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Monday, February 25, 2013

WCF releases corrected Paralympic points

Due to an error in addition, yesterday's final ranking showed USA with 18 points and in 5th position, it should have been 17 points and in 6th position


Keith Wendorf

Director of Competitions & Development

World Curling Federation


The ten WCF Member Associations above have qualified their National Paralympic Committe for the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games Wheelchair Curling Competition in Sochi, Russia (7-16 March 2014).

Final qualification point totals over the 2011, 2012 and 2013 World Championships are:

1.    Canada 28

2.    Russia* 25

3.    China 22

4.    Sweden 18

5.    Great Britain**18

6.    USA 17

7.    Korea 17

8.    Slovakia 11

9.    Norway 11

10.  Finland 3

* Russia as host country for the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games has guaranteed qualification.

** Points for Great Britain are gained by Scotland at World Wheelchair Curling Championships.



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