Rick Lang


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Richard P. "Rick" Lang (born December 12, 1953) is a Canadian curler from Thunder Bay, Ontario. He is a two time World champion and three time Brier champion representing Northern Ontario. He currently serves as a performance consultant for Curling Canada.

Lang was runner up at the 1971 Canadian Junior Curling Championships as the lead on Doug Smith's team. He later played third with Brier champions Bill Tetley (1975), and Al Hackner (1982, 1985), winning two World championships with Hackner and a bronze medal at the Worlds with Tetley. He also skipped Northern Ontario to a gold medal at the 1981 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship. Lang later skipped Northern Ontario at the 1991 and 1993 Briers. He also played third on Al Hackner's Canadian Senior Men's championship team in 2006, and won a silver medal on the team at the 2007 World Senior Curling Championships.

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Type Played Gold Silver Bronze Best finish Games Wins Losses
WCC 3 2 0 1 1 32 24 8
WSCC 1 0 1 0 2 8 6 2
  4 2 1 1   40 30 10

World Curling Championships

Year Association Ranking Position Personal Record Club
1975 Canada 3 3 7 - 3 Fort William CC, Thunder Bay, Ontario
  FRA 3-8USA 7-5SCO 6-5SWE 9-7GER 4-2SUI 6-8ITA 8-2DEN 10-5NOR 8-7, SF:SUI 5-6
1982 Canada 1 3 9 - 2 Fort William CC, Thunder Bay, Ontario
  GER 10-3SCO 6-5SWE 11-4USA 8-4NOR 4-5DEN 8-6SUI 7-3ITA 4-5FRA 9-2, SF:SWE 5-3, F:SUI 9-7
1985 Canada 1 3 8 - 3 Fort William CC, Thunder Bay, Ontario
  SCO 6-4ITA 7-4SUI 8-7ENG 10-2DEN 3-6SWE 3-6NOR 6-5GER 5-4USA 4-7, SF:USA 9-4, F:SWE 6-2

World Senior Curling Championship

Year Association Ranking Position Personal Record Club
2007 Canada 2 3 6 - 2 -
  SCO 3-4ENG 9-1NZL 9-3FIN 6-0SUI 6-3IRL 8-0, SF:SWE 4-3, F:SCO 5-6

Opponent Wins Losses
Denmark 2 1
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
1975 WCC 8 Bill Tetley John Kjaerulff 10 - 5
1982 WCC 6 Al Hackner Per Berg 8 - 6
1985 WCC 5 Al Hackner Frants Gufler 3 - 6
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  0 Other:  2  -  1
England 2 0
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
1985 WCC 4 Al Hackner Bob Martin 10 - 2
2007 WSCC 3 Al Hackner D. Michael Sutherland 9 - 1
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  0 Other:  2  -  0
Finland 1 0
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
2007 WSCC 5 Al Hackner Timo Kauste 6 - 0
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  0 Other:  1  -  0
France 1 1
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
1975 WCC 1 Bill Tetley André Tronc 3 - 8
1982 WCC 9 Al Hackner Gérard Natter 9 - 2
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  0 Other:  1  -  1
Germany 3 0
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
1975 WCC 5 Bill Tetley Klaus Kanz 4 - 2
1982 WCC 1 Al Hackner Keith Wendorf 10 - 3
1985 WCC 8 Al Hackner Keith Wendorf 5 - 4
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  0 Other:  3  -  0
Ireland 1 0
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
2007 WSCC 7 Al Hackner Tony Tierney 8 - 0
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  0 Other:  1  -  0
Italy 2 1
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
1975 WCC 7 Bill Tetley Giuseppe Dal Molin 8 - 2
1982 WCC 8 Al Hackner Andrea Pavani 4 - 5
1985 WCC 2 Al Hackner Andrea Pavani 7 - 4
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  0 Other:  2  -  1
New Zealand 1 0
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
2007 WSCC 4 Al Hackner Peter Becker 9 - 3
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  0 Other:  1  -  0
Norway 2 1
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
1975 WCC 9 Bill Tetley Helmer Strømbo 8 - 7
1982 WCC 5 Al Hackner Sjur Loen 4 - 5
1985 WCC 7 Al Hackner Kristian Sørum 6 - 5
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  0 Other:  2  -  1
Scotland 3 2
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
1975 WCC 3 Bill Tetley Alex F. Torrance 6 - 5
1982 WCC 2 Al Hackner Colin Hamilton 6 - 5
1985 WCC 1 Al Hackner Billy Howat 6 - 4
2007 WSCC 2 Al Hackner Keith Prentice 3 - 4
2007 WSCC F Al Hackner Keith Prentice 5 - 6
Finals:  0  -  1 Playoffs:  0  -  1 Other:  3  -  1
Sweden 5 1
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
1975 WCC 4 Bill Tetley Axel Kamp 9 - 7
1982 WCC 3 Al Hackner Sören Gran 11 - 4
1982 WCC SF Al Hackner Sören Gran 5 - 3
1985 WCC 6 Al Hackner Stefan Hasselborg 3 - 6
1985 WCC F Al Hackner Stefan Hasselborg 6 - 2
2007 WSCC SF Al Hackner Claes Roxin 4 - 3
Finals:  1  -  0 Playoffs:  3  -  0 Other:  2  -  1
Switzerland 4 2
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
1975 WCC 6 Bill Tetley Otto Danieli 6 - 8
1975 WCC SF Bill Tetley Otto Danieli 5 - 6
1982 WCC 7 Al Hackner Jürg Tanner 7 - 3
1982 WCC F Al Hackner Jürg Tanner 9 - 7
1985 WCC 3 Al Hackner Markus Känzig 8 - 7
2007 WSCC 6 Al Hackner Mattias Neuenschwander 6 - 3
Finals:  1  -  0 Playoffs:  1  -  1 Other:  3  -  1
United States of America 3 1
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
1975 WCC 2 Bill Tetley Ed Risling 7 - 5
1982 WCC 4 Al Hackner Steve Brown 8 - 4
1985 WCC 9 Al Hackner Tim Wright 4 - 7
1985 WCC SF Al Hackner Tim Wright 9 - 4
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  1  -  0 Other:  2  -  1
Year Award  
1982 Colin Campbell Award

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