Canada collects 3rd straight win at mixed curling worlds, routing India 9-2


Canada’s Jean-Michel Menard rolled to a 9-2 win over India’s P.N. Raju on Tuesday at the world mixed curling championship in Aberdeen, United Kingdom.

It was the third straight win for Menard and teammates Marie-France Larouche, Ian Belleau and Annie Lemay.

Canada (4-1) scored three factors within the first finish and stole three extra within the fourth. India (2-3) conceded after seven ends.

Menard remained in second place within the Group A standings behind Finland’s Markus Sipila (5-0).

Canada was scheduled to play Portugal’s Bridget Ribau and Hong Kong’s Jason Chang on Wednesday earlier than closing out round-robin play Thursday in opposition to Slovenia’s Stefan Sever.

The playoffs start Friday at the Curl Aberdeen facility and the finals are set for Saturday.

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