Sweden, Switzerland and hosts Canada maintain red-hot curling form

Sweden, Switzerland and hosts Canada maintain red-hot curling form
By Sportsbeat

02/04/2019 at 13:47Updated

Sweden skip Niklas Edin made sure his team re-joined Canada and Switzerland at the top of the world rankings at the World Men’s Curling Championship in Lethbridge.

Sweden beat Japan 8-3 in Monday’s third session while Switzerland ran out 9-6 winners against Germany to make it five wins on the spin. Meanwhile China squeezed past Korea to record their first win of the event so far after coming back from 5-1 down to win 9-8 and USA handed Russia a heavy 10-3 defeat. Hosts Canada sat the third session out but were in action in the second as they swept Norway aside with a 10-2 victory to keep the Scandinavians bottom of the pile and still in search of their first win.

In the other second session games, Italy beat China by 8-2, while Switzerland beat Netherlands by 7-6 and United States were 9-8 winners over Scotland.

And in the first session there were also wins for Russia, who beat Korea 6-4, Japan who beat Netherlands 9-7 and Sweden who overcame Germany 8-2.

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