Canada rebounds against Denmark after loss to Finland at mixed curling worlds


Canada’s Jean-Michel Menard fell to undefeated Finland 5-3 earlier than rebounding with a resounding 8-1 win over Denmark on Sunday at the world mixed curling championship in Abderdeen, Scotland.

The Canadians (2-1) exchanged singles with Finland (3-0) till the fifth finish, when Finland began to open issues up. The Finnish facet took a 5-2 lead after the sixth and Canada might solely muster yet another level.

Against Denmark (1-1), Menard’s rink scored seven consecutive factors within the first 4 ends. After Denmark picked up some extent within the fifth, Canada added yet another single within the following finish earlier than the opposing facet conceded the sport.

Canada at present sits because the interim third-place workforce in Group A with Finland and South Korea (3-0) each sitting atop the standings.

Menard’s facet, which incorporates third Marie-France Larouche, second Ian Belleau and lead Annie Lemay with Eric Sylvain serving as coach, subsequent performs South Korea on Monday.

WATCH | CBC Sports’ That Curling Show examines the curling panorama:

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Hosts Devin Heroux and Colleen Jones study the curling panorama as a brand new quadrennial begins. They discuss to newly-appointed World Curling Federation President Beau Welling, 3-time world champion skip from Switzerland Silvana Tirinzoni, Curling Canada’s Nolan Thiessen and shut the present with journalists Ted Wyman and Greg Strong.


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