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Canada and Sweden Win Qualification Games at World Women’s Curling Championship



Canada Beats Japan in Close Game

The LGT World Women’s Curling Championship saw Canada defeat Japan by a score of 6-4 in a tightly contested game. Throughout the match, there was never more than one point between the teams, leading to an extra end with the score tied at 4-4. In the end, Canada came out on top thanks to a failed move by Japan’s Fujisawa Satsuki, which allowed Kerri Einarson’s Canadians to score two and win the match without having to play their last stone.

Sweden Defeats Italy in Tight Affair

In the other qualification match, hosts Sweden faced Italy in front of a passionate home crowd. The game featured four blank ends and was tied at 2-2 after six ends when Italy scored two. The teams were tied again after nine ends, but Sweden’s Anna Hasselborg secured the win in the tenth with a single point, giving Sweden a chance to play for medals.

Semi-Final Matchups Set

With these qualifications out of the way, Canada will face Norway in one semi-final while defending champions and table-toppers Switzerland take on Sweden in the other. Both matches will take place on the same day, Saturday afternoon.

The LGT World Women’s Curling Championship has been a thrilling competition so far, with surprises and upsets at every turn. Curling fans around the world are eagerly anticipating the semi-finals, which promise to deliver even more excitement and intrigue on the ice.




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