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World Men's Team Championships

The World Men's Team Championships event is played every two years.  The Championships are contest by teams of three men from each country, with countries playing each other in ties in pools and/or knockout format.  The country that wins two or more matches wins the tie.  All member countries of the World Squash Federation are eligible to enter a team. 

Senior Men's TeamThe 2013 World Men's Team Championships will be held at Mulhouse, France from 12-17 November.  The Squash New Zealand senior selectors named a four strong team, of Campbell Grayson, Martin Knight, Evan Williams and Paul Coll to travel to the event on 19 April. 

Pictured at right: Paul Hornsby (Coach), Martin Knight, Evan Williams, Paul Coll.  Absent: Campbell Grayson.

For more information on the World Men's Team Championships please visit the event's website: http://worldmensquash-mulhouse2013.fr/#, or the World Squash Federation website.


2013 Event

Catch daily scores and results at the Championship website: http://www.squashsite.co.uk/mwt13/

Reports

Squash New Zealand's facebook page has an album of photos from the event.

 

 

History of New Zealand's Performance

New Zealand's have been runners-up three times before but have never won the Men's Team Champs.

Host cityYearResultPositionWL
Melbourne 1967 Group Stage 3rd 3 2
Birmingham 1969 Group Stage 5th 1 4
Palmerston North 1971 Group Stage 5th 2 4
Johannesburg 1973 Group Stage 4th 1 3
Birmingham 1975 Group Stage 5th 5 2
Toronto 1977 Final 2nd 6 1
Brisbane 1979 Group Stage 5th 6 2
Stockholm 1981 Group Stage 5th 7 1
Auckland 1983 Quarter-final 5th 6 3
Cairo 1985 Final 2nd 8 1
London 1987 Final 2nd 7 1
Singapore 1989 Semi Final 4th 5 3
Helsinki 1991 Group Stage 5th 5 2
Karachi 1993 Group Stage 5th 3 3
Cairo 1995 Quarter Final 7th 2 4
Petaling Jaya 1997 Group Stage 11th 4 2
Cairo 1999 Group Stage 14th 2 4
Melbourne 2001 Group Stage 17th 4 2
Vienna 2003 Group Stage 17th 5 2
Islamabad 2005 Group Stage 15th 3 3
Chennai 2007 Round of 16 13th 3 3
Odense 2009 Round of 16 10th 3 3
Paderborn 2011 Group Stage 23rd 3 4


For full historical information and records click here.

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