Aku Kauste


Personal information

Finland  

Born: 
11/17/1979
Gender: 
Male
Delivery: 
Right
Type Played Gold Silver Bronze Best finish Games Wins Losses
WCC 5 0 0 0 4 49 22 27
WJCC 1 0 0 0 10 9 0 9
ECC 8 0 0 0 4 69 43 26
EMCC 1 0 0 1 3 10 7 3
WJCH 1 0 0 0 5 8 4 4
WJCCB 1 0 0 0 6 0 0 0
OQE 2 0 0 0 6 14 5 9
  19 0 0 1   159 81 78

World Curling Championships

Year Association Ranking Position Personal Record Club
2002 Finland 5 A 1 - 1 Oulunkylä Curling, Helsinki
  SWE 6-4, DEN 4-5, SUI 5-9, NOR 4-5, AUT 8-2, SCO 8-4, JPN 7-3, CAN 6-7, USA 7-1
2003 Finland 4 2 7 - 4 Oulunkylä Curling, Helsinki
  SWE 9-6SUI 8-7GER 9-3CAN 6-8SCO 8-3KOR 6-5USA 6-5DEN 7-3NOR 1-10, SF:SUI 1-7, B:NOR 7-9
2013 Finland 12 S 2 - 9 M-curling Vantaa
  SWE 6-7CAN 6-8DEN 2-9NOR 4-7JPN 6-5RUS 6-7SUI 5-7USA 6-7CZE 6-9SCO 10-9CHN 5-8
2015 Finland 4 S 7 - 7 Kisakallio CC
  SWE 5-6CZE 7-8SCO 10-7USA 7-4JPN 5-4SUI 7-8NOR 7-8RUS 8-6CHN 8-7CAN 5-6ITA 7-5, P3:SWE 4-7, B:CAN 4-8USA 6-5
2016 Finland 8 S 5 - 6 -
  CAN 3-7USA 5-7DEN 2-9KOR 6-4SUI 12-6SWE 8-6NOR 5-7SCO 3-7GER 9-1RUS 9-3JPN 5-7

World Junior Curling Championships

Year Association Ranking Position Personal Record Club
1998 Finland 10 3 0 - 9 -
  CAN 2-9JPN 1-7USA 4-9SUI 2-12GER 3-5SWE 3-9SCO 2-7DEN 3-5ENG 4-12

European Curling Championships

Year Association Ranking Position Personal Record Club
2002 Finland 4 2 6 - 5 M-curling Vantaa
  GER 6-7SWE 6-11SUI 7-6FRA 4-3SCO 13-4DEN 5-4NOR 2-8AUT 10-8ENG 8-6, SF:GER 7-8, B:NOR 5-9
2004 Finland 11 A 0 - 0 -
  C:RUS 6-7, C:RUS 9-1, C:RUS 7-3, BUL 8-7, IRL 3-6, BLR 9-2, HUN 13-3, AUT 8-6, AND 16-2, EST 12-2, POL 10-1, SF:ENG 12-2, F:IRL 9-2
2009 Finland 9 A 0 - 1 A-Curling, Vantaa
  CZE 9-8, ITA 9-7, FRA 6-11, SCO 1-15, NOR 7-9, DEN 3-9, SUI 2-8, SWE 1-9, GER 6-9, RT1:CZE 4-5
2012 Finland 11 S 10 - 3 -
  EST 6-3ITA 8-4SVK 7-5TUR 7-6ENG 4-6WAL 11-3ESP 6-4, C:FRA 10-11, P1:LAT 5-6, SF:NED 7-4, F:LAT 7-4, C:FRA 8-6, C:FRA 6-5
2014 Finland 11 S 10 - 1 Kisakallio CC
  C:GER 8-5, C:GER 8-7, P1:ENG 8-2, F:NED 7-6BEL 11-4WAL 5-6AUT 9-7HUN 8-2ROU 10-4POL 9-5ESP 9-2
2015 Finland 4 S 5 - 6 -
  NED 6-8ITA 7-3NOR 3-9GER 8-4SUI 9-5SCO 3-7RUS 7-8CZE 10-4SWE 7-5, SF:SUI 4-10, B:NOR 4-7
2016 Finland 9 S 3 - 7 -
  NOR 3-10AUT 7-8SUI 2-10SWE 3-8RUS 4-8SCO 6-5DEN 5-7GER 6-5ITA 5-4AUT 5-7
2017 Finland 11 S 9 - 3 -
  ESP 6-8EST 7-6ENG 5-3HUN 10-3BEL 9-1LAT 7-6ISR 8-2, QF:TUR 9-4, SF:CZE 9-6, F:POL 8-3, C:ITA 2-7, C:ITA 2-6

European Mixed Curling Championships

Year Association Ranking Position Personal Record Club
2012 Finland 3 S 7 - 3 -
  LAT 3-7GER 4-9BLR 8-3ESP 7-5CRO 17-2AUT 9-2HUN 7-3, QF:GER 7-3, SF:SWE 3-4, B:AUT 10-3

World Junior Challenge Competition

Year Association Ranking Position Personal Record Club
1999 Finland 5 S 4 - 4 -
  DEN 4-7CZE 3-9KOR 13-3RUS 7-6AUT 9-6NOR 3-5FRA 8-5ITA 7-8

World Junior "B" Curling Championships

Year Association Ranking Position Personal Record Club
2001 Finland 6 A 0 - 0 -
  CZE 4-8, NED 8-5, RUS 3-7, ITA 4-9, FRA 2-8, NOR 2-8

Olympic Qualifying Event

Year Association Ranking Position Personal Record Club
2013 Finland 6 S 2 - 5 -
  NZL 4-6CZE 4-6KOR 1-9JPN 10-7FRA 6-5GER 4-8USA 4-10
2017 Finland 6 S 3 - 4 -
  CZE 3-5RUS 9-6NED 4-8DEN 9-10ITA 7-3CHN 6-10GER 8-4

Opponent Wins Losses
Austria 5 2
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
1999 WJCH 5 Aku Kauste Marco Reiner 9 - 6
2002 ECC 8 Markku Uusipaavalniemi Alois Kreidl 10 - 8
2012 EMCC 6 Aku Kauste Karina Toth 9 - 2
2012 EMCC B Aku Kauste Karina Toth 10 - 3
2014 ECC 4 Aku Kauste Sebastian Wunderer 9 - 7
2016 ECC 2 Aku Kauste Sebastian Wunderer 7 - 8
2016 ECC T1 Aku Kauste Sebastian Wunderer 5 - 7
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  1  -  0 Other:  4  -  2
Belarus 1 0
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
2012 EMCC 3 Aku Kauste Dmitry Kirillov 8 - 3
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  0 Other:  1  -  0
Belgium 2 0
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
2014 ECC 1 Aku Kauste Timothy Verreycken 11 - 4
2017 ECC 7 Aku Kauste Timothy Verreycken 9 - 1
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  0 Other:  2  -  0
Canada 0 6
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
1998 WJCC 1 Juha Pekaristo John Morris 2 - 9
2003 WCC 4 Markku Uusipaavalniemi Randy Ferbey 6 - 8
2013 WCC 3 Aku Kauste Brad Jacobs 6 - 8
2015 WCC 15 Aku Kauste Pat Simmons 5 - 6
2015 WCC B Aku Kauste Pat Simmons 4 - 8
2016 WCC 2 Aku Kauste Kevin Koe 3 - 7
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  1 Other:  0  -  5
China 1 2
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
2013 WCC 17 Aku Kauste Rui Liu 5 - 8
2015 WCC 14 Aku Kauste Jialiang Zang 8 - 7
2017 OQE 6 Aku Kauste Rui Liu 6 - 10
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  0 Other:  1  -  2
Croatia 1 0
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
2012 EMCC 5 Aku Kauste Neven Pufnik 17 - 2
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  0 Other:  1  -  0
Czech Republic 2 5
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
1999 WJCH 2 Aku Kauste Vit Nekovarik 3 - 9
2013 WCC 13 Aku Kauste Jirí Snítil 6 - 9
2013 OQE 2 Aku Kauste Jirí Snítil 4 - 6
2015 WCC 2 Aku Kauste Jirí Snítil 7 - 8
2015 ECC 8 Aku Kauste David Sik 10 - 4
2017 ECC SF Aku Kauste Jirí Snítil 9 - 6
2017 OQE 1 Aku Kauste Jirí Snítil 3 - 5
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  1  -  0 Other:  1  -  5
Denmark 2 6
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
1998 WJCC 8 Juha Pekaristo Kasper Wiksten 3 - 5
1999 WJCH 1 Aku Kauste Casper Bossen 4 - 7
2002 ECC 6 Markku Uusipaavalniemi Ulrik Schmidt 5 - 4
2003 WCC 8 Markku Uusipaavalniemi Ulrik Schmidt 7 - 3
2013 WCC 5 Aku Kauste Rasmus Stjerne 2 - 9
2016 WCC 5 Aku Kauste Rasmus Stjerne 2 - 9
2016 ECC 7 Aku Kauste Rasmus Stjerne 5 - 7
2017 OQE 4 Aku Kauste Rasmus Stjerne 9 - 10
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  0 Other:  2  -  6
England 3 2
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
1998 WJCC 9 Juha Pekaristo Mark Copperwheat 4 - 12
2002 ECC 9 Markku Uusipaavalniemi James Dixon 8 - 6
2012 ECC 6 Aku Kauste Alan MacDougall 4 - 6
2014 ECC P1 Aku Kauste Alan MacDougall 8 - 2
2017 ECC 5 Aku Kauste Andrew Woolston 5 - 3
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  1  -  0 Other:  2  -  2
Estonia 2 0
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
2012 ECC 1 Aku Kauste Martin Lill 6 - 3
2017 ECC 3 Aku Kauste Harri Lill 7 - 6
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  0 Other:  2  -  0
France 5 1
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
1999 WJCH 8 Aku Kauste Jérémy Frarier 8 - 5
2002 ECC 4 Markku Uusipaavalniemi Dominique Dupont-Roc 4 - 3
2012 ECC C Aku Kauste Thomas Dufour 10 - 11
2012 ECC C Aku Kauste Thomas Dufour 8 - 6
2012 ECC C Aku Kauste Thomas Dufour 6 - 5
2013 OQE 5 Aku Kauste Thomas Dufour 6 - 5
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  0 Other:  5  -  1
Germany 8 5
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
1998 WJCC 5 Juha Pekaristo Sebastian Stock 3 - 5
2002 ECC 1 Markku Uusipaavalniemi Sebastian Stock 6 - 7
2002 ECC SF Markku Uusipaavalniemi Sebastian Stock 7 - 8
2003 WCC 3 Markku Uusipaavalniemi Andreas Lang 9 - 3
2012 EMCC 2 Aku Kauste Rainer Schöpp 4 - 9
2012 EMCC QF Aku Kauste Rainer Schöpp 7 - 3
2013 OQE 6 Aku Kauste Johnny Jahr 4 - 8
2014 ECC C Aku Kauste Alexander Baumann 8 - 5
2014 ECC C Aku Kauste Alexander Baumann 8 - 7
2015 ECC 4 Aku Kauste Alexander Baumann 8 - 4
2016 WCC 13 Aku Kauste Marc Muskatewitz 9 - 1
2016 ECC 8 Aku Kauste Ryan Sherrard 6 - 5
2017 OQE 7 Aku Kauste Alexander Baumann 8 - 4
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  1  -  1 Other:  7  -  4
Hungary 3 0
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
2012 EMCC 7 Aku Kauste György Nagy 7 - 3
2014 ECC 5 Aku Kauste Gabor Ezsöl 8 - 2
2017 ECC 6 Aku Kauste Gabor Riesz 10 - 3
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  0 Other:  3  -  0
Israel 1 0
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
2017 ECC 12 Aku Kauste - 8 - 2
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  0 Other:  1  -  0
Italy 5 3
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
1999 WJCH 9 Aku Kauste Joel Retornaz 7 - 8
2012 ECC 2 Aku Kauste Fabio Sola 8 - 4
2015 WCC 17 Aku Kauste Joel Retornaz 7 - 5
2015 ECC 2 Aku Kauste Joel Retornaz 7 - 3
2016 ECC 9 Aku Kauste Joel Retornaz 5 - 4
2017 ECC C Aku Kauste Joel Retornaz 2 - 7
2017 ECC C Aku Kauste Joel Retornaz 2 - 6
2017 OQE 5 Aku Kauste Joel Retornaz 7 - 3
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  0 Other:  5  -  3
Japan 3 2
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
1998 WJCC 2 Juha Pekaristo Makoto Tsuruga 1 - 7
2013 WCC 8 Aku Kauste Yusuke Morozumi 6 - 5
2013 OQE 4 Aku Kauste Yusuke Morozumi 10 - 7
2015 WCC 7 Aku Kauste Yusuke Morozumi 5 - 4
2016 WCC 17 Aku Kauste Yusuke Morozumi 5 - 7
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  0 Other:  3  -  2
Korea 3 1
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
1999 WJCH 3 Aku Kauste Sung-Geun Park 13 - 3
2003 WCC 6 Markku Uusipaavalniemi Dong-Keun Lee 6 - 5
2013 OQE 3 Aku Kauste Soo-Hyuk Kim 1 - 9
2016 WCC 7 Aku Kauste Soo-Hyuk Kim 6 - 4
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  0 Other:  3  -  1
Latvia 2 2
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
2012 EMCC 1 Aku Kauste Ansis Regza 3 - 7
2012 ECC P1 Aku Kauste Ritvars Gulbis 5 - 6
2012 ECC F Aku Kauste Ritvars Gulbis 7 - 4
2017 ECC 9 Aku Kauste Karlis Smilga 7 - 6
Finals:  1  -  0 Playoffs:  1  -  1 Other:  1  -  1
Netherlands 2 2
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
2012 ECC SF Aku Kauste Jaap van Dorp 7 - 4
2014 ECC F Aku Kauste Jaap van Dorp 7 - 6
2015 ECC 1 Aku Kauste Jaap van Dorp 6 - 8
2017 OQE 3 Aku Kauste Jaap van Dorp 4 - 8
Finals:  1  -  0 Playoffs:  2  -  0 Other:  0  -  2
New Zealand 0 1
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
2013 OQE 1 Aku Kauste Peter de Boer 4 - 6
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  0 Other:  0  -  1
Norway 0 12
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
1999 WJCH 6 Aku Kauste Thomas Berntsen 3 - 5
2002 WCC 4 Markku Uusipaavalniemi Pål Trulsen 4 - 5
2002 ECC 7 Markku Uusipaavalniemi Thomas Ulsrud 2 - 8
2002 ECC B Markku Uusipaavalniemi Thomas Ulsrud 5 - 9
2003 WCC 9 Markku Uusipaavalniemi Pål Trulsen 1 - 10
2003 WCC B Markku Uusipaavalniemi Pål Trulsen 7 - 9
2013 WCC 7 Aku Kauste Thomas Ulsrud 4 - 7
2015 WCC 10 Aku Kauste Thomas Ulsrud 7 - 8
2015 ECC 3 Aku Kauste Thomas Ulsrud 3 - 9
2015 ECC B Aku Kauste Thomas Ulsrud 4 - 7
2016 WCC 11 Aku Kauste Thomas Ulsrud 5 - 7
2016 ECC 1 Aku Kauste Torger Nergård 3 - 10
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  3 Other:  0  -  9
Poland 2 0
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
2014 ECC 7 Aku Kauste Borys Jasiecki 9 - 5
2017 ECC F Aku Kauste Borys Jasiecki 8 - 3
Finals:  1  -  0 Playoffs:  1  -  0 Other:  1  -  0
Romania 1 0
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
2014 ECC 6 Aku Kauste Allen Coliban 10 - 4
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  0 Other:  1  -  0
Russia 4 3
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
1999 WJCH 4 Aku Kauste Vadim Stebakov 7 - 6
2013 WCC 9 Aku Kauste Andrey Drozdov 6 - 7
2015 WCC 13 Aku Kauste Evgeny Arkhipov 8 - 6
2015 ECC 7 Aku Kauste - 7 - 8
2016 WCC 15 Aku Kauste Alexey Tselousov 9 - 3
2016 ECC 5 Aku Kauste Alexey Timofeev 4 - 8
2017 OQE 2 Aku Kauste Alexey Timofeev 9 - 6
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  0 Other:  4  -  3
Scotland 5 3
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
1998 WJCC 7 Juha Pekaristo Garry MacKay 2 - 7
2002 ECC 5 Markku Uusipaavalniemi Peter Smith 13 - 4
2003 WCC 5 Markku Uusipaavalniemi Warwick Smith 8 - 3
2013 WCC 16 Aku Kauste David Murdoch 10 - 9
2015 WCC 4 Aku Kauste Ewan MacDonald 10 - 7
2015 ECC 6 Aku Kauste Kyle Smith 3 - 7
2016 WCC 12 Aku Kauste Tom Jr Brewster 3 - 7
2016 ECC 6 Aku Kauste Tom Jr Brewster 6 - 5
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  0 Other:  5  -  3
Slovakia 1 0
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
2012 ECC 3 Aku Kauste Pavol Pitonak 7 - 5
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  0 Other:  1  -  0
Spain 3 1
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
2012 EMCC 4 Aku Kauste Oihane Otaegi 7 - 5
2012 ECC 9 Aku Kauste Antonio De Mollinedo 6 - 4
2014 ECC 9 Aku Kauste Carles De Moxó 9 - 2
2017 ECC 2 Aku Kauste Sergio Vez Labrador 6 - 8
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  0 Other:  3  -  1
Sweden 3 7
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
1998 WJCC 6 Juha Pekaristo Henrik Edlund 3 - 9
2002 ECC 2 Markku Uusipaavalniemi Peja Lindholm 6 - 11
2003 WCC 1 Markku Uusipaavalniemi Per Carlsén 9 - 6
2012 EMCC SF Aku Kauste Rickard Hallström 3 - 4
2013 WCC 1 Aku Kauste Niklas Edin 6 - 7
2015 WCC 1 Aku Kauste Niklas Edin 5 - 6
2015 WCC P3 Aku Kauste Niklas Edin 4 - 7
2015 ECC 9 Aku Kauste Niklas Edin 7 - 5
2016 WCC 9 Aku Kauste Niklas Edin 8 - 6
2016 ECC 4 Aku Kauste Niklas Edin 3 - 8
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  2 Other:  3  -  5
Switzerland 4 7
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
1998 WJCC 4 Juha Pekaristo Ralph Stöckli 2 - 12
2002 ECC 3 Markku Uusipaavalniemi Ralph Stöckli 7 - 6
2003 WCC 2 Markku Uusipaavalniemi Ralph Stöckli 8 - 7
2003 WCC SF Markku Uusipaavalniemi Ralph Stöckli 1 - 7
2009 ECC 7 Tomi Rantamäki Ralph Stöckli 2 - 8
2013 WCC 11 Aku Kauste Sven Michel 5 - 7
2015 WCC 9 Aku Kauste Marc Pfister 7 - 8
2015 ECC 5 Aku Kauste Peter de Cruz 9 - 5
2015 ECC SF Aku Kauste Peter de Cruz 4 - 10
2016 WCC 8 Aku Kauste Sven Michel 12 - 6
2016 ECC 3 Aku Kauste Peter de Cruz 2 - 10
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  2 Other:  4  -  5
Turkey 2 0
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
2012 ECC 5 Aku Kauste Alican Karatas 7 - 6
2017 ECC QF Aku Kauste Ugurcan Karagoz 9 - 4
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  1  -  0 Other:  1  -  0
United States of America 4 4
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
1998 WJCC 3 Juha Pekaristo Andy Roza 4 - 9
2002 WCC 9 Markku Uusipaavalniemi Paul Pustovar 7 - 1
2003 WCC 7 Markku Uusipaavalniemi Pete Fenson 6 - 5
2013 WCC 12 Aku Kauste Brady Clark 6 - 7
2013 OQE 7 Aku Kauste John Shuster 4 - 10
2015 WCC 6 Aku Kauste John Shuster 7 - 4
2015 WCC T1 Aku Kauste John Shuster 6 - 5
2016 WCC 4 Aku Kauste John Shuster 5 - 7
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  0 Other:  4  -  4
Wales 1 1
 
Year Tournament Draw Team Opponent Score
2012 ECC 8 Aku Kauste Adrian Meikle 11 - 3
2014 ECC 2 Aku Kauste Adrian Meikle 5 - 6
Finals:  0  -  0 Playoffs:  0  -  0 Other:  1  -  1

Team coach

Association Year Championship Class Position
Finland 2008 European Junior Challenge Competition 2008 Women 5
Finland 2009 Le Gruyère European Curling Championships 2009 Women 8
Finland 2011 Le Gruyère European Curling Championships 2011 Women 12
Finland 2018 Le Gruyère AOP European Curling Championships 2018 Women 9
Finland 2019 World Women's Curling Championship 2019 Women 12
Family relations

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