The Women's "Double Crown"


Like in the mens' "Triple Crown", we can consider the country as "really the best" when it hold both two womens' "trophies" (Unofficial World Championship ("started" in 1969), the Virtual World Championship (started in 1988)), being "double-crowned".

Along the history, there was the following double-crownings:

1. Sweden/1988 (double crowned during 1 matches and 2 days)
09-07-1987	won UWC against USA
10-06-1988	won VWC against China
12-06-1988	lost UWC and VWC to Norway
2. Norway/1988 (double crowned during 2 matches and 84 days)
12-06-1988	won UWC and VWC against Sweden
21-08-1988	defended UWC and VWC against England
04-09-1988	lost UWC and VWC to Denmark
3. Denmark/1988 (double crowned during 1 match and 41 days)
04-09-1988	won UWC and VWC against Norway
15-10-1988	lost UWC and VWC to Sweden
4. Sweden/1988-1989 (double crowned during 5 matches and 256 days)
15-10-1988	won UWC and VWC against Denmark
26-10-1988	defended UWC and VWC against Denmark
11-03-1989	defended UWC against France
26-04-1989	defended UWC against Finland
23-05-1989	defended UWC against England
28-06-1989	lost UWC and VWC to Norway
5. Norway/1989 (double crowned during 1 matches and 4 days)
28-06-1989	won UWC and VWC against Sweden
02-07-1989	lost UWC and VWC to West Germany
6. West Germany/1989-1990 (double crowned during 7 matches and 405 days)
02-07-1989	won UWC and VWC against Norway
01-10-1989	defended UWC and VWC against Hungary
22-11-1989	defended UWC and VWC against Czechoslovakia
11-04-1990	defended UWC and VWC against Bulgaria
29-04-1990	defended UWC and VWC against Czechoslovakia
05-08-1990	defended UWC against England
07-08-1990	defended UWC against USSR
11-08-1990	lost UWC to USA
		(retained VWC)
7. Germany/1991 (double crowned during 8 matches and 136 days)
		(retained VWC)
14-07-1991	won VWC against Norway
28-08-1991	defended UWC against Switzerland
25-09-1991	defended UWC against Hungary
09-10-1991	defended UWC against Belgium
17-11-1991	defended UWC and VWC against Nigeria
19-11-1991	defended UWC and VWC against Taiwan
21-11-1991	defended UWC and VWC against Italy
24-11-1991	defended UWC and VWC against Denmark
27-11-1991	lost UWC and VWC to USA
8. USA/1991-1992 (double crowned during 2 matches and 261 days)
27-11-1991	won UWC and VWC against Germany
30-11-1991	defended UWC and VWC against Norway
14-08-1992	lost UWC to Norway
		(retained VWC)
9. USA/1994 (double crowned during 1 matches and 2 days)
		(retained VWC)
18-03-1994	won UWC against Sweden
20-03-1994	lost UWC to Norway
		(retained VWC)
10. USA/1994-1995 (double crowned during 9 matches and 226 days)
		(retained VWC)
03-08-1994	won UWC against China
07-08-1994	defended UWC against Norway
13-08-1994	defended UWC and VWC against Mexico
17-08-1994	defended UWC and VWC against Trinidad-Tobago
19-08-1994	defended UWC and VWC against Jamaica
21-08-1994	defended UWC and VWC against Canada
24-02-1995	defended UWC against Denmark
14-03-1995	defended UWC against Finland
16-03-1995	defended UWC against Portugal
17-03-1995	lost UWC to Denmark
11. Norway/1995 (double crowned during 3 matches and 49 days)
15-06-1995	won VWC against USA
18-06-1995	won VWC against Germany
29-07-1995	defended UWC against Australia
02-08-1995	defended UWC against Taiwan
06-08-1995	lost UWC to USA
		(retained VWC)
12. Norway/1996 (double crowned during 12 matches and 175 days)
		(retained VWC)
04-02-1996	won UWC against USA
11-03-1996	defended UWC against China
13-03-1996	defended UWC against Portugal
15-03-1996	defended UWC against Russia
17-03-1996	defended UWC against Sweden
02-05-1996	defended UWC and VWC against Germany
25-05-1996	defended UWC and VWC against Finland
06-06-1996	defended UWC and VWC against Germany
06-07-1996	defended UWC and VWC against Finland
21-07-1996	defended UWC and VWC against Brazil
23-07-1996	defended UWC and VWC against Germany
25-07-1996	defended UWC and VWC against Japan
28-07-1996	lost UWC and to USA
13. Germany/1997 (double crowned during 1 matches and 32 days)
12-07-1997	won VWC against Italy
10-09-1997	won VWC against USA
12-10-1997	lost UWC to USA
14. China/2000 (double crowned during 3 matches and 7 days)
04-07-1999	won VWC against Norway
31-05-2000	won UWC against USA
02-06-2000	defended UWC against Australia
04-06-2000	defended UWC against Japan
07-06-2000	lost UWC to Canada
		(retained VWC)
15. China/2000 (double crowned during 2 matches and 5 days)
		(retained VWC)
26-06-2000	won UWC against Canada
28-06-2000	defended UWC against Mexico
01-07-2000	lost UWC to Brazil
16. Norway/2000-2001 (double crowned during 4 matches and 166 days)
20-09-2000	won VWC against China
28-09-2000	won UWC against USA
12-01-2001	defended UWC against Sweden
17-02-2001	defended UWC against France
11-03-2001	defended UWC against Finland
13-03-2001	lost UWC to China
17. Denmark/2002 (double crowned during 1 match and 8 days)
09-06-2002	won VWC against Sweden
15-08-2002	won UWC against North Korea
23-08-2002	lost UWC and VWC to France
18. France/2002-2003 (double crowned during 4 matches and 183 days)
23-08-2002	won UWC and VWC against Denmark
15-09-2002	defended UWC and VWC against Denmark
17-10-2002	defended UWC and VWC against England
16-11-2002	defended UWC and VWC against England
22-02-2003	lost UWC to China
		(retained VWC)
19. France/2003 (double crowned during 3 matches and 156 days)
		(retained VWC)
17-04-2003	won UWC against Germany
11-05-2003	defended UWC and VWC against Hungary
08-09-2003	defended UWC and VWC against Iceland
20-09-2003	lost UWC and VWC to Norway
20. Norway/2003 (double crowned during 1 match and 4 days)
20-09-2003	won UWC and VWC against France
24-09-2003	lost UWC and VWC to Brazil
21. Brazil/2003 (double crowned during 2 matches and 7 days)
24-09-2003	won UWC and VWC against Norway
27-09-2003	defended UWC and VWC against France
01-10-2003	lost UWC and VWC to Sweden
22. Sweden/2003 (double crowned during 2 matches and 11 days)
01-10-2003	won UWC and VWC against Brazil
05-10-2003	defended UWC and VWC against Canada
12-10-2003	lost UWC to Germany
23. Germany/2005-2006 (double crowned during 4 matches and 255 days)
12-06-2005	won VWC against France
19-06-2005	won UWC against Norway
25-09-2005      defended UWC and VWC against Russia
20-10-2005	defended UWC and VWC against Scotland
12-11-2005      defended UWC and VWC against Switzerland
01-03-2006      lost UWC to China
                (retained VWC)
24. Germany/2006-2007 (double crowned during 12 matches and 143 days)
		(retained VWC)
15-03-2006      won UWC against USA
10-05-2006      defended UWC and VWC against Ireland Rep.
03-08-2006      defended UWC against Italy
26-08-2006      defended UWC and VWC against Ireland Rep.
30-08-2006      defended UWC and VWC against Switzerland
23-09-2006      defended UWC and VWC against Scotland
27-09-2006      defended UWC and VWC against Russia
25-10-2006      defended UWC against England
23-11-2006      defended UWC against Japan
26-01-2007      defended UWC against USA
28-01-2007      defended UWC against China
30-01-2007      defended UWC against England
07-03-2007      lost UWC to Norway
                (retained VWC)
25. Germany/2007 (double crowned during 1 match and 5 days)
		(retained VWC)
12-03-2007      won UWC against Denmark
17-03-2007      lost UWC to Italy
                (retained VWC)
26. Brazil/2011 (double crowned during 11 matches and 169 days)
18-08-2008 won VWC against Germany
29-06-2011      won UWC against Australia
03-07-2011      defended UWC and VWC against Norway
06-07-2011      defended UWC and VWC against Ecuatorial Guinea
10-07-2011      defended UWC and VWC against USA
18-10-2011      defended UWC against Argentina
20-10-2011      defended UWC against Costa Rica
22-10-2011      defended UWC against Canada
25-10-2011      defended UWC against Mexico
27-10-2011      defended UWC against Canada
08-12-2011      defended UWC against Italy
11-12-2011      defended UWC against Chile
15-12-2011      lost UWC to Denmark
                (retained VWC)
27. Brazil/2011
		(retained VWC)
18-12-2011      won UWC against Denmark
24-03-2012      lost UWC to Canada
                (retained VWC)
Summary List:
Country		   From		   To		Matches		Days
Sweden		10.06.1988	12.06.1988	    1		   2
Norway		12.06.1988	04.09.1988	    2		  84	[tc]
Denmark		04.09.1988	15.10.1988	    1		  41
Sweden		15.10.1988	28.06.1989	    5		 256
Norway		28.06.1989	02.07.1989	    1		   4	[tc]
West Germany	02.07.1989	11.08.1990	    7		 405
Germany		14.07.1991	27.11.1991	    8		 136
USA		27.11.1991	14.08.1992	    2		 261	[tc]
USA		18.03.1994	20.03.1994	    1		   2	[tc]
USA		03.08.1994	17.03.1995	    9		 226	[tc]
Norway		18.06.1995	06.08.1995	    3		  49	[tc]
Norway		04.02.1996	28.07.1996	   12		 175	[tc]
Germany		10.09.1997	12.10.1997	    1		  32
China		31.05.2000	07.06.2000	    3		   7
China		26.06.2000	01.07.2000	    2		   5
Norway		28.09.2000	13.03.2001	    4		 166
Denmark		15.08.2002	23.08.2002	    1		   8
France		23.08.2002	22.02.2003	    4		 183
France		17.04.2003	20.09.2003	    3		 156
Norway		20.09.2003	24.09.2003	    1		   4
Brazil		24.09.2003	01.10.2003	    2		   7
Sweden		01.10.2003	12.10.2003	    2		  12
Germany         19.06.2005      01.03.2006          4            255    [tc]
Germany         15.10.2006      07.03.2007         12            143    [tc]
Germany         12.03.2007      17.03.2007          1              5    [tc]
Brazil          29.06.2011      15.12.2011         11            169
Brazil          18.12.2011      24.03.2012          2             97
[tc] "Triple Crowned" teams: simultaneously World Cup champions and Double Crown holders
Other matches when the double crown was disputed:
16.08.1992  friendly	USA (defending VWC) 2-4 Norway (defending UWC)
12.03.1993  friendly	Norway (defending UWC) 1-0 USA (defending VWC)
02.02.1996  friendly	USA (defending UWC) 3-2 Norway (defending VWC)
18.03.1999  friendly	USA (defending UWC) 2-1 Norway (defending VWC)
10.07.1999  World Cup	USA (defending UWC) 0-0 China (defending VWC)
17.09.2000  Ol. Games	USA (defending UWC) 1-1 China (defending VWC)
15.12.2010  SP Trnment  Brazil (defending VWC) 0-0 Canada (defending UWC)
19.12.2010  SP Trnment  Canada (defending UWC) 2-2 Brazil (defending VWC)
06.08.2012  Ol. Games   USA (defending UWC) 3-3 Canada (defending VWC)
02.06.2013  friendly    USA (defending UWC) 3-0 Canada (defending VWC)

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