Replacement teams selected for upcoming world championships

© WCF / Céline Stucki

Following the decision of the Board of the World Curling Federation to remove the teams from the Russian Curling Federation from the remainder of the championships in the 2021–2022 season, replacement entries for three championships have been announced.

The replacements have been selected as the highest ranked teams who had not previously qualified for these championships.

World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship 2022

The available place in the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship 2022 will now be taken by Spain.

This championship also required a second replacement team as China notified the Federation that they would unfortunately be withdrawing due to ongoing travel restrictions related to COVID.

China will be replaced in this competition by Denmark.

The World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship 2022 is set to take place in Geneva, Switzerland from 23–30 April 2022.

World Junior Curling Championships 2022

RCF originally had entries in both the junior women’s and junior men’s competitions that were required to be replaced.

In the women’s competition, Scotland will replace RCF. The position was initially offered to Hungary, but the Hungarian Curling Federation have declined the entry as they were unable to send a team on such short notice.

Korea will be the replacement team in the men’s competition.

The World Junior Curling Championships 2022 will take place in Jönköping, Sweden from 15–22 May 2022.

Remaining championships

The remaining championships where RCF teams would have been eligible are open entry competitions. As such no replacement teams will be required.

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23 March 2022
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