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Canada trounces Sweden in women's curling

Jennifer Jones
Jennifer Jones
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According to the Canadian Press, team Canada improved to 2-0 in Olympic women's curling action on Tuesday with a 9-3 victory over team Sweden.

The Canadians were the dominant squad on Tuesday and have now hammered their opponents in the Olympic curling tournament by a combined score of 18-5.

It should also be noted that the teams Canadian skip Jennifer Jones has beaten to date are not pushovers. Swedish skip Margaretha Sigfridsson has advanced to the final of four World Curling championships, while China's Bingyu Wang (who Jones beat on Monday) won the 2009 World Championship.

Jones's team meanwhile executed frequent double takeouts, and were in complete control. It was also an excellent game for third Kaitlyn Lawes who executed an impressive pickout which set up a three ender for the Canadian team.

Canada wll now play Great Britain at 3:00 a.m. mountain time (TSN) on Wednesday.

Meanwhile on the men's side, Brad Jacobs (1-2) of Sault. Ste. Marie, Ontario lost 7-6 to Niklas Edin of Sweden. Edin had a successful game winning draw with his final stone.

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