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 10 Hugh Millikin (2007) 6 Hugh Millikin (1993), Hugh Millikin (1992)
Canada Canada 1 Glenn Howard (2007) 1 Glenn Howard (2007), Randy Ferbey (2005), 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)
China China - - - -
Czech Republic Czech Republic - - - -
Denmark Denmark 11 Johnny Frederiksen (2007) 3 Tommy Stjerne (1990), Frants Gufler (1985)
France France 7 Thomas Dufour (2007) 3 Pierre Boan (1973)
Germany Germany 2 Andy Kapp (2007) 2 Andy Kapp (2007), Sebastian Stock (2004), Andy Kapp (1997), Rodger Gustaf Schmidt (1987), Keith Wendorf (1983)
Norway Norway 8 Thomas Ulsrud (2007) 1 Eigil Ramsfjell (1988), Eigil Ramsfjell (1984), Kristian Sørum (1979)
Scotland Scotland 9 Warwick Smith (2007) 1 David Murdoch (2006), Hammy McMillan (1999), David Smith (1991), Chuck Hay (1967)
Switzerland Switzerland 4 Ralph Stöckli (2007) 1 Markus Eggler (1992), Jürg Tanner (1981), Otto Danieli (1975)
Sweden Sweden 5 Peja Lindholm (2007) 1 Peja Lindholm (2004), Peja Lindholm (2001), Peja Lindholm (1997), Ragnar Kamp (1977), Kjell Oscarius (1973)
United States of America United States of America 3 Todd Birr (2007) 1 Bob Nichols (1978), Bruce Roberts (1976), Raymond "Bud" Somerville (1974), Raymond "Bud" Somerville (1965)
Experience
Participations
Andy Kapp (GER) 10
Hugh Millikin (AUS) 10
Peter Smith (SCO) 9
Holger Höhne (GER) 7
Steve Hewitt (AUS) 7
Ulrik Schmidt (DEN) 6
Stephen Johns (AUS) 6
Championships
Anders Kraupp (SWE) 2
Peter Smith (SCO) 2
Euan Byers (SCO) 1
Graeme Connal (SCO) 1
David Murdoch (SCO) 1
Peter Loudon (SCO) 1
Ulrik Schmidt (DEN) 0
Finals played
Peter Smith (SCO) 6
Graeme Connal (SCO) 3
Holger Höhne (GER) 2
Andy Kapp (GER) 2
Anders Kraupp (SWE) 2
Euan Byers (SCO) 2
David Murdoch (SCO) 2
Medals won
Peter Smith (SCO) 7
Holger Höhne (GER) 5
Andy Kapp (GER) 5
Peter Loudon (SCO) 4
Graeme Connal (SCO) 3
Patrick Hürlimann (SUI) 3
Andreas Kempf (GER) 2
Games Played
Andy Kapp (GER) 98
Hugh Millikin (AUS) 96
Peter Smith (SCO) 93
Patrick Hürlimann (SUI) 64
Ulrik Schmidt (DEN) 57
Holger Höhne (GER) 57
Stephen Johns (AUS) 49
Games Won
Peter Smith (SCO) 65
Andy Kapp (GER) 49
Patrick Hürlimann (SUI) 37
Holger Höhne (GER) 33
Hugh Millikin (AUS) 30
Peter Loudon (SCO) 29
Ulrik Schmidt (DEN) 27
Rookies
Ben Hebert (CAN)
Marc Kennedy (CAN)
John Morris (CAN)
Adam Enright (CAN)
Jialiang Zang (CHN)
Xiaoming Xu (CHN)
Rui Liu (CHN)
Fengchun Wang (CHN)
Dongyan Li (CHN)
Marek Vydra (CZE)
Jindrich Kitzberger (CZE)
Martin Snítil (CZE)
Jirí Snítil (CZE)
Milos Hoferka (CZE)
Mikkel Adrup Poulsen (DEN)
Felix Schulze (GER)
Håvard Vad Petersson (NOR)
Toni Müller (SUI)
Anton Sandström (SWE)
Björn Brandberg (SWE)
Peder Folke (SWE)
Mats (II) Nyberg (SWE)
Pete Annis (USA)
Rich Ruohonen (USA)
Ages

Players with age known: 44 of 60

Average age of the field: 33.6 years

Youngest
Jialiang Zang (CHN) 20y 2m
Mikkel Poulsen (DEN) 23y 5m
Xiaoming Xu (CHN) 23y 6m
Toni Müller (SUI) 23y 10m
Håvard Vad Petersson (NOR) 24y 3m
Tony Angiboust (FRA) 24y 9m
Ben Hebert (CAN) 25y 0m
Oldest
Hugh Millikin (AUS) 50y 9m
Anders Kraupp (SWE) 48y 7m
Ulrik Schmidt (DEN) 45y 7m
Patrick Hürlimann (SUI) 44y 8m
Claudio Pescia (SUI) 44y 4m
Peter Smith (SCO) 43y 4m
Stephen Johns (AUS) 42y 5m
Youngest skips
David Murdoch (SCO) 29y 11m
Craig Brown (USA) 32y 7m
Johnny Frederiksen (DEN) 32y 8m
Jirí Snítil (CZE) 33y 1m
Oldest skips
Hugh Millikin (AUS) 50y 9m
Anders Kraupp (SWE) 48y 7m
Claudio Pescia (SUI) 44y 4m
Kevin Martin (CAN) 41y 8m