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 1 Sandra Schmirler (1997) 1 Sandra Schmirler (1997), Marilyn Bodogh (1996), Sandra Peterson (1994), Sandra Peterson (1993), Heather Houston (1989), Pat Sanders (1987), Marilyn Bodogh-Darte (1986), Linda Moore (1985), Connie Laliberte (1984), Marj Mitchell (1980)
Denmark Denmark 3 Helena Blach Lavrsen (1997) 1 Marianne Jørgensen (1982)
Finland Finland 8 Jaana Jokela (1997) 6 Jaana Jokela (1994)
Germany Germany 6 Andrea Schöpp (1997) 1 Andrea Schöpp (1988)
Japan Japan 4 Mayumi Ohkutsu (1997) 4 Mayumi Ohkutsu (1997)
Norway Norway 2 Dordi Nordby (1997) 1 Dordi Nordby (1991), Dordi Nordby (1990)
Scotland Scotland 8 Carolyn Hutchinson (1997) 2 Christine Cannon (1994), Carolyn Hutchinson (1990), Isobel Torrance Jr (1985)
Switzerland Switzerland 8 Mirjam Ott (1997) 1 Erika Müller (1983), Gaby Casanova (1979)
Sweden Sweden 5 Cathrine Norberg (1997) 1 Elisabet Gustafson (1995), Elisabet Johansson (1992), Elisabeth Högström (1981)
United States of America United States of America 7 Patti Lank (1997) 2 Lisa Schoeneberg (1996), Lisa Schoeneberg (1992)
Experience
Participations
Helena Blach Lavrsen (DEN) 15
Andrea Schöpp (GER) 9
Hanne Woods (NOR) 9
Dordi Nordby (NOR) 9
Mayumi Ohkutsu (JPN) 7
Jaana Jokela (FIN) 7
Marianne Aspelin (NOR) 7
Championships
Elisabet Gustafson (SWE) 2
Katarina Nyberg (SWE) 2
Louise Marmont (SWE) 2
Elisabeth Persson (SWE) 2
Hanne Woods (NOR) 2
Dordi Nordby (NOR) 2
Helena Blach Lavrsen (DEN) 1
Finals played
Hanne Woods (NOR) 4
Dordi Nordby (NOR) 4
Andrea Schöpp (GER) 3
Marianne Aspelin (NOR) 3
Elisabet Gustafson (SWE) 2
Katarina Nyberg (SWE) 2
Louise Marmont (SWE) 2
Medals won
Hanne Woods (NOR) 7
Dordi Nordby (NOR) 7
Louise Marmont (SWE) 6
Marianne Aspelin (NOR) 6
Andrea Schöpp (GER) 4
Elisabet Gustafson (SWE) 4
Katarina Nyberg (SWE) 4
Games Played
Helena Blach Lavrsen (DEN) 137
Dordi Nordby (NOR) 99
Andrea Schöpp (GER) 94
Hanne Woods (NOR) 76
Jaana Jokela (FIN) 65
Louise Marmont (SWE) 64
Nina Pöllänen (FIN) 56
Games Won
Dordi Nordby (NOR) 69
Helena Blach Lavrsen (DEN) 64
Andrea Schöpp (GER) 56
Hanne Woods (NOR) 54
Louise Marmont (SWE) 44
Marianne Aspelin (NOR) 35
Elisabet Gustafson (SWE) 31
Rookies
Cathy Borst (CAN)
Heather Godberson (CAN)
Brenda Bohmer (CAN)
Kate Horne (CAN)
Rona McGregor (CAN)
Trine Qvist (DEN)
Jane Boake-Cope (GER)
Andrea Stock (GER)
Fiona Bayne (SCO)
Annick Lusser (SUI)
Sandra Arnold (SUI)
Kari Erickson (USA)
Lori Kreklau (USA)
Stacey Liapis (USA)
Ann Swisshelm (USA)
Risa O'Connell (USA)
Ages

Players with age known: 33 of 50

Average age of the field: 28.9 years

Youngest
Andrea Stock (GER) 17y 4m
Akiko Katoh (JPN) 19y 11m
Natalie Nessler (GER) 21y 9m
Margaretha Lindahl (SWE) 23y 5m
Stacey Liapis (USA) 23y 7m
Marianne Haslum (NOR) 24y 2m
Kristin Tøsse Løvseth (NOR) 24y 11m
Oldest
Cathy King (CAN) 38y 7m
Hanne Woods (NOR) 38y 0m
Helena Blach Lavrsen (DEN) 34y 9m
Edith Loudon (SCO) 34y 1m
Elisabeth Persson (SWE) 34y 1m
Dordi Nordby (NOR) 33y 11m
Elisabet Gustafson (SWE) 33y 11m
Youngest skips
Kari Erickson (USA) 26y 3m
Mayumi Okutsu (JPN) 29y 8m
Andrea Schöpp (GER) 33y 1m
Dordi Nordby (NOR) 33y 11m
Oldest skips
Cathy King (CAN) 38y 7m
Helena Blach Lavrsen (DEN) 34y 9m
Dordi Nordby (NOR) 33y 11m
Elisabet Gustafson (SWE) 33y 11m