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The Speedway World Team Cup was an annual speedway event held each year in different countries.wikipedia
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The competition started in 1960 and was replaced with the Speedway World Cup in 2001.
The first edition of the competition in the current format was held in 2001 and replaced the old World Team Cup competition which was amalgamated with the World Pairs Championship.
1960 Speedway World Team Cup was the first FIM Speedway World Team Cup season.
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In 1994 the World Pairs Championship was merged with the World Team Cup and this system was used until 1999 when it once gain reverted to the original format.
From 1994 it was merged with the World Team Cup to create the Speedway World Cup, which held its final edition in 2017.
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The Sweden national speedway team has won the Speedway World Team Cup and Speedway World Cup on 10 occasions and were a major force in the opening years of the tournament, winning 4 out of the first 5, between 1960 and 1964.
Björn Knutsson (born 1938 Sweden) is a former speedway rider who won the Speedway World Championship in 1965 and was a four-time winner of the World Team Cup.
1961 Speedway World Team Cup was the second FIM Speedway World Team Cup season.
He also helped Sweden win the World Team Cup in 1960, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1967 and 1970 as well as the Speedway World Pairs Championship in 1968.
1962 Speedway World Team Cup was the third FIM Speedway World Team Cup season.
1963 Speedway World Team Cup was the fourth FIM Speedway World Team Cup season.
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He won the world pairs championship in 1974 with Anders Michanek and became world team champion three times representing Sweden, in 1962, 1964 and 1970.
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The England national speedway team has won the Speedway World Team Cup on five occasions with the Great Britain side winning four times.
1964 Speedway World Team Cup was the fifth FIM Speedway World Team Cup season.
Mieczysław Połukard (1930 in Warsaw, Poland – 26 October 1985 in Bydgoszcz, Poland) was a Polish speedway rider and coach, the first Polish rider to ride in the Individual World Championship Final in 1959 and won the World Team Cup in 1961.
1965 Speedway World Team Cup was the sixth FIM Speedway World Team Cup season.
Andrzej Wyglenda (born 4 May 1941 in Rybnik, Poland) is a former Polish motorcycle speedway rider who has won 1971 Speedway World Pairs Championship and Speedway World Team Cup three times.
Zbigniew Podlecki (19 January 1940 – 8 January 2009) was a Polish motorcycle speedway rider who won Team World Champion title in 1965.
He was a member of the Polish World Team Cup winning teams of 1965 and 1966.
He also finished on the rostrum of the World Team Cup nine times between 1965 and 1976 but never won a gold medal.
The Speedway World Team Cup was an annual speedway event held each year in different countries.
The first such championship was the Speedway World Team Cup, which was contested annually from 1960 to 2000.
Six-time finalist of the Speedway World Team Cup, where together with the Polish National Team he won 3 gold (1965, 1966, 1969 ) and 1 silver medal (1967 ), and finished in 4th place twice (1963, 1964 ).
He also rode in five World Team Cup finals.
He was also a member of the Polish World Team Cup winning team of 1969.
He also finished third in the Speedway World Pairs Championship in 1969 with Nigel Boocock and was a member of the Great Britain team that won the World Team Cups in 1968 and 1975.
During his career, Peter Collins won 10 World Championships in speedway competition (one Individual, four Pairs and five World Team Cups) making him the most successful British rider in history.