ABERDEEN, United Kingdom –
Canada’s Jean-Michel Menard led his rink to a 7-6 extra-end victory over beforehand unbeaten South Korea at the world mixed curling championships on Monday.
Coming off a two-game day, going 1-1 on Sunday, Canada (3-1) has now moved from being the interim third place group to taking sole possession of second in Group A behind Finland (4-0).
Entering the third finish down 1-0, Canada opened issues up with a rating of three. The Canadians maintained their lead till the eighth finish, which they entered up 6-4.
South Korea (3-1) then used the hammer to its benefit and scored two to ship the sport to further ends.
Canada took benefit of the hammer itself within the ninth finish, incomes a single level to take the victory.
Menard’s aspect, which incorporates third Marie-France Larouche, second Ian Belleau and lead Annie Lemay, subsequent performs India on Tuesday.
This report by The Canadian Press was first printed Oct. 17, 2022.