Austria, Netherlands, Spain and Türkiye qualify for World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship 2023

Türkiye's Dilsat Yildiz at the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship 2022 © WCF / Celine Stucki

The World Mixed Doubles Qualification Event 2022 took place in Dumfries, Scotland from 2 until 7 December at the Dumfries Ice Bowl.

26 teams participated in this open-entry event. The teams were divided into four groups and each group played a round robin until 5 December.

At the end of the round robin, the top two teams from each group qualified for the play-offs. From Group A China and France, from Group B New Zealand and Netherlands, from Group C Finland and Austria, whereas from Group D Spain and Türkiye.

On 6 December, two play-off sessions took place. In those sessions, Austria defeated China and Türkiye, while Spain beat France and Netherlands to claim the first two qualification places for the world championship.

Also in the second play-off session of the day, New Zealand defeated China and Finland beat France to give themselves an opportunity to claim one of the two remaining places. These results eliminated China and France from the competition.

The four teams that had a one win, one loss record from the play-off stage played one more game on 7 December to earn one of the remaining two qualification places: Netherlands met New Zealand, while Finland played Türkiye.

Netherlands and Türkiye won these games and qualified their Member Association for the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship 2023 to be held from 22-29 April in Gangneung, Korea.

All results from the event are available here.

The replays of all games are available on the Curling Channel.

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Dumfries, Scotland

7 December 2022
World Mixed Doubles Qualification Event