Background Facts

Please note that the information is calculated as of the tournament start date and is not updated thereafter.

Teams
  Association Latest result Best Result
Australia Australia 9 Hugh Millikin (1998) 6 Hugh Millikin (1993), Hugh Millikin (1992)
Canada Canada 3 Mark Dacey (2004) 1 Randy Ferbey (2003), Randy Ferbey (2002), Greg McAulay (2000), Wayne Middaugh (1998), Jeff Stoughton (1996), Kerry Burtnyk (1995), Rick Folk (1994), Russ Howard (1993), Ed Werenich (1990), Pat Ryan (1989), Russ Howard (1987), Ed Lukowich (1986), Al Hackner (1985), Ed Werenich (1983), Al Hackner (1982), Rick Folk (1980), Orest Meleschuk (1972), Don Duguid (1971), Don Duguid (1970), Ron Northcott (1969), Ron Northcott (1968), Ron Northcott (1966), Lyall Dagg (1964), Ernie Richardson (1963), Ernie Richardson (1962), Hector Gervais (1961), Ernie Richardson (1960), Ernie Richardson (1959)
Denmark Denmark 8 Johnny Frederiksen (2004) 3 Tommy Stjerne (1990), Frants Gufler (1985)
Finland Finland 4 Markku Uusipaavalniemi (2003) 3 Markku Uusipaavalniemi (2000), Markku Uusipaavalniemi (1998)
Germany Germany 2 Sebastian Stock (2004) 2 Sebastian Stock (2004), Andy Kapp (1997), Rodger Gustaf Schmidt (1987), Keith Wendorf (1983)
Italy Italy 8 Claudio Pescia (1996) 5 Giuseppe Dal Molin (1976)
Norway Norway 4 Pål Trulsen (2004) 1 Eigil Ramsfjell (1988), Eigil Ramsfjell (1984), Kristian Sørum (1979)
New Zealand New Zealand 7 Sean Becker (2004) 7 Sean Becker (2004)
Scotland Scotland 5 Ewan MacDonald (2004) 1 Hammy McMillan (1999), David Smith (1991), Chuck Hay (1967)
Switzerland Switzerland 6 Bernhard Werthemann (2004) 1 Markus Eggler (1992), Jürg Tanner (1981), Otto Danieli (1975)
Sweden Sweden 1 Peja Lindholm (2004) 1 Peja Lindholm (2004), Peja Lindholm (2001), Peja Lindholm (1997), Ragnar Kamp (1977), Kjell Oscarius (1973)
United States of America United States of America 9 Jason Larway (2004) 1 Bob Nichols (1978), Bruce Roberts (1976), Raymond "Bud" Somerville (1974), Raymond "Bud" Somerville (1965)
Experience
Participations
Flemming Davanger (NOR) 10
Markku Uusipaavalniemi (FIN) 8
Andy Kapp (GER) 8
Lars Vågberg (NOR) 8
Pål Trulsen (NOR) 8
Hugh Millikin (AUS) 7
Bent Ånund Ramsfjell (NOR) 7
Championships
Randy Ferbey (CAN) 3
David Nedohin (CAN) 2
Scott Pfeifer (CAN) 2
Marcel Rocque (CAN) 2
Dan Holowaychuk (CAN) 2
Markus Eggler (SUI) 1
Ewan MacDonald (SCO) 1
Finals played
Randy Ferbey (CAN) 4
Markus Eggler (SUI) 2
David Nedohin (CAN) 2
Scott Pfeifer (CAN) 2
Marcel Rocque (CAN) 2
Dan Holowaychuk (CAN) 2
Niels Siggaard Andersen (NOR) 1
Medals won
Randy Ferbey (CAN) 4
Flemming Davanger (NOR) 3
Andy Kapp (GER) 3
Markus Eggler (SUI) 3
Lars Vågberg (NOR) 3
Pål Trulsen (NOR) 3
Uli Kapp (GER) 3
Games Played
Flemming Davanger (NOR) 91
Lars Vågberg (NOR) 81
Markku Uusipaavalniemi (FIN) 80
Pål Trulsen (NOR) 72
Bent Ånund Ramsfjell (NOR) 72
Andy Kapp (GER) 69
Hugh Millikin (AUS) 63
Games Won
Flemming Davanger (NOR) 50
Lars Vågberg (NOR) 44
Markku Uusipaavalniemi (FIN) 42
Randy Ferbey (CAN) 42
Pål Trulsen (NOR) 40
Bent Ånund Ramsfjell (NOR) 40
Andy Kapp (GER) 31
Rookies
Ian Palangio (AUS)
Kenneth Hertsdahl (DEN)
Joel Retornaz (ITA)
Stefano Ferronato (ITA)
Marco Mariani (ITA)
Alessandro Zisa (ITA)
David Murdoch (SCO)
Neil Murdoch (SCO)
Euan Byers (SCO)
Stefan Karnusian (SUI)
Eric Carlsén (SWE)
Andreas Prytz (SWE)
Mathias Carlsson (SWE)
Patric Håkansson (SWE)
Daniel Prytz (SWE)
Joseph Polo (USA)
Ages

Players with age known: 52 of 60

Average age of the field: 34.6 years

Youngest
Joel Retornaz (ITA) 21y 6m
John Shuster (USA) 22y 4m
Joseph Polo (USA) 22y 5m
Eric Carlsén (SWE) 22y 9m
Marco Ramstein (SUI) 26y 4m
David Murdoch (SCO) 26y 11m
Patric Klaremo (SWE) 27y 7m
Oldest
Scott Baird (USA) 53y 8m
Lorne Depape (NZL) 49y 11m
Hugh Millikin (AUS) 47y 8m
Randy Ferbey (CAN) 45y 10m
Fabio Alvera (ITA) 45y 10m
John Theriault (AUS) 45y 2m
Dan Mustapic (NZL) 44y 7m
Youngest skips
Eric Carlsén (SWE) 22y 9m
David Murdoch (SCO) 26y 11m
Sean Becker (NZL) 29y 8m
Johnny Frederiksen (DEN) 29y 8m
Oldest skips
Hugh Millikin (AUS) 47y 8m
Randy Ferbey (CAN) 45y 10m
Pål Trulsen (NOR) 42y 11m
Markku Uusipaavalniemi (FIN) 38y 4m