Curling: Swiss women’s team beat Canada
SANDVIKEN, Sweden –
Three-time defending champion Switzerland remained undefeated at the World Women’s Curling Championship with a 7-6 win over Canada in a draw Tuesday afternoon.
Silvana Tirinzoni’s team led 6-4 after three points in the fifth inning and stole one in the sixth.
After an empty seventh inning, the Canadian missed Einarson scoring a goal in the eighth and ending the game 6–6 with a steal in the ninth inning.
With the hammer in the final, Tirinzoni scored a goal to cement the victory and make it 6-0.
Einarson and teammates Val Sweeting, Shannon Birchard and Briane Harris, lost 4-2. The team from Gimli, Man., entered a late draw Tuesday in second place with Italy, South Korea and Norway.
Canada faced New Zealand inconclusive (0-6) in the evening draw.
The top six teams in the field of 13 teams qualified for the knockout stages. The final is scheduled for Sunday.
In other 10 draws, Norway beat Scotland 9-6, South Korea beat Germany 4-2 and Turkey beat Japan 7-4.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published on March 21, 2023.