Skip Menard leads Canada’s world mixed curling team to extra-end win over South Korea


Canada’s Jean-Michel Menard led his rink to a 7-6 extra-end victory over beforehand unbeaten South Korea on the world mixed curling championships on Monday in Aberdeen, United Kingdom.

Coming off a two-game day, going 1-1 on Sunday, Canada (3-1) has now moved from being the interim third place team 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.

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