2019-05-08T07:15:00+01:00
2 May 2019

Road to Beijing: How did your team reach the Grand Final?

Find out who's competing, how they reached Beijing and their Curling World Cup record.

In Beijing, 24 teams, 80 players and 10 countries will fight it out for the inaugural Curling World Cup crown. Here’s the lowdown on how each team reached the season-ending Grand Final and their records from the previous three legs.

Canada (Team Jennifer Jones) – Winners of leg one in Suzhou*

Yet to compete.

China (Team Yilun Jiang) – Hosts

Appearances: 1

Wins: 3

Losses: 3

Win percentage: 50%

Japan (Team Satsuki Fujisawa) – Winners of leg two in Omaha

Appearances: 2

Wins: 9

Losses: 4

Win percentage: 69%

Korea (Team Minji Kim) – Winners of leg three in Jonkoping

Appearances: 3

Wins: 11

Losses: 9

Win percentage: 55%

Russia (Team Anna Sidorova) – Curling World Cup ranking points (26)**

Appearances: 2

Wins:

Losses:

Win percentage:

Sweden (Team Anna Hasselborg) – Curling World Cup ranking points (49)**

Appearances: 3

Wins: 7

Losses: 5

Win percentage: 58%

Switzerland (Team Silvana Tirinzoni) – 2019 World Women’s Champions

Yet to compete.

United States (Team Nina Roth) – Special invite team

Appearances: 1

Wins: 3

Losses: 3

Win percentage: 50%

Canada (Team Kevin Koe) – Winners of leg one in Suzhou.

Appearances: 1

Wins:

Losses:

Win percentage:

Canada (Team Matt Dunstone) – Winners of leg three in Jonkoping

Appearances: 1

Wins: 6

Losses: 1

Win percentage: 86%

China (Team Dexin Ba) – Hosts

Appearances: 1

Wins: 6

Losses: 1

Win percentage: 86%

Norway (Team Thomas Ulsrud) – Special invite team

Appearances: 1

Wins: 3

Losses: 3

Win percentage: 50%

Scotland (Team Ross Paterson) – Curling World Cup ranking points (34)**

Appearances: 1

Wins: 5

Losses: 1

Win percentage: 83%

Sweden (Team Niklas Edin) – 2019 World Men’s Champions

Appearances: 3

Wins: 13

Losses: 7

Win percentage: 65%

Switzerland (Team Yannick Schwaller) – Curling World Cup ranking points (26)**

Appearances: 2

Wins: 6

Losses: 6

Win percentage: 50%

United States (Team John Shuster) – Winners of leg two in Omaha

Appearances: 1

Wins: 6

Losses: 1

Win percentage: 86%

Canada (Laura Walker and Kirk Muyers) – Winners of leg one in Suzhou

Appearances: 1

Wins: 6

Losses: 1

Win percentages: 86%

Canada (Kadriana Sahaidak and Colton Lott) – Winners of leg three in Jonkoping

Appearances: 1

Wins: 5

Losses: 2

Win percentage: 71%

China (Cao Chang and Yuan Mingjie) – Hosts

Appearances: 1

Wins: 1

Losses: 5

Win percentage: 17%

Norway (Kristin Skaslien and Magnus Nedregotten) – Winners of leg two in Omaha

Appearances: 1

Wins:

Losses:

Win percentage:

Russia (Maria Komarova and Daniil Goriachev) – Special invite team

Appearances: 2

Wins: 5

Losses: 2

Win percentage: 71%

Switzerland (Michele Jaeggi and Sven Michel) – 2018 World Mixed Doubles Champions

Yet to compete.

Switzerland (Jenny Perret and Martin Rios) – Curling World Cup ranking points (46)**

Appearances: 2

Wins: 14

Losses: 5

Win percentage: 74%

United States (Sarah Anderson and Korey Dropkin) – Curling World Cup ranking points (45)**

Appearances: 1

Wins: 6

Losses: 1

Win percentage: (86%)

*Replacements for Team Rachel Homan

**Two teams in each discipline with the highest Curling World Cup ranking points who have not yet qualified through winning a leg earn a spot in the Grand Final.

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