Women’s World Championships

  GoldSilverBronze
Sweden812
Finland272
Switzerland134
Norway2
Czech Republic1

 

Final Round played every odd year with 16 teams, with regional qualifications held approx. 10-12mths prior to the final round.

 

13th Women’s WFC 2021 – Uppsala, Sweden

12th Women’s WFC 2019 – Neuchâtel, Switzerland

11th Women’s WFC 2017 – Bratislava, Slovakia

10th Women’s WFC 2015 – Tampere, Finland

9th Women’s WFC 2013 – Brno & Ostrova, Czech Republic

8th Women’s WFC 2011 – St. Gallen, Switzerland

7th Women’s WFC 2009 – Västerås, Sweden

6th Women’s WFC 2007 – Frederikshavn, Denmark

5th Women’s WFC 2005 – Singapore

4th Women’s WFC 2003 – Bern, Gümligen, & Wünnewil, Switzerland

3rd Women’s WFC 2001 – Riga, Latvia

2nd Women’s WFC 1999 – Borlänge, Sweden

1st Women’s WFC 1997 -Godby and Mariehamn, Åland, Finland

 

Event Evolution

1997 – 10 teams divided into two groups. Played over 8 days

1999 – 12 teams divided into A- & B-divisions. A-division with 7 teams in two groups. B-division with five teams. Winner of B-division promoted to A-division. Loser of A-division relegated. Played over 7 days

2001 – 16 teams divided into A- & B-divisions. A-division with 8 teams in two groups. B-division with 8 teams in two groups. Winner of B-division promoted to A-division. Loser of A-division relegated. Played over 8 days

2003 – 18 teams divided into A- & B-divisions. A-division with 8 teams in two groups. B-division with 10 teams in two groups. Loser of A-division relegated to B-division. Winner of B-division promoted to A-division. Played over 9 days

2005 – 17 teams divided into A- & B-divisions. A-division with 8 teams in two groups. B-division with 9 teams in two groups. Loser of A-division relegated to B-division. Top three teams from B-division promoted to A-division. Played over 8 days

2007 – 20 teams divided into A- & B-divisions. A-division with 10 teams in two groups. B-division with 10 teams in two groups. Loser of A-division relegated to B-division. Top three teams from B-division promoted to A-division. Played over 8 days

2009 – 24 teams registered. Qualification introduced and played in Europe. Final round played with 20 teams divided into A- & B-divisions. A-division with 10 teams in two groups. B-division with 10 teams in two groups. The seven best teams from the A-division and the winner of the B-division directly qualified to WFC 2011. Played over 8 days

2011 -23 teams registered. Regional qualifications played in Europe (x2), Asia Oceania and Americas. Final round played with 16 teams divided into four groups. Top five countries directly qualified for WFC 2013. Final round played over 8 days.

2013 – 23 teams registered. Regional qualifications played in Europe (x2), Asia Oceania and Americas. New Final round system introduced. 16 teams divided into four groups according to ranking and ballot draw. Play-off round introduced (before quarter-finals) which gave cross-over games between the higher and lower groups. Final round played over 9 days.

2015 – 24 teams registered. All teams (apart from organiser) had to qualify. Regional qualifications played in Europe (x3), Asia Oceania and Americas. Final Round played with 16 teams divided into four groups according to ranking and ballot draw. Final round played over 10 days.

2017 – 31 teams registered. All teams (apart from organiser) had to qualify. Regional qualifications played in Europe (x4), Asia Oceania and Americas. Final Round played with 16 teams divided into four groups according to ranking and ballot draw. Final round played over 10 days.

2019 – 30 teams registered. All teams (apart from organiser) had to qualify. Regional qualifications played in Europe (x4), Asia Oceania and Americas. Final Round played with 16 teams divided into four groups according to ranking and ballot draw. Final round played over 10 days.

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