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
Canada Canada 2 Jim Ursel (1977) 1 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 10 Tommy Stjerne (1977) 5 Flemming Pedersen (1974)
France France 9 Pierre Boan (1977) 3 Pierre Boan (1973)
Germany Germany 8 Klaus Kanz (1977) 3 Manfred Räderer (1972)
Italy Italy 7 Giuseppe Dal Molin (1977) 5 Giuseppe Dal Molin (1976)
Norway Norway 6 Kristian Sørum (1977) 5 Josef Bjaanaes (1970), Thor Andresen (1968), Erling Brusletto (1967), Nils Wiedemann (1966), Per Holaker (1964)
Scotland Scotland 3 Ken Horton (1977) 1 Chuck Hay (1967)
Switzerland Switzerland 5 Jon Carl Rizzi (1977) 1 Otto Danieli (1975)
Sweden Sweden 1 Ragnar Kamp (1977) 1 Ragnar Kamp (1977), Kjell Oscarius (1973)
United States of America United States of America 4 Bruce Roberts (1977) 1 Bruce Roberts (1976), Raymond "Bud" Somerville (1974), Raymond "Bud" Somerville (1965)
Experience
Participations
Pierre Boan (FRA) 8
Bill Strum (USA) 4
Tom Schaeffer (SWE) 3
Claes-Göran "Boa" Carlman (SWE) 3
Pierre Duclos (FRA) 3
Kristian Sørum (NOR) 2
Eigil Ramsfjell (NOR) 2
Championships
Bill Strum (USA) 2
Bob Nichols (USA) 1
Tom Locken (USA) 1
Tom Schaeffer (SWE) 1
Claes-Göran "Boa" Carlman (SWE) 1
Roland Schneider (SUI) 1
James Sanderson (SCO) 0
Finals played
Bill Strum (USA) 3
James Sanderson (SCO) 1
Iain Baxter (SCO) 1
Willie Sanderson (SCO) 1
Colin Baxter (SCO) 1
Bob Nichols (USA) 1
Tom Locken (USA) 1
Medals won
Bill Strum (USA) 4
Tom Schaeffer (SWE) 2
James Sanderson (SCO) 1
Iain Baxter (SCO) 1
Willie Sanderson (SCO) 1
Colin Baxter (SCO) 1
Bob Nichols (USA) 1
Games Played
Pierre Boan (FRA) 61
Bill Strum (USA) 35
Tom Schaeffer (SWE) 27
Pierre Duclos (FRA) 27
Claes-Göran "Boa" Carlman (SWE) 25
Leone Rezzadore (ITA) 19
Kristian Sørum (NOR) 18
Games Won
Bill Strum (USA) 25
Pierre Boan (FRA) 20
Tom Schaeffer (SWE) 14
Claes-Göran "Boa" Carlman (SWE) 13
Pierre Duclos (FRA) 10
Kristian Sørum (NOR) 9
Eigil Ramsfjell (NOR) 9
Rookies
Ed Lukowich (CAN)
Mike Chernoff (CAN)
Dave Johnston (CAN)
Ron Schindle (CAN)
John Christiansen (DEN)
Erik Kelnaes (DEN)
Keith Wendorf (GER)
Sascha Fischer-Weppler (GER)
Balint von Bery (GER)
Heino von L'Estocq (GER)
Roberto Bocus (ITA)
Morten Sørum (NOR)
Fred Collioud (SUI)
René Collioud (SUI)
Svante Ödman (SWE)
Fred Ridderstad (SWE)
Bob Christman (USA)
Ages

Players with age known: 4 of 40

Average age of the field: 36.9 years

Youngest
Eigil Ramsfjell (NOR) 23y 0m
Claes-Göran "Boa" Carlman (SWE) 34y 6m
Tom Schaeffer (SWE) 37y 4m
Pierre Boan (FRA) 52y 11m
Oldest
Pierre Boan (FRA) 52y 11m
Tom Schaeffer (SWE) 37y 4m
Claes-Göran "Boa" Carlman (SWE) 34y 6m
Eigil Ramsfjell (NOR) 23y 0m
Youngest skips
Tom Schaeffer (SWE) 37y 4m
Pierre Boan (FRA) 52y 11m
Oldest skips
Pierre Boan (FRA) 52y 11m
Tom Schaeffer (SWE) 37y 4m