Canada's Kerri Einarson stole her way to victory to open the women's world curling championship. Einarson defeated the host Swedes 9-4 in Sandviken on Saturday.
Trailing 4-3 heading into the ninth end, Canada stole two to take the lead. Einarson executed a tricky double takeout in the 10th to force Swedish skip Anna Hasselborg to draw against multiple Canadian stones.
Hasselborg was light to give up a steal of four and Canada secured the win. WATCH | Einarson leads Canada past Sweden at women's worlds: "It's really crucial.
The fans were totally on their side, but I just went with it. I sang with the crowd in my head because it was very catchy," Einarson said. "We always want to start an event with a win and we're in good shape right now." Both skips struggled with draw weight late in the game as the ice surface in Sandviken's Goransson Arena appeared to warm. WATCH | Einarson talks worlds on CBC Sports' 'That Curling Show': In the early going, Einarson took a 1-0 lead following the first end.Read more on cbc.ca
Players.bio is a large online platform sharing the best live coverage of your favourite sports: Football, Golf, Rugby, Cricket, F1, Boxing, NFL, NBA, plus the latest sports news, transfers & scores. Exclusive interviews, fresh photos and videos, breaking news. Stay tuned to know everything you wish about your favorite stars 24/7. Check our daily updates and make sure you don't miss anything about celebrities' lives.
Owner: SNOWLAND s.r.o.
Registration certificate 06691200
16200, Na okraji 381/41, Veleslavín, 162 00 Praha 6
©2023. All rights reserved.