The World Wheelchair Mixed Doubles Curling Championship will make its debut on the international stage on Saturday (30 April) in the Kisakallio Sports Institute in Lohja, Finland.
The championship is an open entry event available to any of the World Curling Federation’s 66 Member Associations.
For the inaugural event, there are 18 teams split into two round-robin groups. The round-robin stage will begin on Saturday at 09:30 and continue until Wednesday (4 May) at 13:00.
The top three teams in each group will progress to the play-off stage with the winners of each group receiving a bye into the semi-finals.
At 20:00 on Wednesday (4 May) the second place team from Group A will face Group B’s third place team (A2 v B3), while the second place team from Group B will play against the third place team from Group A (B2 v A3).
The winner of Group A will then face the winner of the B2 v A3 game, while the winner of Group B will play the winner of the A2 v B3 game on Thursday (5 May) morning at 10:00 in the semi-finals.
The winners of the semi-finals will then progress to compete for the gold medals and the first ever World Wheelchair Mixed Doubles title. The losers of the semi-finals will compete for the bronze medals.
Both medal games will take place on Thursday (5 May) afternoon at 16:00.
All times are Eastern European Summer Time (EEST) which is Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) +3 hours.
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