Canada beats Switzerland in mixed curling at 2024 Winter Youth Olympic Games

Curling (Earl Andrew, Wikimedia Commons)

Team Canada won its only game on Monday in mixed curling at the 2024 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Gangneung, South Korea. The Canadian team comprised of skip Nathan Gray of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, third Chloe Fediuk of Edmonton, Alberta, second Owain Fisher of North River, Nova Scotia, and lead Allie Iskiw of Edmonton, Alberta, defeated Switzerland 6-5. This was the second straight day that Canada beat Switzerland in curling at a notable event by one point. On Sunday, Rachel Homan of Ottawa, Ontario defeated Silvana Tirinzoni 5-4 in nine ends in the final of the 2024 Canadian Open in Red Deer, Alberta. The Canadian Open is a grand slam event in the Grand Slam of Curling.

In Canada’s win over Switzerland at the Youth Olympic Winter Games, the game was tied at five heading into the eighth end, when Team Gray won bay a single point.

It was a slow start for the Canadians as they were spanked 8-3 by Italy in their opening game. Then Canada clobbered Brazil 14-0 on Sunday before losing 6-3 to Great Britain. Canada is currently at two wins and two losses, and tied for fourth place in Group B with Switzerland. Great Britain, Denmark and Italy are tied for first at three wins and one loss.

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