0 0 0 1 0 X X 1
  Switzerland 2 1 3 2 0 2 X X 10

Draw 4

March 10, 2008 12:30

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Finland 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 X 3
  Switzerland 1 1 0 1 0 2 0 X 5
Sheet B Final
 United States L
 Denmark W
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 China 1 0 3 1 0 3 1 0 9
 Poland 0 4 0 0 3 0 0 1 8
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Wales 2 0 2 0 3 1 0 0 8
 New Zealand 0 1 0 5 0 0 2 1 9

Draw 5

March 11, 2008 09:00

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Final
 United States 0 0 4 0 1 0 1 1 0 7
 China 3 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 8
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 New Zealand 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 X 1
  Switzerland 2 1 1 1 1 0 3 X 9
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Finland 1 0 0 2 0 0 3 X 6
 Wales 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 X 4
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Final
 Poland 0 1 0 1 2 0 2 0 2 8
 Denmark 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 3 0 6

Draw 6

March 11, 2008 19:30

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Denmark 0 0 4 0 0 1 0 X 5
 Finland 2 1 0 3 2 0 2 X 10
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Wales 0 3 0 1 0 2 0 0 6
 Poland 4 0 1 0 2 0 2 1 10
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 New Zealand 0 2 0 3 0 2 0 0 7
 China 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 6
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Switzerland 3 0 1 0 3 1 0 X 8
 United States 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 X 4

Draw 7

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 New Zealand 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 X 5
 United States 0 1 0 4 0 3 1 X 9
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Switzerland 0 4 0 3 2 1 1 X 11
 China 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 X 3
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Wales 1 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 6
 Denmark 0 0 0 3 0 3 2 1 9
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Finland 4 0 2 0 4 0 2 X 12
 Poland 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 X 5

Red group

Draw 1

March 8, 2008 12:30

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Canada 3 1 0 5 0 2 X X 11
 England 0 0 1 0 2 0 X X 3
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Estonia 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 2 7
 Hungary 0 0 2 1 0 1 1 0 5
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Italy 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 X 3
 Japan 1 3 0 3 0 5 2 X 14
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Slovakia 0 0 0 5 0 3 0 X 8
 Sweden 5 2 2 0 4 0 1 X 14

Draw 2

March 9, 2008 09:00

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Japan 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 X 6
 Sweden 0 5 0 1 1 0 3 X 10
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Italy 0 3 0 3 0 1 1 1 9
 Slovakia 3 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 6
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 England 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 X 2
 Hungary 3 1 0 1 3 0 1 X 9
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Canada 0 5 1 1 1 0 2 X 10
 Estonia 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 X 3

Draw 3

March 9, 2008 19:30

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Italy 0 0 1 0 3 0 3 0 7
 Hungary 1 1 0 2 0 3 0 3 10
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Canada 0 3 0 0 2 0 2 0 7
 Sweden 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 5
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Slovakia 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 X 3
 Estonia 2 0 2 2 0 1 1 X 8
Sheet D Final
 England L
 Japan W

Draw 4

March 10, 2008 16:00

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Estonia 0 2 1 1 0 2 1 0 7
 Japan 5 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 9
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Slovakia 1 2 0 3 0 2 0 0 8
 England 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 1 5
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Canada 2 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 6
 Italy 0 2 1 0 2 0 2 3 10
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Sweden 4 3 0 2 1 0 0 X 10
 Hungary 0 0 1 0 0 3 1 X 5

Draw 5

March 11, 2008 12:30

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Slovakia 0 2 0 4 0 0 5 0 11
 Canada 3 0 4 0 3 1 0 1 12
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Final
 Hungary 1 0 0 2 0 3 1 0 1 8
 Japan 0 3 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 7
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Estonia 0 3 0 1 4 0 2 0 10
 Sweden 1 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 7
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Italy 0 2 0 5 0 4 X X 11
 England 1 0 1 0 1 0 X X 3

Draw 6

March 12, 2008 09:00

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 England 0 0 1 1 0 3 1 1 7
 Estonia 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 5
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Sweden 0 2 0 5 0 1 5 X 13
 Italy 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 X 4
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Hungary 1 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 6
 Canada 0 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 4
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Japan 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 X 2
 Slovakia 0 3 1 1 1 0 3 X 9

Draw 7

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Hungary 0 1 0 2 2 1 2 X 8
 Slovakia 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 X 2
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Final
 Japan 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 7
 Canada 1 0 0 1 2 2 1 0 5 12
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Sweden 3 1 2 0 4 2 X X 12
 England 0 0 0 1 0 0 X X 1
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Final
 Estonia 0 1 0 2 1 0 4 0 0 8
 Italy 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 5 2 10

Green group

Draw 1

March 8, 16:00

Sheet A Final
 Australia 0
 Czech Republic 7
Sheet B Final
 Spain 4
 France 14
Sheet C Final
 Latvia 2
 Norway 11
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Russia 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 X 4
 Scotland 2 0 0 4 0 1 1 X 6

Draw 2

March 9, 12:30

Sheet A Final
 Norway 9
 Scotland 7
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Latvia 0 3 1 1 0 1 1 X 7
 Russia 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 X 2
Sheet C Final
 Czech Republic 7
 France 8
Sheet D Final
 Australia 8
 Spain 1

Draw 3

March 10, 09:00

Sheet A Final
 Latvia 7
 France 3
Sheet B Final
 Australia 6
 Scotland 7
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Russia 1 4 2 1 3 0 X X 11
 Spain 0 0 0 0 0 3 X X 3
Sheet D Final
 Czech Republic 7
 Norway 9

Draw 4

March 10, 19:30

Sheet A Final
 Spain 7
 Norway 3
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Russia 2 0 1 0 0 4 0 0 7
 Czech Republic 0 1 0 1 1 0 4 1 8
Sheet C Final
 Australia 5
 Latvia 7
Sheet D Final
 Scotland 4
 France 7

Draw 5

March 11, 16:00

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Russia 1 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 7
 Australia 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 3 6
Sheet B Final
 France 2
 Norway 8
Sheet C Final
 Spain 5
 Scotland 8
Sheet D Final
 Latvia 5
 Czech Republic 6

Draw 6

March 12, 12:30

Sheet A Final
 Czech Republic 9
 Spain 4
Sheet B Final
 Scotland 2
 Latvia 8
Sheet C Final
 France 4
 Australia 7
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Norway 0 3 0 2 0 1 1 0 7
 Russia 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 6

Draw 7

March 13, 09:00

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 France 4 0 2 0 2 0 4 X 12
 Russia 0 3 0 2 0 1 0 X 6
Sheet B Final
 Norway 6
 Australia 7
Sheet C Final
 Scotland 0
 Czech Republic 12
Sheet D Final
 Spain 8
 Latvia 7

Tie break

Red group

March 13, 12:30

Sheet D Final
 Hungary 4
 Canada 7

Playoffs

Semifinal challenge 1

March 14, 2008 09:00

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Canada 2 0 3 0 4 1 1 X 11
 Czech Republic 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 X 3

Semifinal challenge 2

March 14, 2008 13:00

Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Final
 Canada 0 3 0 3 0 0 2 0 0 8
 Finland 1 0 3 0 1 1 0 2 1 9

Brackets

  Semi-final     Final
                 
    Switzerland 11  
   Norway 2    
        Switzerland 5
       Finland 4
   Sweden 4    
   Finland 6   Bronze medal
 
 Norway 2
   Sweden 9

Semifinal

March 14, 2008 18:00

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Switzerland 3 3 0 3 1 1 0 X 11
 Norway 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 X 2
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Finland 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 6
 Sweden 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 4

Bronze medal game

March 15, 2008 12:00

Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
 Norway 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 X 2
 Sweden 3 1 1 0 2 1 1 X 9

Gold medal game

March 15, 2008 12:00

Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
  Switzerland 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 5
 Finland 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 4
2008 World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship Winner

Switzerland
1st title

References

  • "World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship 2008". World Curling Federation. Archived from the original on 2012-04-01. Retrieved 2010-03-30.
  • "World Curling Mixed Doubles Championships 2008". CurlingRussia.com. Archived from the original on 2010-02-06. Retrieved 2010-03-30.

See also

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