The Canadians celebrated their second victory in the curling preliminary round. Japan also benefited greatly – in the United States, on the other hand, it was tight.
Canada continued to improve its record in the women’s curling tournament: on Monday (February 14, 2022) the team won 11:5 against Russian athletes, redeeming itself for Sunday’s loss against Switzerland.
Japan clearly beat China
Japan also took a clear win against hosts China in the opening session with a 10:2 victory. With four wins, the Japanese are now hot on the heels of Switzerland, who are still unbeaten at the top of the table.
The United States vs South Korea game was close: The Americans beat the 2018 silver medalists 8-6 in a thrilling game.
Switzerland’s first defeat
There were still three games left to play in the afternoon: Switzerland suffered their first loss in a close game. After ten finished, no decision was made. It went to the decider, which was won by Sweden.
Canada was also successful in the afternoon after the morning’s success: the North Americans beat Great Britain 7:3. After a stellar start to the tournament, Canada now has a good chance of reaching the semi-finals again after winning the Olympics for the third time.
The ambitious Japanese lost 5:10 against South Korea. With this win, South Korea still has a chance to reach the semi-finals.
The Russian Olympic Committee also remained without a victory against Denmark. After the bankruptcy of 5:10, the Russians are still at the bottom of the table.
The German team did not represent the Olympics.
Both the German men and women failed to qualify for Beijing. Italy won the mixed competition on Tuesday and won the gold medal after a strong tournament.
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