Jean-Michel Menard and his Quebec rink win world mixed curling gold medal


Canada has captured gold on the world mixed curling championship.

Jean-Michel Menard of Gatineau, Que., led the Canadians to a 7-4 victory over host Scotland on the Curl Aberdeen facility on Saturday.

The victory from Menard and teammates Marie-France Larouche, Ian Belleau and Annie Lemay got here hours after they defeated Switzerland 9-4 within the semifinals.

The Scots edged Sweden 6-5 within the semis to clinch their berth within the last.

Switzerland captured bronze with a 6-4 win over Sweden.

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