Scotland missed out on a place at the 2016 World Wheelchair Curling Championships after a 9-4 defeat at the hands of Sweden in the A2 v B3 Finals of the World Wheelchair B-Curling Championship in Finland.
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Scotland have begun their qualification campaign for the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in PyeongChang at the 2015 World Wheelchair Curling Championship in Lohja, Finland.
Scotland’s Winter Paralympic and Olympic medal-winning curling skips Aileen Neilson (wheelchair bronze), Eve Muirhead (women’s bronze) and David Murdoch (men’s silver) came together today (Tuesday 23rd December) at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow to celebrate the monumental announcement that the World Curling Federation has awarded Scotland – the home of the sport – four international curling championships from 2016 to 2020.
Team Scotland’s wheelchair curlers finished the US Open with a 7-0 round robin record to secure their third consecutive championship final.
The British Curling Wheelchair Squad has arrived in Richmond, BC. The team consisting of the 2014 Paralympians Aileen Neilson, Gregor Ewan, Robert McPherson, Jim Gault and Angie Malone are in North America for three weeks of training and competition.
UK Sport doubles investment into the winter Olympic and Paralympic Path to PyeongChang
ParalympicsGB Chef de Mission Penny Briscoe lauded the team’s performances at Sochi 2014 as the athletes and staff returned to the UK after the best ever ParalympicsGB performance at a Paralympic Winter Games to secure a highest ever finish position in the medals table of 10th.
The curtain fell on ParalympicsGB’s most successful ever Winter Games tonight (Sunday March 16) as the team celebrated nine extraordinary days of competition.
The ParalympicsGB wheelchair curlers ended day 6 of the 2014 Sochi Paralympic Winter Games safe in the knowledge they had secured a semi-final berth in the competition, consequently fulfilling the promise to better their performance from Vancouver.