Canada falls to Finland, beats Denmark in two-game day at World Mixed Curling Championships

ABERDEEN, United Kingdom — Canadian Jean-Michel Ménard fell to unbeaten Finland 5-3 before rebounding with a resounding 8-1 win over Denmark on Sunday at the World Mixed Curling Championship.

ABERDEEN, United Kingdom — Canadian Jean-Michel Ménard fell to unbeaten Finland 5-3 before rebounding with a resounding 8-1 win over Denmark on Sunday at the World Mixed Curling Championship.

The Canadians (2-1) traded singles with Finland (3-0) until the fifth end, when Finland started to open play. The Finnish team took a 5-2 lead after the sixth and Canada was only able to collect one more point.

Against Denmark (1-1), Ménard’s rink scored seven consecutive points in the first four ends. After Denmark had a run in the fifth, Canada added one more single in the next inning before the opposing team conceded the match.

Canada currently sits third in Group A on an interim basis with Finland and South Korea (3-0) both at the top of the standings.

Ménard’s team, which includes third Marie-France Larouche, second Ian Belleau and lead Annie Lemay with Eric Sylvain as coach, will face South Korea on Monday.

This report from The Canadian Press was first published on October 16, 2022.

The Canadian Press

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