- James Dryburgh
James Dryburgh (born
May 27, 1975in Inverness, Scotland) is a Swedish curler. He lives in Stockholm, and currently plays third for Peja Lindholm.
Dryburgh is a two-time World Junior Champion. Playing for his native Scotland, he won gold in 1991 playing third for
Alan MacDougall. In 1996, Dryburgh played skip for Scotland to earn his second gold medal.
After juniors, he played alternate for his brother,
Douglas Dryburgh's team. This included a trip to the 1998 Winter Olympics. At the Olympics, the team finished 7th.
Dryburgh met his wife,
Margaretha Lindahlwhile at the Olympics. She was the alternate for the Swedish team. Dryburgh then moved to Sweden, learned Swedish and now has citizenship there. His brother, Douglas later moved to Ireland and now skips the Irish national team. His other brother, Stewart moved to Switzerland and curls there. [http://www.canada.com/edmontonjournal/news/sports/worldcurling/story.html?id=3026ff27-fa6c-47a8-9c78-bfde56c1fbf4&k=32455]
While in Sweden, Dryburgh joined up with three-time World champion
Peja Lindholmas his third. Dryburgh went to his first World Curling Championshipswith Lindholm in 2007.
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