Stirling Wheelchair Curling International Invitational
09/10/2019
Scotland’s 2019 World Silver Medallists return to Stirling.
 
The 6th Stirling Wheelchair Curling International Invitational will be held at The PEAK from Tuesday 15 - Friday 18 October 2019.  We are delighted to welcome 8 national teams to take part in this year’s round robin event, which is part of the World Wheelchair Curling Tour. Home favourites Scotland will be aiming to build on their run to the final of the 2019 World Championships which were held here in March. This will be the first home event with new skip Hugh Nibloe who said “Playing back at The PEAK will be great, we are looking to continually improve on the successful style of game we developed last season and build on last seasons silver medal".

picture of Hugh Nibloe


Previous winners Norway and Russia return with new team line-ups, while Sweden will be trying to finish one better than second place last year. Also competing are England, Switzerland, USA and competition newcomers Slovenia. Many of the teams will be coming from Wetzikon, Switzerland where they will be aiming to gain valuable experience of the ice conditions before the World Wheelchair Curling Championships are held there in March 2020.
 
Game times are 10.00am and 2.30pm from Tuesday 15 to Thursday 17 October with the final matches scheduled for 10.00am on Friday 18 October. Spectators are welcome and entry is free so please come along and watch some world class curling!
 
Chair SWCII 2019
Andy Hemming
MOB: 07971 769851

 
All details of our event including the draw are on our website - stirlingwheelchaircurling.btck.co.uk
 
Stirling Wheelchair Curling Club hold wheelchair curling sessions every Wednesday from 12.30pm to 2.30pm at The PEAK. Please contact Jacky McLaren if you would like to try out the sport jackymclaren@talktalk.net



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