The World Mixed Curling Championship 2022 begins on October 15th. The World Mixed Curling Championship will be held in Aberdeen, Scotland, in 2022. The World Mixed Curling Championship is a global competition that brings together the best-mixed curling teams worldwide.
From the 15th to the 22nd of October, 35 teams will compete for the world-mixed curling champions at Curl Aberdeen, a state-of-the-art six-sheet curling facility located west of Aberdeen.
The tournament will be held for the sixth time, the last time being in 2019 at the exact location. Canada was named global champion three years ago after defeating Germany in the final. Norway received bronze medals.
The tournament will be hosted in Aberdeen, Scotland, this year. Teams from Australia, Austria, Canada, Chinese Taipei, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Latvia, Luxembourg, Mexico, and others will participate.
The World Mixed Curling Championship 2022 is guaranteed to be an event you won’t want to miss, with tough competition predicted on the ice and plenty of excitement around it – with events and activities planned to entertain and engage both curling enthusiasts and newbies – So mark your calendars and prepare to root for your favourite teams.
Where to watch the Live Broadcast World Mixed Curling Championship 2022:
World Curling TV will provide static camera coverage of all Curling Channel games.
Broadcast Live: Curling Partner Network (try it free)
Dates for the World Mixed Curling Championship in 2022
Keep track of the Round Robin Session, qualifying, Quarterfinals, Semifinals, and Finals dates.
- Round Robin Sessions 1–4: October 15th, 2022.
- Round Robin Session 5 to 8: October 16th, 2022.
- Round Robin Session 9 to 12: October 17th, 2022.
- Round Robin Session 13 to 16: October 18th, 2022.
- Round Robin Session 17 to 20: October 19, 2022
- Round Robin Session 21 to 24: October 20th, 2022.
- Qualification Games: October 21, 2022
- Quarterfinals: October 21, 2022
- Semifinals & Finals: October 22nd, 2022
World Mixed Curling Championship 2022 Date and Start Time:
|15th October 2022||Round Robin Session 1 – 08:00 a.m.|
Round Robin Session 2 – 12:00 p.m.
Round Robin Session 3 – 4:00 p.m.
Round Robin Session 3 – 8:00 p.m.
World Mixed Curling Championship 2022 Group and Team:
The teams taking part are grouped into four groups.
Canada, Denmark, Finland, Hong Kong, India, Korea, New Zealand, Portugal, and Slovenia are in Group A.
Croatia, Spain, Estonia, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, the United States, and Wales comprise Group B.
Australia, Austria, England, Hungary, Luxembourg, Mexico, Scotland, Switzerland, and Slovakia contain Group C.
Czech Republic, Ireland, Japan, Latvia, Nigeria, Norway, Sweden, Chinese Taipei, and Ukraine are in Group D.
Christoffer Svae, Norway’s men’s world champion and Olympic silver medalist, will throw second stones, while Pia Trulsen, the 2015 world mixed champion, will play lead stones.
Jean-Michel Menard, Canada’s skip, is a world men’s silver medalist from 2006, while Marie-France Larouche, their third, is a world junior bronze medalist from 1999.
Sergio Vez, the Spanish team’s skipper, led the team to a world-mixed silver medal in 2018 with only one alteration in the lineup. Vez also won a bronze medal in international mixed doubles in 2014.
Team Denmark consists of two parents and their children: father and skips Mikael Qvist, mother and leader Trine Qvist, daughter and third player Gabriella, and son and second thrower Alexander. Trine won an Olympic women’s silver medal in Nagano in 1998, when Mikael was the Danish national coach. This team competed in the 2017 World Mixed Curling Championship in Champéry, Switzerland.
A family also represents Portugal. Joe Ribau, the team’s leader, is their father; the second player is Sabrina; the third thrower is Chris skip, and the fourth is Bridget. Sabrina and Bridget are identical twins.
The German team comprises three siblings, Kim, Joshua, Joy Sutor, and a close friend, Sixten Totzek. Uli Sutor, the father of the three siblings and a European men’s gold medalist in 1991, is their coach.
A team from India will be competing in their first World Curling event.
World Mixed Curling Championship 2022 Playing format and schedule:
Each group competes in a round-robin format. Round-robin play begins on Saturday, October 15 and runs through Thursday, October 20.
At the end of the round-robin, all teams who have qualified for the playoffs are ranked one through twelve in a merged group ranking system. The four group winners proceed to the quarter-final round.
Each group’s second and third-placed teams will play qualification games on Friday, October 21, at 10 a.m. to decide the final four teams in the playoffs.
The quarter-finals will begin at 18.00 on Friday.
The quarter-final winners will compete in the semifinals on Saturday at 9.30 a.m. The medal games will begin at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday.
All times are in BST (British Summer Time), one hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).