WDF World Cup Men Overall 1979

For the second WDF World Cup the teams had to travel to the gambling capital of the world Las Vegas, USA. The tournament was played at the Sahara Hotel on November 2 and 3. Sixteen countries took part in the WDF World Cup, which was a great success since the teams had to make this long trip. England, represented by John Lowe, Eric Bristow, Tony Brown and Bill Lennard were the big favourites for the tournament, and some 400 supporters had come with them.

Hong Kong, Jamaica and Northern Ireland make their debut at this second WDF World Cup.

England wins the overall Cup with 108 points, Eric Bristow, Tony Brown, Bill Lennard & John Lowe also take gold in the team event and the pairs. The USA gets the silver with 62 points. Wales, the winners of the first edition have to settle for the bronze with 49 points. Australia finishes a creditable fourth with 28 points.

Overall ranking
1 - 108 points England
2 - 62 points United States
3 - 49 points Wales
4 - 28 points Australia
5 - 24 points Ireland Republic
6 - 23 points Scotland
7 - 21 points New Zealand
8 - 20 points Sweden
9 - 16 points Canada / Hong Kong
11 - 15 points Denmark / Northern Ireland
13 - 14 points Bermuda / Jamaica / Japan / Netherlands

Locatie: Verenigde Staten Sahara Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada Van: vrijdag 02 november 1979 Tot: zaterdag 03 november 1979

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