Finalists Japan and Mainhattan Ice Wheelers
Mainhattan (red) Heike Melchior, Frank Tampe, Martin Schlitt, Jens Jäger (Skip)
Japan (white) Ayako Saito, Yogi Nakajima, Kazuyuki Mochiki, Awi Ogawa, Katsuo Ichikawa
Twelve teams competed at the 3rd Annual Wetzikon International this weekend in what for Japan, Switzerland, France and Italy was a warm-up for the World Qualifying Tournament in Lohja, Finland from November 7-12, 2010.
Deposed Team Germany skip Jens Jäger, who brought two 'Mainhattan Ice Wheelers' teams to Switzerland, was top of Group A, and faced Group B winners Team Japan skipped by Katsuo Ichikawa, in the final, losing 8 - 1.
The Zurich Caledonian Pipe Band led by Ruedi Attinger played at the closing ceremonies, rounding off a very successful tournament that will be repeated October 29-30, 2011.
The full scoreboard and teams members can be found HERE
Final Ranking - Team and skip
1. JWCA Japan / Katsuo Ichikawa
2. M. Ice Wheelers 1 / Jens Jäger
3. Team Italia / Andrea Tabanelli
4. Team Wetzikon 1 / Ivo Hasler
5. Limmattal / Max Brunner
6. Team Swiss / Manfred Bolliger
7. RC Beider Basel 1 / Fredy Borner
8. roll'in stones Strasbourg (Team France) / Andre Jouvent
9. GS Periscopio / Paolo Ioriatti
10. M. Ice Wheelers 2 / Caren Totzauer
11. SPORT DI PIU / Nicola Gaeta
12. CC Lausanne Olymp /Didier Recordon