Binia Feltscher

Binia Feltscher (born 13 October 1978 in Chur) is a Swiss curler[1] from Flims. She is the skip of the 2014 and 2016 World championship curling teams from Switzerland. From 2006 to 2013 she was known as Binia Feltscher-Beeli.

Binia Feltscher
Born
Binia Feltscher

13 October 1978 (1978-10-13) (age 41)
Chur, Switzerland
Team
Curling clubCC Flims, Flims
SkipBinia Feltscher
ThirdCarole Howald
SecondStefanie Berset
LeadLarissa Hari
AlternateMichèle Jäggi
Career
Member Association  Switzerland
World Championship
appearances
5 (2005, 2010, 2014, 2016, 2018)
European Championship
appearances
7 (2004, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2011, 2014, 2016)
Olympic
appearances
1 (2006)

Career

Feltscher began curling in 1989. Since 2007 she has skipped and is right-handed.[2]

Feltscher was the third of the Swiss team skipped by Mirjam Ott at the 2006 Winter Olympics, where she won a silver medal. With Ott, Feltscher won silver medals at the European Curling Championships in 2004 and 2005 and a bronze in 2006. Feltscher left the Ott rink in 2007 to form her own team. She won another silver medal at the European Championships in 2009. Feltscher won the 2014 Ford World Women's Curling Championship by defeating Canada's Rachel Homan in the final. Later in the year she won a gold medal at the 2014 European Curling Championships.

On the World Curling Tour, Feltscher won her first event at the 2013 Glynhill Ladies International. Since then she has also won the 2013 Red Deer Curling Classic, the 2014 Women's Masters Basel, the 2015 International ZO Women's Tournament, and the 2016 Euronics European Masters.

Feltscher won another gold medal at the 2016 Ford World Women's Curling Championship, defeating Japan's Satsuki Fujisawa rink in the final.

Personal life

Feltscher is married and has two children.[3]

Teams

SeasonSkipThirdSecondLeadEvents
2004-05Mirjam OttBinia BeeliBrigitte SchoriMichèle KnobelWCT, ECC, WCC
2005-06Mirjam OttBinia BeeliValeria SpältyMichèle MoserWCT, ECC, OG
2006-07Mirjam OttBinia Feltscher-BeeliValeria SpältyJanine GreinerWCT, ECC
2007-08[4]Binia Feltscher-BeeliSandra AttingerYvonne SchluneggerCorinne BourquinWCT
2008-09Binia Feltscher-BeeliSandra Ramstein-AttingerSibille BuhlmannCorinne BourquinWCT
2009-10Binia Feltscher-BeeliSandra Ramstein-AttingerSibille BuhlmannCorinne BourquinWCT, ECC
2009-10Binia Feltscher-BeeliCorinne BorquinHeike SchwallerSandra Ramstein-AttingerWCC
2010-11Binia Feltscher-BeeliMarlene AlbrechtChristine UrechSandra Ramstein-AttingerWCT
2011-12Binia Feltscher-BeeliMarlene AlbrechtFranziska KaufmannChristine UrechWCT, ECC
2012-13Binia Feltscher-BeeliIrene SchoriFranziska KaufmannChristine UrechWCT
2013-14Binia FeltscherIrene SchoriFranziska KaufmannChristine UrechWCT, WCC
2014-15Binia FeltscherIrene SchoriFranziska KaufmannChristine UrechWCT, ECC
2015-16Binia FeltscherIrene SchoriFranziska KaufmannChristine UrechWCT, ECC, WCC
2016-17Binia FeltscherIrene SchoriFranziska KaufmannChristine UrechWCT, ECC
2017-18Binia FeltscherIrene SchoriFranziska KaufmannCarole HowaldWCT, WCC
2018-19Binia FeltscherCarole HowaldStefanie BersetLarissa Hari
2019-20Binia FeltscherCarole HowaldStefanie BersetLarissa Hari

Grand Slam record

Key
C Champion
F Lost in Final
SF Lost in Semifinal
QF Lost in Quarterfinals
R16 Lost in the round of 16
Q Did not advance to playoffs
T2 Played in Tier 2 event
DNP Did not participate in event
N/A Not a Grand Slam event that season
Event 2014–15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
Masters QF Q QF DNP DNP DNP
Tour Challenge N/A Q DNP T2 T2 T2
The National N/A DNP SF QF DNP
Canadian Open QF Q DNP DNP DNP
Players' Q DNP DNP DNP DNP
Champions Cup N/A DNP DNP Q DNP

References

  1. "Binia Feltscher". World Curling Tour.
  2. "Binia FELTSCHER-BEELI". ecc.curlit.com.
  3. "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-04-07. Retrieved 2016-03-25.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. https://web.archive.org/web/20070829203517/http://www.worldcurlingtour.com/index.php?task=Teams&et=51&letter=F
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